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Apple, Google, and Autonomous Driving: Way Mo’ to… https://t.co/pxcQ62Amzf

Apple, Google, and Autonomous Driving: Way Mo’ to… https://t.co/pxcQ62Amzf

Earlier this month, Apple and Google both announced plans to kill off their self-driving car projects in favor of focusing on developing the underlying technology. But it’s a little weird that one announcement came so close on the heels of the other. Apple’s Project Titan, formerly a self-driving car project, will presumably continue to compete with Google’s Waymo, which is a subsidiary for Google’s efforts thus far in the field. It’s a race, even if neither company has acknowledged it as such. Last we knew, Project Titan was testing self-driving Lexus RX450h SUVs around Silicon Valley, which were first spotted in late April. Waymo was arguably more successful, since they’d actually succeeded in building a fleet of the Firefly self-driving car pod. Apple and Google are both being vague about this change in plans, as usual, but we already know a fair amount about how these ...

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