In a few coming years, you will have your car with a shiny Apple logo, as the reports claim that the tech giant; Apple aims to start producing an electric vehicle as early as in 2020. The company has been working secretly on an electric car that will come in front of us in 2020. As in the last week, a news was revealed that the Apple has a secret lab working on the creation of an Apple-branded electric car “iMove”.
The iPhone maker is aiming to have a “Car Team” of about 200 talented people to meet the goal. A seemingly aggressive target for mobile devices makers with little experience in car manufacture. Bloomberg reported. Apple is said to be seeking engineers with deep expertise in car making systems, including from Tesla. The company is also taking ideas with industry experts and with other auto-makers to get a complete knowledge of how to make its own electric car.
“Apple is currently developing a large scale battery division to complete in the very same field as A123″
The Lawsuit Read. The suite was reported by a legal website law360.com. The company has hired some best battery engineers to work on the same projects.
Both Tesla Motors and General Motors are working on new designs for electric vehicles that could travel more than 200 miles on a single charge. Those electric cars are set to launch later in 2017. Even, Apple is composing an automobile team in Cupertino, but five years is a fast turnaround time.
“As most of the best manufacturers spend more than seven years of time in developing a new car before bringing it to the market” According to Bloomberg”
Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster said in a note to the customers this week that:
“it seems far more likely that we get a TV from Apple in the next five years than a car.”