YouTuber and electrical car knowledgeable Ben Sullins joins us on this week’s episode of The MacRumors Present to speak via all the newest rumors and expectations across the Apple Automotive.
Apple initially meant its electrical car to have many distinctive design options, together with no steering wheel or brake pedal, and inward-facing seats in a limousine-like configuration, however the firm has since scaled again its ambitions. Now, the automobile is anticipated to have a extra conventional design with a driver’s seat, steering wheel, and standard pedals. It was additionally deliberate to begin at round $120,000 with full-self driving performance, however now Apple is aiming for a sub-$100,000 worth level with solely restricted autonomous driving capabilities on highways. Apple is purportedly aiming to launch the car round 2026.
We talk about what Ben expects from the Apple Automotive‘s identification, distinctive promoting factors, driving type, and go-to-market technique. Ben analyzes the place the car is more likely to be positioned and its sub-$100,000 worth level, and whether or not it might probably compete with Tesla’s choices. We additionally talk about autonomous driving performance and the place the broader electrical car market will probably be by the point Apple’s automobile launches, how Tesla is more likely to reply, and extra. See extra of Ben’s work over on his YouTube channel.
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