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Apple wants to start producing cars as soon as 2020

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple, which has been working secretly on a car, is pushing its team to begin production of an electric vehicle as early as 2020, people with knowledge of the matter said.

The timeframe — automakers typically spend five to seven years developing a car — underscores the project’s aggressive goals and could set the stage for a battle for customers with Tesla Motors and General Motors. Both automakers are targeting a 2017 release of an electric vehicle that can go more than 200 miles on a single charge and cost less than US$40,000…… Read More