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NVIDIA Automotive

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

The Verge

The Verge: The Volvo EX90 is a powerful computer that also happens to be an impeccably designed EV
"The SUV will run on NVIDIA's DRIVE computing platform, processing sensor data to power the vehicle's ADAS." - 11/9/22
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AutoWeek

AutoWeek: The 2024 Polestar 3 could be the smartest car on the road
"An artificial-intelligence brain will be the centerpiece of the model, with a centralized computing system from NVIDIA monitoring five radar modules, five external cameras, and 12 external ultrasonic sensors."  - 10/12/22
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Engadget: Hyundai wants all of its vehicles to support over-the-air updates by 2025
"The group will use something Hyundai calls the Connected Car Operating System (ccOS), applied to all controllers and using "extremely high computing power." To achieve that, it's working with NVIDIA on loading an optimized version of ccOS onto NVIDIA DRIVE, its next-gen chipset for autonomous driving and other vehicle functions." - 10/12/22
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TechCrunch

TechCrunch: NVIDIA unveils DRIVE Thor, one chip to rule all software-defined vehicles
"One chip to rule them all. One chip to help automakers build software-defined autonomous vehicles. One chip to continuously upgrade over-the-air."  - 9/20/22
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CNet: NVIDIA Wants to Be the Brains of Your Self-Driving Car
"[DRIVE] Thor could help carmakers sweep away a host of smaller processors handling everything from door locks, braking, navigation, entertainment and engine control with one centralized computer system that's easier to update." - 9/20/22
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VentureBeat: NVIDIA DRIVE Concierge offers infotainment to each car seat
"NVIDIA DRIVE Concierge lets passengers watch videos and experience high-performance gaming wherever they go. Users can choose from their favorite apps and stream videos and games on any vehicle screen." - 9/20/22
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SlashGear

SlashGear: How NVIDIA Is Helping Develop Self Driving Tech
"With car makers like Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, Volvo, Hyundai, BYD, Lucid, and Nio on board, there is a good chance that you may find yourself in a car powered by NVIDIA technology soon." - 6/13/22
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CNBC: Watch Jim Cramer break down NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang's GTC keynote address
"When we do self-driving, we only think about one company, and its name is NVIDIA, that's it." – 3/23/22
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Yahoo Finance: NVIDIA starts production of DRIVE Orin platform
"With a continued focus on developing new and more advanced AI technology for self-driving cars, the company is well-poised to become a leading provider of technology for autonomous vehicles." – 3/23/22
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Automotive News

Automotive News: NVIDIA unveils flurry of new partnerships with top AV, EV players
"DRIVE Map and Hyperion are two more products that allow automakers to think about NVIDIA as not just a supplier, but a collaborator across the hardware and software ecosystem of the car." – 3/22/22
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Reuters: Jaguar Land Rover, NVIDIA ally in vehicle software arms race
"Working with NVIDIA, Jaguar Land Rover plans to develop vehicles that can drive themselves under certain conditions, park autonomously and provide more information and software-powered features to drivers." – 2/16/22
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MotorTrend: Jaguar Land Rover Vehicles Getting Big Brains in 2025
"To keep its vehicles tech-savvy and ready for the age of electric, connected, and autonomous vehicles, Jaguar Land Rover is partnering with software giant NVIDIA." – 2/16/22
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Reuters: At CES, tech alliances firm up in the self-driving car wars
“NVIDIA this week announced deals to supply the electronic brains for future models from several Chinese electric vehicle startups, and is working with other automakers including Mercedes, Hyundai Motor Co, Volvo and Audi.” – 1/7/22
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VentureBeat: NVIDIA DRIVE Hyperion 8 will pilot self-driving cars and trucks
“Electric vehicle makers such as Volvo-backed Polestar and electric vehicle (EV) companies in China, including NIO, Xpeng, Li Auto, R Auto, and IM Motors have all adopted DRIVE Hyperion.” – 1/4/22
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ZDNet: CES 2022: TuSimple is using Nvidia technology to build intelligent vehicles
“TuSimple is using the DRIVE Orin SoC to develop a scalable autonomous domain controller (ADC) specifically engineered for its Level 4 autonomous trucking applications.” – 1/4/22
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MarketWatch: Nvidia seeks to lead gold rush into the metaverse with new AI tools
“Using Omniverse Replicator, NVIDIA DRIVE Sim closes the gaps and increases the fidelity between virtual and actual worlds to help autonomous cars better perceive and navigate their environment and respond to rapid changes.” – 11/9/21
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TechCrunch: Nvidia’s next-generation self-driving toolkit is available for 2024 vehicle models
“Hyperion 8 is the latest iteration of the end-to-end NVIDIA DRIVE platform that automakers can use to customize to their likening and needs.” – 11/9/21
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CNet Roadshow: Hey, NVIDIA, park my car: DRIVE Concierge and Chauffeur AI tech announced
“NVIDIA DRIVE Concierge is an AI-driven software assistant that combines conversational voice assistance with driver monitoring and autonomous parking tech. It's sort of like asking Siri to valet your car.” – 11/9/21
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Forbes: Plus Demos Level 4 Autonomous Trucking Capabilities
“The agreement with NVIDIA provides a higher level of confidence given NVIDIA automotive SoCs are tailored for these types of workloads.” – 8/17/21
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Popular Science: How Tesla is using a supercomputer to train its self-driving tech
“Each node has eight NVIDIA A100 80GB Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) capable of performing high-intensity floating-point calculations with nearly 500 times as much power compared to a standard desktop processor.” – 6/26/21
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TechCrunch: Nvidia acquires hi-def mapping startup DeepMap to bolster AV technology
“By integrating DeepMap’s tech, NVIDIA’s autonomous stack should have greater precision, giving the vehicle enhanced abilities to locate itself on the road.” – 6/10/21
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Forbes

