Apple would have tapped on the brakes of its self-driving car
Apple’s first electric vehicle, intended to be fully autonomous withwill now debut in 2026, a year later than expected, according to a Bloomberg report on Tuesday.
Along with the delayed release, the car would now only have fully autonomous capabilities on the highway. Therefore, the initial design – devoid of steering wheel and pedals – will have to be modified to adapt to manual driving.
The delay and at least temporary removal of fully self-contained features may be disappointing to some, but there’s good news. According to Bloomberg, Apple offered to lower the projected price from around $120,000 to under $100,000.
Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the project, dubbed “Titan.” After apparentlyin June 2021, the company later in the year and now has its sights set on a 2026 release.