- An updated version of Apple’s self-driving car was spotted in Silicon Valley.
- It’s sporting a new set of white plastic-covered sensors on top of the car’s roof rack.
- Apple’s self-driving cars will reportedly be used for an internal company shuttle to bring employees from one building to another.
Apple’s self-driving cars have a new array of sensors, according to video tweeted by self-driving car startup founder MacCallister Higgins on Tuesday.
According to the video, Apple has a new array of sensors with which it’s equipping its fleet of self-driving cars.
The rack spotted in Higgins’ video is covered in Apple-style white plastic, and sports a lot of different sensors, including six Lidar sensors, according to his tweets.
Check it out:
Here’s what previous versions of the sensor array looked like:
According to documents filed with the California DMV earlier this year, Apple is currently operating a fleet of three Lexus SUVs to test its self-driving car software. Apple also plans to operate a self-driving shuttle using the technology, according to The New York Times.
In 2016, Apple reportedly drastically scaled back its car ambitions, codenamed “Project Titan,” from building a complete vehicle to focusing on the self-driving component.
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