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Report: Apple in deal with Volkswagen for self-driving shuttle effort

A Volkswagen van being made at a factory in Poland.
A Volkswagen van being made at a factory in Poland. Photo: Wojtek Laski/Getty Images

The New York Times reported Wednesday that Apple has signed a deal with Volkswagen to supply vans that the iPhone maker would use to create a self-driving shuttle for employees.

The bottom line: While not in the fast lane, Apple's self-driving car effort is apparently chugging along. Apple has gotten permits to test autonomous vehicles in California.