Apple will lay off 614 employees in California after abandoning its electric car project. Apple notified affected employees on March 28 that the changes will take effect on May 27, according to a WARN notice issued by California. Although the notice did not specify which projects employees were working on, Bloomberg reported that most of the affected employees worked in buildings related to its canceled automotive projects, while others worked in facilities where it developed next-generation screens. .

Apple ended both projects at the end of February. Apple first began its car project, known internally as “Project Titan,” in 2014, and revealed internally on February 27 that it would cancel the project. Bloomberg reported at the time that some remaining employees working on the car project would be laid off. Turn to Apple’s generative AI projects.

A week ago, Apple had halted work on designing and developing its own smartwatch displays. The displays were originally supposed to be added to the company’s Apple Watch first and then to other devices from the company.

The warning notice shows that affected Apple employees work at eight locations in Santa Clara.

Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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