Apple Expands Its Fleet Of Autonomous Cars in California

Apple now has 66 cars driving autonomously in California. 

As we reported multiple times before (here, here and here), Apple has, once again, expanded its fleet of self-driving cars in California, registering an additional vehicles with the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles.

Apple has increased its fleet of autonomous test vehicles in California to 66, with 111 registered drivers. Here is the current numbers:

1-GM Cruise: 117 Cars and 333 Drivers

2-Waymo: 72 cars and 411 Drivers

3-Apple: 66 Cars and 111 Drivers

4-Tesla: 39 Cars and 92 Drivers

In California, currently, there are 56 Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit holders, 468 approved vehicles and 1677 approved drivers.

Apple rapidly increased its fleet from 3 in April 2017. Currently, Apple Apple has the third largest fleet of self-driving cars in California.

So far, Apple has not applied for a driverless car permit, according to the DMV.

What exactly Apple is trying to do is still unknown.

Dr. Serhat Kurt worked as a Senior Technology Director. He holds a doctoral degree (or doctorate) from the University of Illinois at Urbana / Champaign and a master’s degree from Purdue University. Here is his LinkedIn profile.

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