The tech giant published a list of suppliers it is working with, including Robert Bosch. Apple lists Bosch’s office in Reutlingen, Germany, which houses the supplier’s automotive electronics division.
A spokesman for Apple declined to comment on the relationship. A Bosch spokesman confirmed the company was working with Apple as a supplier, but declined to comment on the specifics of the relationship.
To be sure, Bosch’s Reutlingen office also handles non-automotive electronics, such as sensors for consumer electronics devices, according to the company’s website. However, many of the products developed in the division are automotive-related, including components for vehicle sensors and electronic control units, which power braking, steering and other vehicle systems.
Learn more about Apple’s Self-Driving Car Program.