Apple Car’s Project Head Doug Field Leaves To Join Ford: Report

Published:Nov 22, 202318:23
Apple Car’s Project Head Doug Field Leaves To Join Ford: Report

San Francisco: The present head of Apple's electrical automotive mission Doug Field is leaving the corporate for Ford. Ford named Field as the corporate's chief superior know-how and embedded methods officer. Field joins Ford from Apple, the place he served as VP, Particular Projects. Earlier than that, he was senior vice chairman, Engineering, at Tesla and he'll report back to Ford President and CEO Jim Farley. Apple Car Doubtless To Come With Exterior Screens To Sign Different Drivers: Report.

"Doug Field is one of the world's most respected engineering and product design leaders and has been a driving force behind breakthrough products across auto, tech and mobility, including at Apple, Tesla and Segway," Farley mentioned in an announcement.

Field will lead Ford's Embedded Software program and {Hardware} group at the moment consisting of auto controls, enterprise connectivity, options, integration and validation, structure platform, driver help know-how and digital engineering instruments.

Apple just lately employed two former Mercedes engineers with expertise in mass manufacturing of autos, steering, dynamics, software program and mission administration. These engineers at the moment are working as product design engineers at Apple's Particular Projects Group, employed presumably for the 'Apple Car'.

Dependable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo earlier claimed that the launch of Apple Car is unlikely to occur till 2025-2027. In a analysis notice, Kuo mentioned that Apple Car specs are but to be finalised, including that he wouldn't be shocked if the automobile's launch timeframe is pushed even additional to 2028 or later.

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