Apple is vying against rivals such as Alphabet Inc’s Waymo to develop self-driving vehicles.
The sensor effort means Apple wants to develop an entire chain of hardware to guide autonomous vehicles.
In terms of mileage logged also, Project Titan is far behind its competitors such as Waymo, Tesla and others
Last year, the iPhone maker hired Doug Field, an Apple veteran and a Tesla engineering vice president.
Xiaolang admitted downloading files relating to Apple's Project Titan, the Fortune report added.
Behind Apple is Alphabet's Waymo which currently has 51 self-driving cars and Elon Musk-owned Tesla which has 39 vehicles.
Apple registers 18 new autonomous vehicles to expand its self-driving car programme to a total of 45 cars
Behind Apple is Tesla which currently has 39 self-driving vehicles, and Uber which has 29 cars.
Putting to bed all rumours of Apple designing a self-driving car, Apple CEO Tim Cook in an interview said that the company is focusing on "automated systems" to power a driverless car.
Some of the key highlights revolving around Apple's Project Titan aka Apple Car.
While Tesla and Elon Musk have been designing and building electric vehicles for some time now, the "electric" theme at the Paris Motor Show could have been the result of Apple.
This acquisition could involve taking over all of Mclaren’s properties including its automotive and Formula 1 divisions
Apple’s September event has come and gone with no news of the iPads, the neglected MacBook lineup and everything else that Apple makes.
Senior Apple executive Bob Mansfield who was responsible for the engineering efforts behind the iMac, iPad and the MacBook Air, will now be heading the Apple Car project.
If you are holding on to that Tesla purchase in the hopes that Apple will announce its Apple Car sometime soon, think again.
As the battle for cars rage, Apple poaches from Tesla; VP of Engineering moves to 'special car' project
Turns out, it's now Apple's turn to hire from talent from Tesla. According to a report, Apple has hired former VP of Engineering at Tesla, and former Aston Martin Chief Engineer, Chris Porritt. It is believed Porritt would work on 'special projects' at Apple.