Apple seems to be extending their reach to other interesting areas, even in the midst of the rumors that have been filling the iPad news space. The new exciting piece of info comes via a LinkedIn job notice in China.
According to the notice, Apple China is currently searching for automotive professionals in the country. Speculations are that the Cupertino based company is now trying to enter the iOS-automobile integration market.
The notice posted in the LinkedIn China Automotive Professional Group says that Apple is seeking SQE/NPI professionals having more than 4 year experience in CNC, die casting, stamping, plastic injection, and APQP/ PPAP/SPC for controlling product quality. Speculations suggest that the Cupertino-based company wants to get some engineers who posses the knowledge of assembling custom components for car dashboards.
It is rumored that the new employees are being added in the company as to test and integrate the new Apple products into automobiles.
It is heard that the whole iOS technologies including the virtual voice assistant, Siri will be fused into the future automobiles. Chances are also that Apple might work together with one or more car companies to incorporate their technologies on a much competitive level.
In the past, Apple had discussions with Volkswagen on the addition of iPod into their car system. Meanwhile, many car manufacturers showed their intentions to provide iOS device integration as a top feature to lure customers.
In addition, a new partnership between Apple and Mercedes-Benz was also been discussed recently. What do you think of Apple’s new move?