4 lessons Apple Car should learn from Tesla

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If Apple really is making a car, it should take some cues from Tesla.
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With all the recent rumors that Apple will build an electric car within the next few years, obviously Cupertino is going to be compared to the big electric car company of the moment, Tesla Motors.

Tesla sold more than 50,000 model S sedans in 2015, so I’m taking a look at four Apple Car lessons that Tim Cook and Jony Ive should learn from Tesla.

Check out the video below.

GM exec calls Apple Car a ‘gigantic money pit’

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I like to think this is how Tim Cook starts his day.
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Industry insiders are absolutely positive that Apple has no business entering the smartphone smartwatch car industry — with former GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz telling CNBC that an Apple Car has the potential to be a, “gigantic money pit.”

Yep, we agree Lutz — an autonomous Apple Car has the potential to make loads of money for Apple.

Oh wait, you mean the bad kind of money pit?

Let’s hope Apple car is as sleek as this sci-fi Chevy

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The Chevy FNR is a concept of a self-driving car that was unveiled this week in China. Photo: General Motors/Shangai Motor Show
The Chevy FNR is a concept of a self-driving car that was unveiled this week in China. Photo: General Motors/Shangai Motor Show

Chevrolet has a concept car that looks like something Bat Man would drive. Except he wouldn’t drive it the scene of the crime. The car would drive him.

The FNR concept is a self-driving car that may never see the light of day. But for that day to come, developers must dream, and Chevy has put forth a beautifully imagined vehicle that could nudge the future in a certain direction.

The nudging began this week at the Shangai Motor Show, where General Motors showed off its idea of an autonomous electric vehicle. The FNR likely drew more oohs and awes than the new Malibu that also debuted at the show.

GM Announces New Chevy Lineup Will Be First To Feature ‘Eyes Free’ Siri Integration

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GM finally makes it safe to use Siri at the wheel.
GM finally makes it safe to use Siri at the wheel.

General Motors has announced that its upcoming Chevrolets will be the world’s first cars to offer “Eyes Free” Siri integration, allowing drivers to use the voice control capabilities of their iPhone without taking their hands off the wheel. The feature will be integrated into GM’s MyLink infotainment system.