Apple this week cut more than 200 employees from its Project Titan self-driving car program, a report said Thursday.
The according to CNBC, which cited anonymous sources. Some employees, meanwhile, will move to different parts of the Cupertino, California, company.is under new leadership, and people inside the company view the dismissals as part of an expected restructuring,
An Apple spokesperson acknowledged the layoffs to CNBC, noting that the company still thinks "there is a huge opportunity with autonomous systems."
The company confirmed the CNBC statement via email, but declined to add further comment.
Earlier this month, VolkswagenAlexander Hitzinger from Project Titan to lead technical development for its commercial vehicles division, along with its self-driving car and mobility-as-a-service programs.