In a letter to US transport controllers, Apple said it was "amped up for the capability of robotized frameworks in numerous ranges, including transportation".
It included that there were "huge societal advantages of robotized vehicles" to be figured it out.
There have for quite some time been gossipy tidbits about the company's arrangements yet it has not freely conceded them.
Notwithstanding, Ford, which itself arrangements to make them drive autos out and about by 2021, has said it was chipping away at the premise that Apple was building one.
The tech firm has officially enrolled a few auto related web areas, including apple.car and apple.auto.
An organization representative for Apple said that the letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was provoked by its "substantial interest in machine learning and independent frameworks" and that it needed to characterize best practices in the business.
The five-page letter, composed by Apple's executive of item honesty Steve Kenner, inclinations the controller to not present an excessive number of tenets on the testing of self-driving autos, saying that "built up makers and new participants ought to be dealt with similarly."
It likewise recommends that organizations in the business share information from accidents and close misses to fabricate a more far reaching picture than one organization could oversee alone, and in this way empower the plan of better frameworks.
In any case, it includes that an individual's protection ought not be traded off by the sharing of such information. It recommends that the business and controllers "address security challenges connected with the gathering, utilize, and sharing of mechanized vehicle information", with joint effort from protection specialists outside the car business.
Google is as of now testing self-driving autos on the streets. In October, electric carmaker Tesla declared that every one of the autos it now fabricates will have the equipment introduced to drive all alone.
In the UK, an independent vehicle was test-driven in Milton Keynes in the late spring, with further trials in London arranged.