Apple working with Hertz to test self-driving cars

Apple working with Hertz to test self-driving cars

Apple working with Hertz to test self-driving cars

Apple is renting Lexus RX450h sport-utility vehicles from Hertz's Donlen fleet-management unit, according to the Bloomberg report, citing documents released recently by.

Apple is reportedly leasing cars from rental company Hertz to test autonomous vehicle technology.

Within three minutes, Hertz shares were up 17.8 percent to $11.27.

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Apple has embedded its self-driving auto software into six vehicles that it has been testing and driving for the past year throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, the report said, although it did not reveal if those six vehicles were part of licensing agreement between Apple and Hertz.

Apple has installed its self-driving auto software into six vehicles that it has been testing and driving for the past year, the report said, though it did not disclose if those six vehicles were part of licensing agreement between Apple and Hertz. The agreement will see the rental auto company manage a fleet of minivans in Phoenix, where Waymo is now operating a ride-hailing service with volunteer members of the public.

Hertz shares briefly spiked 14 percent after the news, then pared gains slightly.

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Avis did not move significantly right after the Hertz-Apple news, but had gradually climbed to $27.53 as of 3:30 p.m. ET.

Apple's self-driving auto ambitions are coming into focus.

Apple originally started it self driving auto project by trying to build the hardware, it then switched to a software only approach using existing vehicles.

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