Apple Hires Former Tesla Vice President of Vehicle Engineering Chris Porritt

Apple has hired Christ Porritt, former Tesla VP of Vehicle Engineering and former Aston Martin Chief Engineer, to work on ‘special projects’, reports Electrek. Special projects is where Apple’s rumored electric car is said to be under development.The news comes following a report earlier this year that Apple Car Project Leader Steve Zadesky was leaving the company.If Zadesky indeed left the company, it would make newly hired Porritt Apple’s most senior “car guy” and a likely candidate to lead the Cupertino company’s electric car initiative. While his expertise could be useful in plenty of hardware engineering roles, he had a focus on vehicle dynamics, vehicle architecture and vehicle packaging throughout his long career.Share Article:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Email,   Reddit,   Digg,   Delicious,   StumbleUponFollow iClarified:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Newsletter,   App Store,   YouTubeAdvertise Here

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