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Apple's California Self-Driving Car Test Fleet Continues to Grow

15 May 2018, 08:41 | Jodi Jackson

Apple, Again, Grows Its California Self-driving Fleet, It Has the Second Biggest Fleet (Updated) - macReports

Apple now has over 50 self-driving cars on the road in California, expanding autonomous testing

That makes it the second largest fleet in the state, behind only GM's Cruise.

With 55 self-driving cars and 83 drivers, Apple now has the second highest number of self-driving cars in the USA state of California where autonomous vehicles are being tested. Apple may have more self-driving cars than Waymo in California, but Waymo likely has more overall. Waymo, for instance, has hundreds of autonomous vehicles being tested in Arizona.

Behind Apple is Alphabet's Waymo which now has 51 self-driving vehicles and Elon Musk-owned Tesla which has 39 cars.

Apple Apple now has 55 vehicles and 83 drives under its permit to test autonomous vehicles, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) said in an emailed response to questions.

It's important to note that companies like Waymo and Uber used to have more self-driving cars in California. However, those numbers may be somewhat misleading, since other companies are testing their self-driving fleet in other parts of the U.S.as well.

At present, Apple has 55 self-driving vehicles that it is testing on public roads.

With a new permit and expanded fleet, things are finally starting to look up for Apple after years of hardship.

Nowadays, Smartphone Giant Apple back in lamplight for its self-driving fleet.

Apple has 55 self-driving cars that are licensed to be tested on California roads. "It's probably one of the most hard AI projects actually to work on". Waymo applied to the California DMV for a permit to test without human supervision last month, though it's not clear whether it has been accepted.

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