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The Guardian: ‘Apple Executives Have Discussed Their Plans for An Autonomous Vehicle with Officials at California’s DMV’ ➝

Mark Harris, writing for The Guardian:

According to documents obtained by the Guardian, Mike Maletic, a senior legal counsel at Apple, had an hour-long meeting on 17 August with the department’s self-driving car experts Bernard Soriano, DMV deputy director, and Stephanie Dougherty, chief of strategic planning, who are co-sponsors of California’s autonomous vehicle regulation project, and Brian Soublet, the department’s deputy director and chief counsel.

The Guardian: ‘Documents Confirm Apple is Building Self-Driving Car’ ➝

I loved John Gruber’s response to this:

It sure looks like Apple is getting ready to test drive a car, but I didn’t see anything in this report that justifies the assumption that it’s a self-driving car. Did I miss something?

My thoughts exactly. I haven’t seen much evidence pointing towards Apple building a self-driving car specifically, including the aforelinked piece by The Guardian.