Forbes: NVIDIA’s Auto Business Takes A Front Seat At NVIDIA GTC 2021
"The showstopper was the unveiling of NVIDIA's super-powerful new system-on-a-chip, DRIVE Atlan. Positioned as the latest addition to the company's autonomous vehicles roadmap, Atlan should be capable of processing over a whopping 1,000 trillion operations per second.” – 4/14/21
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Fortune

Fortune: Volvo draws first blood with NVIDIA’s Orin chip in quest for self-driving cars
“In the race to develop self-driving vehicles, Sweden’s Volvo looks set to gain an advantage over the competition by incorporating—well ahead of its rivals—the latest hardware NVIDIA.” – 4/13/21
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EETimes

EETimes: Huang Harangue Heralds AV ‘Trillions’
“Of all the technology and products unveiled, the Hyperion 8 is possibly the most important. The reason is that it is likely to seed new design-wins at the R&D phase from OEMs, startups and transportation companies.” – 4/12/21
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Reuters

Reuters: NVIDIA, Volvo Cars accelerate auto industry's data-processing power race
“Volvo is among a crowd of new and established automakers putting digital processing power ahead of horsepower.” – 4/12/21
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Futurride

Futurride: Nvidia’s latest innovations speed software-defined vehicle development
“Volvo, Zoox, and SAIC are among the growing ranks of leading transportation companies using the newest DRIVE solutions to power their next-generation AI-based autonomous vehicles.” – 4/12/21
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Hot Hardware

Hot Hardware: NVIDIA DRIVE Sim Leverages Powerful Omniverse Tech To Train Next-Gen Self-Driving Vehicles
“A new and improved way to safely test a plethora of environments with self-driving vehicles.”
– 4/12/21
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Automotive News

Automotive News Europe: NVIDIA CEO says software will soon define the car, drive profit
"In the future, one of the most important things automotive customers will value is ever-progressing, ever-developing, ever-enhancing software." -- 1/12/21
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EETimes

EETimes: Mercedes-Benz: In-Cabin AI First; Software-Defined Car Next
“The MBUX Hyperscreen has an AI software trained to learn each driver’s preferences and habits, Mercedes-Benz promised. Central to that capability is an underlying architecture supplied by Nvidia’s hardware and software platform.” -- 1/12/21
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Futurride

Futurride: It’s a Nio Day for flagship electric sedans
“Nio calls its ET7 its ‘first autonomous driving model,’ pitching the car as having over 100 standard comfort, safety, and smart features. Other headliners are its NEDC range of over 1000 km with the new 150-kWh battery and over 1000 TOPS computing power with help from Nvidia.” -- 1/10/21 
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Electrek

Electrek: Einride’s next-generation ‘Pod’ promises NVIDIA-powered unmanned electric heavy freight
“Autonomous operation will be enabled by NVIDIA’s Orin system on chip architecture, which is capable of 200 trillion operations per second.” -- 12/4/20 
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Reuters

Reuters: Nvidia signs in-car entertainment system deal with Hyundai Motor
“NVIDIA DRIVE includes hardware and software components and uses artificial intelligence to improve the user’s experience. The software can be “perpetually” updated, giving vehicles the latest AI cockpit features.” -- 11/9/20 
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EETimes

EETimes: Mercedes-Benz jilts BMW, elopes with Nvidia
“Nvidia is assuming an increasingly critical role in the emerging software-centric automotive industry.” -- 6/23/20
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Forbes

Forbes: Nvidia and Mercedes-Benz join forces in an autonomous car power play
NVIDIA’s new DRIVE platform will kick Mercedes-Benz into a much-needed higher gear in the race for autonomous driving." -- 6/23/20
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Retuers

TechCrunch: Mercedes-Benz, Nvidia partner to bring ‘software-defined’ vehicles to market in 2024
“Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia announced a partnership aimed at eliminating the complexity while boosting the performance and automated driving capabilities of a new generation of vehicles.” -- 6/23/20
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Automotive News

Automotive News: Mercedes, Nvidia to team up on powerful computing platform for AVs
"The new Mercedes Level 2 and Level 3 systems will incorporate Nvidia’s Orin, a system-on-a-chip that contains 17 billion transistors, microscopic switches that are akin to neurons in a human brain." -- 6/23/20
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