According to Bloomberg Apple is looking for sensors that will be cutting edge “four to five years from now,” giving us a better idea of when the car may arrive. We’re probably looking at 2025 at the earliest.
Apparently, Apple is in active talks with a number of companies that can supply it with the LiDAR sensors.
The companies reportedly asked not to be identified, due to the “private nature of the discussions.” Presumably, they may also be worried that being publicly associated with the Apple Car will lead to Apple canceling talks. Supposedly, such a reveal was behind the sudden cancelation of the deal between Apple and Hyundai/Kia, after reports came out that they would both be involved in manufacturing the