Bumpy car rides suck. A newly published patent reveals Apple has fairly recently been exploring a “fully-actuated suspension system” which uses variable pressure air springs and a haptic-feedback system to create a smoother ride.
Over 200 employees working on Apple’s self-driving cars project, code-named Project Titan, have been laid off. The move is being positioned internally as an “anticipated restructuring”, according to the earliest reports, though it’s not immediately clear that the job losses were actually expected by the people who were laid off.
Apple’s electric vehicle project, once a blurry rumour, is coming into increasingly clear focus. A major scoop from the Wall Street Journal today gives us details about the car’s team, manufacturing, and a ship-by date — of just four years.