Canadian manufacturer Linamar can become a parts supplier for Apple Car
The head of the canadian manufacturer of auto components Linamar Linda Hasenfratz said that he had held talks on possible supply with Apple. This information offers Bloomberg.
“They are interested in partnership with people from the industry, obviously, we have experience and we know what needs to be done in order to build a high-quality car. We refer to the work and development of a product that could be used in these vehicles”, — said Hasenfratz.
According to the representative Linamar, as the head of the company she is delighted with the opportunity to work with new players in the automotive industry. Apple refused to comment on the situation.
According to reports, the Apple Car will be produced at the Magna Steyr plant in Graz in Austria. To create a car Apple has hired hundreds of automotive engineers, including former employees of Tesla Motors. They work in San Francisco and in Berlin, there are another 20 experts from famous automotive companies.
Earlier, the head Тesla Motors Elon Musk said that Apple will start production of electric cars not later than 2020. He called electric vehicles of the company direct competitors Тesla. According to Mask, Apple will release “a nice car and you will achieve success.”