“California DMV executives requested a meeting with Apple on March 16, 2018. The meeting was held on April 2, 2018, macReports learned via documents requested pursuant to the Public Records Act,” Serhat Kurt reports for macReports. “This is particularly interesting because the meeting request came from DMV, not Apple.”
“The meeting was requested by Bernard Soriano (Deputy Director – DMV),” Kurt reports. “Bernard Soriano contacted Steve Kenner (Apple) to arrange the meeting.”
“We know that during the meeting the group discussed autonomous vehicles,” Kurt reports. “The title of the meeting was simply ‘Meeting with Apple.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: Not a huge surprise since it’s common knowledge that Apple is testing self-driving vehicles in California, but it does confirm that the work continues.
Apple wants California DMV to shroud public reports about Apple’s autonomous vehicle tests – April 28, 2017
Right now, the ‘Apple Car’ is a 2015 Lexus RX 450h SUV – April 17, 2017
Apple’s letter to the U.S. NHTSA reveals 30-year Detroit veteran on its stealth ‘Project Titan’ team – December 8, 2016
Apple letter all but confirms plans for self-driving cars and commitment to privacy – December 5, 2016
Apple drops hints about autonomous-vehicle project in letter to U.S. transportation regulators – December 3, 2016
[Attribution: 9to5Mac. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]