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Monday, September 28, 2015

Apple's Project Titan Completion Date Moves Up To 2019?

It has been long reported that Apple's upcoming electric car codenamed Project Titan, is scheduled to be completed by the year 2020. There has been loads of rumored information on Titan in the recent few weeks ranging from a possible test site to Apple's hiring of car engineers.

And now, the Wall Street Journal, is reporting that Apple could be done with Titan by 2019, a full year ahead of the projected date.

According to the news report, Apple has added another 1,200 employees to the Titan team thereby tripling in size. The WSJ also says that the first Apple electric car model won't be a self-driving vehicle. Sounds like Apple's idea of withholding features for future upgrades seen in iPhones applies to Project Titan too.

An Apple executive, DJ Novotney, has been named by the WSJ, as being the one to claim the project finishing date has moved up by a year. Novotney is a Vice-President of Program Management at Apple according to his LinkedIn profile.

There has been no official word from the Cupertino company regarding Project Titan.

You may also want to read these related posts to Apple's Project Titan...

Apple's Project Titan Could Feature A Futuristic Widescreen Head-Up Display - September 16, 2015
Daimler Won't Become A Mere Hardware Supplier For Any Apple Car Project - September 11, 2015
Apple Continues Scooping Up Car Engineers, This Time From Tesla Motors - August 30, 2015
GoMentum Station - The Possible Home Of Apple's Project Titan - August 29, 2015
Apple Could Be Shopping For A Secret Self-Driving Car Test Facility [Report] - August 17, 2015

Source: Wall Street Journal
Concept image source: 'latheeshmvilla' via Freelancer

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