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Volkswagen's CEO does not believe Apple will make its own car

By Kenny Yeo - on 23 Jun 2022, 10:11am

Volkswagen's CEO does not believe Apple will make its own car

Volkswagen GTI (Image source: Volkswagen)

Apple has long been rumoured to be working on a car but it has been years and we've yet to hear or see anything concrete.

And at the tech conference in Berlin earlier, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said that he was skeptical that Apple would eventually make its own cars. He said:

I'm not sure if Apple will actually bring cars to the market in the end. It would be a big effort.

That said, he is certain that Apple will want to compete in car software, especially after the announcements made surrounding CarPlay at WWDC 2022.

At WWDC, Apple teased its next-generation CarPlay experience that features larger customisable displays which automakers could use across its entire dashboard and even instrument cluster.

Apple was rumoured to be in talks with multiple automakers and suppliers since last year and the latest rumours say they were in talks with Porsche about a possible collaboration.

And a report from Bloomberg late last year said that Apple is looking to unveil its very own car in 2025.

Source Reuters via 9to5 Mac

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