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Apple Scales Back Self-Driving Car and Delays Debut Until 2026

  • Fully autonomous system is no longer planned for initial debut
  • Company aims to sell consumer model by 2026 for under $100,000
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Apple Delays Self-Driving Car Launch
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Apple Inc. has scaled back ambitious self-driving plans for its future electric vehicle and postponed the car’s target launch date by about a year to 2026, according to people with knowledge of the matter. 

The car project, dubbed Titan inside the company, has been in limbo for the past several months as Apple executives grappled with the reality that its vision for a fully autonomous vehicle — without a steering wheel or pedals — isn’t feasible with current technology.