25 Oct '13, 11am

#TechNews Tesla Motors Hires Ex-Apple VP As Head Of Vehicle Programs via Green Car Reports

By Stephen Edelstein 194 views Oct 25, 2013 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California Enlarge Photo Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] thinks of itself as more Silicon Valley than Detroit, but its latest high-profile hire is a bit of both. Tesla announced that it is hiring former Apple vice president Doug Field as its new vice president of vehicle programs. Field previously oversaw product development at Apple as vice president of Mac hardware engineering. However, he started his career as an engineer for Ford. He was also Segway's chief technology officer. Now that he's found his way back to the car industry, what exactly will Field be doing? According to Tesla's statement, Field will be "responsible for driving development of new vehicles." That's not a very specific job description, but it seems to indicate that Field will oversee the dev...

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