Apple's Project Titan—dubbed Apple Car by the media— is widely reported to be all about automotive technologies. The latest rumor involves a partnership with BMW, specifically for the carbon fiber bodies used in the BMW i3. Manager Magazine (Google Translated):
Regardless of whether or not this rumor—or partnership—pans out, Apple industrial design is all about materials and I'd expect anything they put out to be as innovative in construction as it is software and integration.
We likely won't see anything official for several more years, but it'll be interesting to watch in the meantime.
Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.
Couldn't they find an uglier car?
They might not want it for cars. The car is made out of durable polymer and carbon fiber. This material could be used for lighter iPhone, iPad, and MacBook components. Sent from the iMore App
I've been wondering if and when our devices might start moving to these materials, are they good at dissipating heat like aluminum?
i think it would be better if car manufacturer include apple car and carplay (android) in this case the users would not be limited ____________________________________________________
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