Apple hired a top manager Mercedes-Benz to work on a secret project




Apple hired the former President and Head of Research and Development Mercedes-Benz John Dzhungvirfa, reports Financial Times. According to the newspaper, the employee will work in the new lab on some “secret project.”


“Research Laboratory Apple opened late last year, shortly after the presentation of” smart “watches and new models of iPhone. This means that for the first release of the finished product can take several years. Apple exploring a wide range of areas, some of them are embodied in the form of serial products “- the newspaper said.

John Dzhungvirf headed a research laboratory Mercedes-Benz since March 2009. At the end of last year, he left the company to pursue a career at Apple.

The news of hiring specialist Mercedes-Benz came amid speculation about Apple preparing your own car , which must compete with electric cars Tesla. Sources found that participation in this project several Tesla employees left the company.


The first suggestion that Apple is going to enter the car market, there were many years ago. Back in 2007, it was reported that Apple is in talks with Volkswagen co-production car called iCar. In October 2012 it was reported that the car was one of the last projects and one of the founders of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, which he did not finish.

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