Apple confirms it is working on self-driving cars

Firm reveals secret project in statement to US highways regulator, two years after rumours of its interest began to circulate Apple offered no details of its project, but highlighted the ‘societal benefits’ of driverless vehicles. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Apple has said for the first time that it is working on technology to develop self-driving cars. The company, which has been rumoured to be interested in the automated car market for the past two years, confirmed its previously secret initiative in a statement to the US highways regulator. “The company is investing heavily in the study of machine learning and automation, and is excited about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transportation,” said the letter from Steve Kenner, Apple’s director of product integrity, to the head of…

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