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Apple Tesla collaboration on Model X; Merger? Not so much

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Two days ago CNET (via the San Francisco Chronicle ) Apple’s mergers and acquisitions Adrian Perica met with CEO Elon Musk in Cupertino in the of 2013. But let’s not jump to just yet. Although has the resources to buy Tesla with and analyst Andaan Ahmad as much an open letter to Tim in the fall of 2013, I’m not that Apple should get the car business.

While some have that Apple might Tesla to produce an all-electric Peter Misek, a senior analyst at Jefferies, says there’s zero chance of happening.

Misek thinks Apple would be more in partnering with Tesla on options in upcoming vehicles. The likely candidate would be highly-anticipated Model X SUV which is due to rolling off production lines in numbers by end of 2014, with volume production slated for the quarter of 2015.

Apple and Tesla could together to provide back-seat options in the upcoming Tesla the Model X, according to Misek. would provide a nice, incremental catalyst for Apple as they look for the tech to delve into new product he added.

In-car options been on Apple’s radar for years. iOS in the Car was announced by Apple SVP Cue at WWDC 2013 and allows an to be connected to a vehicle so that iOS (like Maps and Phone) can be accessed from the touch in your car’s dashboard.

It’s easy to see how Apple’s Tesla could manifest in the of rear seat entertainment for passengers (music, movies and come to mind) but it’s possible that Apple’s OS X and iOS take a larger role in the seats as well. The Tesla S is currently equipped with a 17-inch touchscreen dashboard .

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it might only amount to entertainment and navigation options, fun to think of what features an might ship with.

would you want in an iCar?

2014-0219 . Elon Musk that Tesla did, in meet with Apple. In an with Bloomberg. Musk this about a possible

If one or more companies had approached us year about such there’s no way we could really on that. We had conversations with I can’t comment on whether revolved around any kind of there was a scenario where it like it would be more that we would be able to the mass market sort of compelling car then possibly it make sense to entertain discussions. I don’t currently see any that would improve probability, so that’s why I think very unlikely.’

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