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German report claims Apple Car could be manufactured in Austria by BMW/Mini maker Magna

German publication Frankfurter Allgemeine is reporting that Apple may be planning to use Austrian-based automotive contract manufacturer Magna to manufacture the Apple Car. The publication also says that Apple has created a ‘secret lab’ in Berlin where it has head-hunted a small cross-disciplinary team of 15-20 upcoming engineers from a number of German car companies. Magna specialises in making…

http://9to5mac.com/2016/04/18/apple-car-manufacturer-magna-report/

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Report: Why Apple’s electric car negotiations w/ BMW stalled, could potentially resume

News first surfaced earlier this year that Apple and BMW had engaged in negotiations over the possibility of the Cupertino company using components from the carmaker for its own electric vehicle project. The negotiations reportedly fell through following a visit by Tim Cook and other Apple execs to BMW in Germany, but a report from Reuters […]

http://9to5mac.com/2015/07/31/apple-bmw-electric-car/