Next-generation Apple Maps cars have been spotted in Los Angeles (AAPL)

A new kind of Apple mapping vehicle has been spotted around Los Angeles. They are white Subaru Impreza wagons with a tower of gear sprouting from the roof and quite different-looking than the previously known Apple Maps vehicles, which were minivans.  These mapping vehicles are also different than the self-driving Lexus SUVs that are in testing in California.  Apple wants to collect all the data needed to operate Apple Maps, instead of licensing it

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