Apple Car Progressing Faster Than Anticipated: Daimler CEO

Apple Car Progressing Faster Than Anticipated: Daimler CEO
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Even though there have been a lot of rumors and speculations about Apple car, the Cupertino company has not even acknowledged its automobile plans. But Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche, who recently visited the Silicon Valley, told German weekly Welt am Sonntag (via Reuters) that both Apple and Google had made more progress on their car projects than Zetsche anticipated.

Zetsche met with 70 Silicon Valley companies

Prototypes of Google’s self-driving car are already under testing, but Apple has been tight-lipped about its so-called Project Titan. “Our impression was that these companies can do more and know more than we had previously assumed,” Zetsche told the German weekly. Zetsche and some senior Daimler executives met with about 70 companies, including startups, in the Silicon Valley.

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Zetsche did not reveal whether his team had meetings with Apple and Google. Dieter Zetsche was surprised to see that the Silicon Valley com