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Apple Car: Makers & Sensors

Since launching Project Titan in 2014, Apple has focused on finding “the right suppliers to set up a supply chain,” said Yole Développement CEO Jean-Christophe Eloy. Who are the likely suppliers?
Apple Car: Makers & Sensors
Apple Car: Makers & Sensors

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By Junko Yoshida

Early industry speculation, since debunked, was that Apple was making manufacturing deals with Hyundai and Kia. Earlier this year, Korea Times reported an Apple deal with “a joint venture of LG and Magna.” A report this month from Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper, however, says that Apple may go it alone.

Veteran auto industry observers put Magna high on the “likely” list. Automotive industry analyst Egil Juliussen called Magna “the most competent manufacturer” of vehicles but speculated that Apple “might recruit several different manufacturers.”

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