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Read a selection of what the world's leading publications are saying about NVIDIA automotive solutions.

The Street

NVIDIA Is Still Surging Toward Autonomous Driving Success
“With Constellation, the user can manipulate the angle of the sun, add obstacles such as people or cars, alter the weather and go from day to night. There are a near endless amount of scenarios a team of developers can come up with to test their software.”– 8/22/18
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Automotive News

Automotive News: New heart of the car: The GPU
“Artificial intelligence is at the core of technology that lets vehicles interpret and respond to a multitude of driving conditions, such as a vehicle about to run a red light, that humans intuitively recognize and process.” ––7/30/2018
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Market Watch

Nvidia scores big win with Daimler, Bosch self-driving-car platform
“The advantages that Nvidia has in graphics-chip development, and the subsequent leadership in AI processing, gives it a jumpstart that no other company can match.” – 7/10/18 Read More >

Venture Beat

Bosch and Daimler partner with Nvidia for self-driving car platform, plan to start testing in 2019
“Last year, German automaker Daimler and electronics company Bosch announced they would join forces to develop a fully automated, driverless car system. In a show of progress today, the two announced that they’ve chosen Nvidia’s Drive Pegasus as their artificial intelligence (AI) computing platform of choice.” – 7/10/18 Read More >

Road Show

Nvidia partners with Bosch and Daimler on self-driving car tech
“The Drive Pegasus unit can perform over 1 trillion operations using only 1 watt of power. It's capable of doing 320 trillion operations per second at full power. That's mind-blowing.” – 7/10/18 Read More >

DriveMag

Robocar to become world's first self-driving car to attempt the Goodwood Hillclimb
“The driverless race car is also powered by an Nvidia Drive PX 2 computer that processes a multitude of data coming from the LiDAR, radar, GPS, ultrasonic, and camera sensors.” – 6/27/2018
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Roadshow by CNET

VW, Nvidia, Bosch, others team up to suss out the back end of autonomy
“The primary piece this group will attempt to standardize is the high bandwidth data transfer that AVs will need to process the data from their various sensors.” – 6/26/2018
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EETimes

Auto Industry Shifts Gears on AI
“The automotive supply chain also is evolving. For example, Nvidia now supplies platforms and software to 370 automotive customers.” – 6/14/18
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The Street

Nvidia’s Role in the Autonomous Driving Race
“Nvidia has created multiple DRIVE platforms that actually makes autonomous driving a reality. Rather than trying to build the software for self-driving cars -- something seemingly every tech company is doing -- Nvidia is focused on the hardware..” –6/1/2018
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The Street

How and Why It's Changing the Autonomous Driving Race
“[NVIDIA’s] synthetic simulations allow self-driving car makers to put their systems through an exponentially larger amount testing than they could on real-world roads.
Not only can they do far more testing, they can do so without risking anyone's life.”
– 5/11/28
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bloomberg

Who’s Winning the Self-Driving Car Race?
“Yet despite being in its infancy, autonomous driving has leaders starting to emerge.” – 5/7/18
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Venture Beat

Watch Nvidia drive a real car using Black Panther-style VR
“One of the most exciting moments from the hit film Black Panther came to life today, as Nvidia’s Holodeck software enabled a driver using virtual reality to drive a car in the real world.” – 3/27/18
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Automotive News

Automotive News: New heart of the car: The GPU
“Artificial intelligence is at the core of technology that lets vehicles interpret and respond to a multitude of driving conditions, such as a vehicle about to run a red light, that humans intuitively recognize and process.” ––7/30/2018
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The Street

Nvidia is Taking Over the Autonomous Driving Industry -- Here’s How
“When it comes to self-driving cars and innocent lives are on the line, automakers are going with the best solution, the one with the greatest odds for safety. For that, many will go with Nvidia, and with the ecosystem it's building, that will equate to huge opportunities down the road.”–7/20/2018
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Market Watch

Nvidia scores big win with Daimler, Bosch self-driving-car platform
“The advantages that Nvidia has in graphics-chip development, and the subsequent leadership in AI processing, gives it a jumpstart that no other company can match.” – 7/10/18 Read More >

Venture Beat

Bosch and Daimler partner with Nvidia for self-driving car platform, plan to start testing in 2019
“Last year, German automaker Daimler and electronics company Bosch announced they would join forces to develop a fully automated, driverless car system. In a show of progress today, the two announced that they’ve chosen Nvidia’s Drive Pegasus as their artificial intelligence (AI) computing platform of choice.” – 7/10/18 Read More >

Road Show

Nvidia partners with Bosch and Daimler on self-driving car tech
“The Drive Pegasus unit can perform over 1 trillion operations using only 1 watt of power. It's capable of doing 320 trillion operations per second at full power. That's mind-blowing.” – 7/10/18 Read More >

