Apple Letter To NHTSA Hints About Its Self-Driving Car Plans

Posted: Dec 5 2016, 11:42am CST | by , in Cars & Vehicles


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Apple Letter to NHTSA Hints About its Self-Driving Car Plans
  • Apple’s Self-Driving Car plan Lives!

The company has shown interest in testing of self-driving cars technology.

It was speculated that Apple’s plan to indulge in testing the self-driving technology might not come to a successful end now as the company was not really showing any progress in the domain.

However a new letter written by Apple to US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), indicated that company is looking for autonomous car testing.

The letter read that Apple is really enthusiastic and excited to test the autonomous car technology. They also mentioned testing in the field of transportation too.

The company is aiming currently to be a self-driving car tech. Thus they are ensuring that they do not violate any rule on the regulations board nor they go off the ethical boundaries.

According to Apple’s new letter, they want to share the crash and near crash data of the tested cars with NHTSA as well so that a better picture of quality work is reached to the authorities. They said that it will enhance the security and safety of the products but the information should not come at a cost of privacy.

According to Apple the well-developed autonomous testing companies have an edge over newbies like Apple in the field. However the new companies like Apple who are going to test the facility should be given equal opportunities to test their technology as well. The company wants to have less authoritative regulatory actions over them while doing the work.

Apple confirmed that they have written a letter to NHTSA. According to Engadget, they confirmed that they need to test autonomous cars. They haven’t shared any other kind of detail of the project but they surely made sure that they get into the good books of NHTSA by suggesting them the best plans for testing in field.

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