Apple’s dream of self-driving tech seems to have picked up steam, as the company is reportedly working on a self-driving bus to ferry employees to and from its campus. If The New York Times is to be believed, the new service is dubbed “PAIL,” which is short for Palo Alto to Infinite Loop.
Self-driving bus to use third-party vehicle
According to The New York Times, the self-driving bus will be built on a van built by a major U.S. automaker rather than on a vehicle made in-house by Apple. The reason Apple will reportedly use a van from another manufacturer is because it is said to have dropped the idea of building its own autonomous vehicle a while ago in favor of focusing on self-driving technology and software which can be deployed in cars made by other companies.
Earlier this month, CEO Tim Cook hinted that Apple is working on autonomous systems and artificial intelligence. Cook stated that such a system could be used in various ways, including in