EETimes

Auto Industry Shifts Gears on AI
“The automotive supply chain also is evolving. For example, Nvidia now supplies platforms and software to 370 automotive customers.” – 6/14/18
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The Street

Nvidia’s Role in the Autonomous Driving Race
“Nvidia has created multiple DRIVE platforms that actually makes autonomous driving a reality. Rather than trying to build the software for self-driving cars -- something seemingly every tech company is doing -- Nvidia is focused on the hardware..” –6/1/2018
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engadget

NVIDIA aims to make self-driving safer with virtual simulations
“Think of it as The Matrix for autonomous algorithms: It's a way to train those vehicles to deal with extreme situations, without endangering anyone in the real world.” – 3/27/2018
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TC

Nvidia debuts new Drive Constellation simulated self-driving test system
“The system designed for use by its partners is called Drive Constellation, and involves using two different servers to accurately simulate real-world autonomous driving in a totally virtualized environment.” –3/27/2018
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Fudzilla

Nvidia Drive powers Rimac's C_Two high-tech features
“Whether it is Nvidia's Drive PX Pegasus platform for Level 5 driverless vehicles, or if it is the Nvidia Drive Xavier platform, it is obvious that Rimac wanted a platform that could keep up with all those sensors and high-tech features.” –3/13/2018
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The Drive

Continental and Nvidia Partner on Self-Driving Car Platform
“While many automakers take pride in developing their own self-driving cars, Nvidia and Continental may offer a faster, cheaper way to autonomous driving.” –2/6/2018
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Silicon Valley Business Journal

Nvidia teams with auto supplier Continental on self-driving car system
“The Santa Clara-based chipmaker said Monday that it has teamed with Continental, which will use Nvidia's Drive platform to build a full-blown, self-driving vehicle system by the year 2021.” –2/5/2018
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TheStreet

Nvidia-Powered Full-Blown Self-Driving Cars Are Closer Than You Think
“They can build all of these synthetic scenarios and quite literally teach the software how to react. The best part? It can include so many more scenarios and cut the learning time down tremendously.” –1/18/2018
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Left Lane

Mercedes-Benz reveals AI-powered MBUX infotainment system
“Mercedes-Benz has outlined its new MBUX infotainment system, powered by Nvidia's artificial-intelligence hardware.” –1/10/2018
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Automotive News

Nvidia's self-driving processors ready for prime time
“The development marks the transition of massive processing capability from research to production vehicles, and will enable Nvidia to diversify its software offerings within the car.” –1/8/2018
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Barrons

“Nvidia CEO Huang Zooms; Now Detroit Just Has to Catch Up” – 1/8/2018 
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cnntech

 “A Silicon Valley company that for years was a household name only for video gamers now finds itself playing a starring role across the tech industry. Nvidia provides critical technology for some of the hottest sectors out there, including self-driving cars and bitcoin mining.” – 1/9/2018
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engadget

“His enthusiasm was so high that he spent two hours on stage last night waxing poetic about everything NVIDIA has accomplished in the past few years and introduced it's super-quick Xavier SOC for self-driving AI and a partnership with Volkswagen.” – 1/8/2018
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TheStreet

“NVIDIA Goes Full Throttle on Driverless Cars” – 1/8/2018
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USNews

“Nvidia Is Taking the Auto Industry By Storm” – 1/8/2018
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Seeking Alpha

NVIDIA’s DRIVE PX Pegasus is a Royal Flush for Self-Driving Cars
 “The Drive PX Pegasus is the supersized version of Intel’s neuromorphic chip.” – 10/12/17
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EE Times

Intel Outpaces Intel in Robo-car Race
“At 320 TOPS, Pegasus’ computational performance literally blows Nvidia’s competitors out of the water.” – 10/11/17
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WSJ

How NVIDIA Keeps Driving Higher
“While there is no shortage of chip companies driving hard for the opportunity, Nvidia has garnered a pole position in the race to build self-driving cars thanks to its advances in artificial intelligence.” – 10/11/17
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The Mercury News

Nvidia, ZF, Deutsche Post to launch autonomous delivery trucks
“U.S. chipmaker Nvidia, German supplier ZF and logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL have partnered to deploy a test fleet of autonomous electric delivery trucks starting in 2018.” – 10/10/17
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Automotive News Europe

Nvidia, ZF, Deutsche Post to launch autonomous delivery trucks
“U.S. chipmaker Nvidia, German supplier ZF and logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL have partnered to deploy a test fleet of autonomous electric delivery trucks starting in 2018.” – 10/10/17
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alphr

