“Doug Field, who stepped down as the senior vice president of engineering at Telsa Inc last month, is returning to Apple Inc, Apple told Reuters on Thursday,” Stephen Nellis reports for Reuters. “Field will be working with Apple executive Bob Mansfield, who has been heading up Apple’s self-driving car program, Project Titan.”
“Field has spent the past five years at Tesla,” Nellis reports. “In April, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a tweet that he had asked Field to manage the company’s engineering and production while Musk focused more time on Model 3 production.”
“But in May, reports emerged that Field was leaving the carmaker,” Nellis reports. “At the time, Tesla said Field was ‘just taking some time off to recharge and spend time with his family. He has not left Tesla.’ In July, Tesla announced that Field had left Tesla.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Wonder if Musk’s inceasingly erratic behavior of late had anything to do with it?
Tesla hires Apple VP of Mac Hardware Engineering Doug Field to lead development of new vehicles – October 24, 2013
This is interesting for project Titanic … 😉
was going to say something about a sinking ship, but…….
another Tesla news i heard recently is that Elon Musk wants to make Tesla fully private by buying all shares
Anyone else have the intrusive google floating ad covering up part of the story text? Needs to stop.
The whole experience on Mac Daily News is like navigating a mine field now. You really have to be careful where your finger touches the screen on an iPhone. The ads have just become a real deterrent to having a positive experience on thier website.
I knew he came back PT, but I thought that arrangement expired. One of my favorite Apple guys.