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Technology

Apple in talks to buy self-driving sensors, key step in iCar plan

Bloomberg Apple Inc. is in discussions with multiple suppliers of self-driving car sensors known as lidar, according to people familiar with the matter, a key milestone towards development of its first passenger vehicle. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant is in active talks with a number of potential suppliers for these ...

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iPhone assembler Foxconn to help launch electric cars

Bloomberg Foxconn Technology Group’s new EV platform is expected to help launch vehicles later this year, a company official said, signifying major progress in the Taiwanese electronics giant’s push into the automotive space. Two light vehicles designed using Foxconn’s platform will be unveiled in the fourth quarter, Chairman Young Liu ...

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Jet-powered flying taxi startup to develop hubs across Florida

Bloomberg The world’s first all-electric vertical takeoff passenger jet could start operations from boutique hubs across Florida in coming years. German startup Lilium GmbH has struck a deal to build a network of at least 10 so-called vertiports with Spanish infrastructure giant Ferrovial SE, the companies said. Ferrovial owns 25% ...

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