Some news outlets claim that the Apple car could be ready for production with a revolutionary battery by 2024. Mark Gurman has a report on Thursday saying that the car is five to seven years away, which is still in the general area of a half decade.
Still, some Apple engineers on the project believe the company could release a product in five to seven years if Apple goes ahead with its plans. The car is nowhere near production stage, the people said, though they did warn timelines could change. They asked not to be identified discussing sensitive, internal work. The majority of the team is currently either working from home or at the office for limited time, slowing the company’s ability to develop a full vehicle. An Apple spokesman declined to comment.
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