DHL aims for an autonomous future with a fleet of self-driving delivery vehicles
“DHL is upgrading its fleet of 3,400 StreetScooter electric delivery vehicles with Nvidia’s latest autonomous Pegasus PX technology and ZF’s sensor array.” – 10/10/17
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Market Watch

Opinion: Nvidia has now become the leader in autonomous-driving technology
It has dominated in compute performance for the gaming, graphics, enterprise and artificial-intelligence (AI) fields for several years, and translating that to self-driving cars is a move that will help steer the direction of the GPU giant. – 10/10/17
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The Hollywood Reporter

Why Hollywood Could Make Billions From Self-Driving Car
"Artificial intelligence will be permeating every aspect, from monitoring what's going on outside the vehicle - making sure the road is clear and safe - to a robust in-car AI system that recognizes who is in the car via facial recognition." – 8/28/2017 
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Nikkei Asian Review

Nvidia tightens grip on the autonomous-car brain
"In age of graphics processing units for AI, it bids to push Intel aside" – 8/15/2017
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Automotive News

STATE OF SUPPLIERS: Nvidia's technology processes trillions of impulses to replicate human thinking
"…there is one car part of the future that has virtually no similarity to anything in the past, and that is the brain. It is what Nvidia and the auto industry call a driving platform." – 7/31/2017
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Business Insider

Nvidia is distancing itself from its driverless car tech competition
"NVIDIA has been working for years to bring its semi-autonomous vehicle technology to the roads, and the company just showed that it continues to be a leader in the space with the debut of Audi's new A8." 7/18/2017
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San Jose Mercury News

How Nvidia's 'brains' are Dominating the Self-Driving Race
"Nvidia has quietly become one of the top suppliers of the "brains" that control self-driving cars" - 7/9/2017
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The Washington Post

How video games helped give us the self-driving car
"Self-driving cars. They're the future of transportation — and they're getting smarter all the time. Thanks to advances in software and artificial intelligence, these machines are now able to distinguish between cars and cyclists, or between pedestrians and your pet." - 7/5/2017
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Car and Driver Magazine

With More Partnerships, Nvidia Solidifies Its Grip on Self-Driving Tech
"Nvidia has risen to become one of the most important Silicon Valley companies developing technology for self-driving vehicles." - 6/30/2017
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Bloomberg

Automakers Want to Test More Self-Driving Cars on U.S. Roads
“Automakers are seeking permission to put more experimental self-driving cars on the road to speed their development.” 6/14/2017 Read More >

Forbes

Nvidia And Waymo Grab Early Lead In First Lap Of Self-Driving Car Race
“It’s too soon to declare a winner in the long race to perfect self-driving cars but Nvidia and Alphabet’s Waymo have notched successes in both technology and strategic partnerships.” 5/22/2017 Read More >

VentureBeat

Toyota is using Nvidia’s car supercomputer for its autonomous vehicles
“The Toyota deal is a big one since the Japanese car maker is one of the largest in the world.” 5/10/2017 Read More >

Electrek

Toyota and NVIDIA strike a deal to bring to market autonomous cars ‘within next few years’
“Toyota has become today the latest automaker to team up with NVIDIA in order to accelerate their autonomous vehicle program.” 5/10/2017 Read More >

CNBC

Car industry players diverge on timescale for self-driving cars
“Nvidia has applied its market-leading expertise in high-end computer graphics to the intense visualisation and simulation needs of autonomous cars, and has been working on artificial intelligence - teaching computers to learn to write their own software code - for a decade.” – 3/16/2017 Read More

 

TC

Nvidia and Bosch team up on self-driving car AI supercomputer
“This is the kind of strategic tie-up that lets both partners do what they do best – Nvidia can focus on developing the core AI supercomputing tech, and Bosch can provide relationships and sales operations that offer true scale and reach.” 3/16/2017 Read More >

Forbes

Nvidia And Bosch Teaming Up To Make Computer Brains For Automated Cars
“Nvidia has racked up a powerful array of alliances with global automakers and suppliers in the race to perfect vehicles that can drive without a human at the wheel.” 3/16/2017 Read More >

TC

Nvidia partners with PACCAR on self-driving truck tech
“In aggregate, all of the deals Nvidia is securing to provide the computing horsepower needed to make autonomous vehicles a reality represent a significant strengthening of its long-term position, as demand for self-driving is likely to only grow over the next couple of decades at least.” 3/16/2017 Read More >

Road Show

Nvidia goes big, teams up with PACCAR on self-driving trucks
“PACCAR manufactures several popular brands of semi truck, and Nvidia is working on the future brains of self-driving cars. Sounds like a perfect match to me.” 3/16/2017 Read More >