Apple Said To Be Working With TSMC On New Apple Car Chips

There’s more talk of the Apple Car today with the notoriously unreliable DigiTimes reporting that Apple is working with TSMC on creating chips for the automobile.

The report, which should be taken with a pinch of salt given the outlet’s hit-and-miss history, claims that the pair are considering bringing factories online in the United States in order to create the chips needed.

Interestingly, the same report notes that TSMC is also working with Tesla on creating its HW4.0 self-driving chip which is expected to be ready for mass production towards the end of 2021.

The component industry said that in addition to continuing to dig high-level executives and R&D engineers from Tesla and other automakers, Apple has also reported that it will set up factories in the United States in recent months and has begun preliminary cooperation negotiations with the long-observed global automotive electronics supply chain.

Originally an actual Apple Car, the project is now thought to have switched gears, instead focusing on creating the self-driving hardware required by ther car manufacturers. It’s never been clear how that would actually work and we can’t imagine Apple becoming just another part of the huge auto manufacturing world.

However, it makes sense that TSMC would be involved in anything Apple is doing. The company already produced the chips that power its iPhones, iPads, and Macs. Why wouldn’t it be the firm tasked with producing the chips that power a self-driving car of some sort as well?

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