San Francisco: It is reported that Apple has hired veteran Ford Desi Uikashevich, as the iPhone manufacturer plans to launch an electric car in 2024. Numerous reports claimed that Uikashevich, Ford’s global director of safety, would join Apple to help it develop a fully electric autonomous vehicle. Uikashevich joined Ford 31 years ago and has worked in a variety of disciplines, including EV development. The Apple iPhone 13 128GB variant is now available for Rs 35,513; Here’s how to get it.

She has worked on a number of Ford and Lincoln SUVs, as well as compact Ford Fiesta and Focus cars. Uikashevich can help Apple overcome regulatory barriers the company faces when testing self-driving prototypes on public roads, TechCrunch reports.

“Her expertise in security technology and protocols can also help Apple in its project,” the report said late Tuesday.

The iPhone maker has partnered with a South Korean company to develop an autopilot chip for its car. According to TheElec, Apple in partnership with the South Korean company for the assembly and testing of semiconductors (OSAT), which is engaged in outsourcing, has developed autopilot technology for its car.

It is reported that Apple is following a similar path to Tesla. The company EV, owned by Ilona Mask, used Samsung memory in the development of the autopilot chip and transferred the assembly work to Jcet Stats Chip Pac Korea. It is expected that Apple Car will also use LED screens throughout the car to inform other drivers what the self-driving system is doing.

The display will show information about braking, car speed and other messages in the form of graphics, as well as video. The future Apple Car is expected to use a “C1” chip based on the A12 Bionic processor, with internal AI capabilities such as eye tracking.

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