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Apple Dismisses More Than 200 Employees From Autonomous Vehicle Division

Apple’s autonomous vehicle project acts a lot like a self-driving car trying to make a left turn: It doesn’t know where or when to go. The iPhone maker cut more than 200 workers from so-called “Project Titan,” CNBC reported Thursday. Apple said some of the employees would be put on other projects inside the company. The company still has some top-level automotive talent that it has brought on recently, including former Tesla engineering vice president Doug Field and former Waymo head of systems engineering Jaime Waydo. While Apple for years has struggled to define the scope of its ambition in developing self-driving cars, it may be cutting back as others in the industry recognize that the problem is a lot harder to solve than expected. 

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