According to the “Korea Times” report, LG Magna e-Powertrain, a joint venture between LG Electronics and Magna International, may produce the highly anticipated Apple car.
No contract has been signed yet, it is reported that the initial production of self-driving cars Very humble become.
Apple is already a customer of various departments of the LG Group, including LG Display, LG Chem, LG Energy Solution and LG Innotek.
LG is a newcomer to electric vehicles. The Magna electric powertrain joint venture supplies electric motors, converters and so-called on-board chargers.
In Apple’s seven years of research and development of the Apple Car, the four-wheeler still has no official name, and CEO Tim Cook has hardly commented on the upcoming car. Despite this, Apple has hardly managed to keep Project Titan (called the secret inside the program) secret. For example, driverless Apple cars often drive around Silicon Valley, even if it involves existing car brands.
Earlier this year, various media reports stated that Apple and Hyundai Motor Company are reaching an agreement on a joint production of autonomous vehicles. However, Apple is dissatisfied with the loose drivers who leak information to the media. Recently, the names of Magna and Foxconn have re-emerged as potential assembly partners. The latter has been active in the automotive market for some time.
Apple is not expected to launch this car before 2024.