As you know, at the moment all the companies working on technologies for Autonomous cars, are used to test the upgraded production cars.
Waymo uses minivans, Chrysler Pacifica, Uber — crossover Volvo XC90, which was succeeded by the Ford Fusion sedan (us Mondeo). Yes, Waymo, when she was just a nameless unit of Google, was unique compact car designed from scratch by the search giant, but later refused them.
Apple now uses the Lexus crossover, which it has, according to recent figures, there are 55 pieces. But sources report that Cupertino giant has found a new partner. They allegedly became the company Volkswagen.
It is argued that it will provide Apple minivans Transporter T6 that Apple will equip the necessary equipment. The resulting drones will transport Apple employees between offices in Silicon valley. Details about this yet. That is, it is unknown how much Apple will have such machines whether they are available to everyone of the employees, exactly what it will be T6 version, and so on.
Let me remind you, Apple’s project to develop technology for Autonomous cars is called Titan. Initially it was thought that the company is engaged in creation of own auto, but then the insiders said that the project leadership decided to change direction and now Apple is developing the technology for unmanned cars. What eventually happens and when to wait is unknown.