Source at Apple has confirmed the development of electric «iCar»




By the ubiquitous iPhone and iPad may soon join and serial iCar: conceptual development by Apple in the automotive industry, according to rumors, almost ready to be embodied in a conveyor model.


According to Business Insider, referring to an employee at Apple, who wished to remain anonymous, the company is working on an electric car of his own design. “I think that the latest Apple project is too important to simply abandon it. It will change the situation on the market and make the company to think about Tesla “- quoted an insider own edition.

This may mean that, firstly, it is about your own car Apple, and secondly, that it will receive an electric power plant. According to a source publication, the project is 80%.

Earlier it was reported that Apple is not only working on technology that could be integrated into the on-board electronics of modern cars, but also actively soliciting their ranks experts on designing a four transport. Source footage is sometimes still the same Tesla Motors. However, market experts doubt that the company has enough resources to become a full-fledged player market electric vehicles.

Designers do not just represent, might look like a car, if its creation took Jonathan Ive. For example, in 2010 a project on this topic titled Apple iCar prepare students for the Turin Institute of Design Livio Tyudoran.

Officially, Apple’s interest for cars is still limited software services CarPlay. He is similar to the iOS interface that is displayed on the screen car multimedia system. You can operate the system by voice, touch or through integrated on the steering wheel and the main panel controls. In the beta version of iOS 8.3, which became available to developers this week, it is possible to connect wirelessly to vehicle systems with support CarPlay.

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