• Apple confirms hiring of Ulrich Kranz, former CEO of EV company Canoo

    5 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Apple has hired the former co-founder and CEO of electric vehicle company Canoo to help with the development of the Apple Car, Bloomberg first reported , citing unnamed sources. Apple has confirmed to TechCrunch it has hired Kranz, but did not provide further details into his job responsibilities or title.
    Kranz resigned his position at Canoo in April after steering the company toward public listing and a new leadership team, and he is reported to have been scooped up by Apple within weeks. The news comes a couple of months after Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped hints that the mysterious Apple...
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  • Apple hires former BMW and Faraday Future exec to EV team

    5 days ago - By Engadget

    Apple has hired former BMW executive Ulrich Kranz to join its automotive team.
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  • Apple car team picks up former BMW and Canoo EV expert

    Apple car team picks up former BMW and Canoo EV expert

    5 days ago - By SlashGear

    Apple has quietly hired a former BMW EV exec to the Apple car project, with Ulrich Kranz joining a growing roster of electric vehicle talent as the Cupertino company gets more serious about transportation. Kranz is no stranger to Apple, or to electrification, having also co-founded EV startup Canoo and, before that, spent a brief stint at Faraday Future. It...
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  • Apple hires former Canoo CEO as it ramps up electric car project

    Apple hires former Canoo CEO as it ramps up electric car project

    5 days ago - By The Verge

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
    Ulrich Kranz, a former BMW executive and the recently departed CEO and co-founder of EV startup Canoo, has been hired by Apple, the company has confirmed to The Verge. Kranz will reportedly work on the Silicon Valley behemoth's electric car under Doug Field, the former Tesla executive who runs the day-to-day operations of the project, which is codenamed “Project Titan.” News of Kranz joining Apple was first reported by Bloomberg .
    Kranz was one of the executives who helped launch BMW's all-electric i3 hatchback and hybrid i8 sports car. Shortly after...
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