A 'massive change' is coming to the car industry, says Tim Cook

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The likelihood of the Apple Car is becoming a bit more probable, as Apple CEO Tim Cook said he believes a “massive change” is coming to the automotive industry.

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Speaking with the Wall Street Journal on Monday night, Cook said, “When I look at the automobile, what I see is that software becomes an increasingly important part of the car of the future,” adding, “I do think that industry is at an inflection point for massive change, not just evolutionary change.”

Granted, Cook was lead into this statement while speaking of self-driving car technology and Apple’s CarPlay, saying he wants people have an "iPhone experience” in their car. However, it’s not too farfetched to presume Cook is also subtly hinting at the rumored Apple Car. The reportedly forthcoming Apple EV, which is speculated to be under development as the Project Titan, has been given a 2019 launch date. Read more…

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