Apple's on-again off-again self-driving project is really off

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Apple reportedly working on self-driving employee shuttle for its campuses

The company seems serious about autonomous software and hardware, however.

Here are all the "new" features of the Apple iPhone 8 The report says that the project, which will include conventional cars with self-driving kit, is being termed as "Pail" - Palo Alto to Infinite Loop.

Test vehicles will carry employees between its various Silicon Valley offices but are yet to be in operation. The new effort is called PAIL, short for Palo Alto to Infinite Loop, the address of the company's main office in Cupertino, Calif, and a few miles down the road from Palo Alto, Calif.

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The so-called "Apple Car" may never come to be, thanks in large part to a lack of agreement by Apple leadership as to what such a vehicle should do, reports the New York Times's Daisuke Wakabayashi.

So we have come across many leaks and rumors and as a result we know that Apple has hired "hundreds" of engineers who will build an autonomous vehicle.

From the start, Project Titan encompassed a wide range of details, including motorized doors that open and close silently, a redesigned auto interior without steering wheel or gas pedals, and virtual or augmented reality in interior displays.

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Last year, Apple's plans were reignited when Bob Mansfield took the helm and brought in fresh faces.

"Apple is just trying to play catch up", the source said. It's a move that makes sense: leave the car-making to the carmakers, and instead focus on the technology side of autonomous vehicles. Apple executive Steve Zadesky, who was at first in charge of Titan, was more interested on the semi-autonomous alternative, according to the Times. The shuttle will be used as a form of testing for Apple and will match what other companies, including Waymo and Cruise, have done to test and flawless their technologies. However, individuals in the design time, including Apple's chief designer Jonathan Ive, wanted to build fully autonomous cars. The aim of the project was to bring out an entirely self-driving auto.

According to the Times, Project Titan was more than a trial-and-error tinkering project.

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