“Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the automotive industry is at the precipice of ‘massive change’ — though he stopped short of saying whether the world’s largest publicly traded company would play a role in that transformation,” Dawn Chmielewski reports for Re/code.

“‘It would seem like there will be massive change in that industry, massive change,’ Cook said on Monday night at the Wall Street Journal’s WSJDLive conference at The Montage resort in Laguna Beach, Calif.,” Chmielewski reports. “Cook, who was interviewed onstage by WSJ executive editor, Gerard Baker, declined to respond to published reports that Apple is developing an electric car that might hit the road as soon as 2019. Cook said that, in the short term, Apple is working to bring the “iPhone experience” to the vehicle through CarPlay, its in-dash system that creates a way for users to access their iTunes music collections or get driving directions from its mapping software without touching their phones. ‘We’ll see what we do in the future,’ Cook said, leaving open the tantalizing prospect of more. ‘I do think that the industry is at an inflection point for massive change.'”

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