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

Forbes

Forbes: These Two Companies Are Making Autonomous Cars Safer On The Road
"Nvidia's Level 2+ functionality includes multiple AI technologies, including autonomous driving perception and an AI-capable cockpit." -- 4/22/19
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Axios: Playing God (virtually) with self-driving vehicles
"Nvidia this week released its new DRIVE Constellation simulation platform, which allows developers to play with variables like the angle of the sun, types of street lights, weather, road conditions, traffic and pedestrian behaviors." -- 3/22/19
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The Street

The Street: NVIDIA Is Set to Change the Autonomous Driving Game
“This is a huge step forward for the autonomous driving industry, as it allows companies to log billions of simulated miles vs. millions of real-world miles. Not only does the learning curve accelerate dramatically as a result, but so does the safety." -- 3/19/19
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The Drive

The Drive: Toyota Will Test Its Autonomous Cars in NVIDIA’s New Self-Driving Car Simulator
“The Japanese automaker's TRI-AD (Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development) division will use Drive Constellation to conduct virtual testing, which has become a valuable tool for speeding up the development of autonomous cars.” -- 3/19/19
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Venture Beat

VentureBeat: Nvidia’s Safety Force Field is ‘mathematically’ designed to prevent autonomous vehicle crashes
“Somewhat uniquely, Safety Force Field can take into account both braking and steering constraints, enabling it to identify and eliminate “anomalies” arising from both” -- 3/18/19
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TC

TechCrunch: Toyota doubles down on NVIDIA tech for self-driving cars
“In short, Toyota is going to use Nvidia’s technology for the entire workflow or process to develop autonomous vehicles.” -- 3/18/19
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Forbes

Forbes: NVIDIA Creates A 'Safety Force Field' To Boost Trust In Self-Driving Vehicles
“Who wouldn’t want a Safety Force Field around their car?” -- 3/18/19
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Automotive News

Automotive News: Toyota first customer for NVIDIA’s new AV simulation platform
"In addition to allowing self-driving vehicle companies to quickly log miles, simulation provides the possibility that they one day may not need expensive fleets of self-driving test cars." -- 3/18/19
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Forbes

Forbes: NVIDIA Resets The Self-Driving Bar Again With AutoPilot Supporting 'Level 2+'
“This performance level opens up a much broader range of automated driving features, with smart cockpit assistance and visualization capabilities that blow the current ADAS offerings out of the water.” -- 1/15/19
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The Street

The Street: Nvidia, Mercedes-Benz Partner on A.I.-Powered Cars
“For Mercedes, it gives the company a best-in-class partner and supplier that can help vault it to the top of the autonomous driving leaderboard. Using Nvidia for its various DRIVE platforms essentially gives Mercedes access to some of the best technology in the industry.” -- 1/9/19
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ZDNet

ZDNet: CES 2019: Nvidia partners with Mercedes on artificial intelligence
“Nvidia Drive will form the centre of the all-vehicle architecture, the companies said, adding high-performance, energy efficient compute to handle AI software for advanced mobility technologies.” -- 1/9/19
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Road Show

CNet: Nvidia pulls the wraps off of its Drive AutoPilot system at CES 2019
“Nvidia is leveraging the computational power of its Xavier automotive-grade hardware to improve the way that cars see and understand the road around them.”  -- 1/7/19
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Venture Beat

VentureBeat: Daimler and Bosch lay out plans for autonomous taxi service in San Jose
“Bosch and Daimler expect performance to be comparable to about six “synchronized, highly advanced” desktop computers and said that [NVIDIA DRIVE AGX] Pegasus — drawing on a bevy of radar, vision, and ultrasound sensors — would be able to react to changing road conditions within 20 milliseconds.” -- 11/8/18
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The Verge

The Verge: Nvidia delivers its self-driving car safety report to the feds
“One interesting section outlines Nvidia’s approach to human-machine interface and driver monitor, referred to as “Drive IX,” as an added layer of safety on top of the vehicle’s self-driving system.” -- 10/23/18
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Automotive News

Automotive News: Volvo, Nvidia expand autonomous driving collaboration
“The artificial intelligence-capable core computer they are developing will allow Volvo to offer 360-degree surround perception and a driver monitoring system that will help the company safely introduce fully autonomous cars.” -- 10/10/18
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Forbes

Forbes: Nvidia Opens Up A Lead In Compute System For Automated Driving
“As part of its commitment to ensuring that automated driving is deployed in a safe way, Nvidia is teaming up with TUV SUD, the German safety certification agency and Austrian engineering firm AVL to develop a simulation test suite for validating automated driving.” -- 10/10/18
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The Verge

The Verge: Volvo’s next generation of cars will use Nvidia’s self-driving car platform
“The cars are expected to start production in the early 2020s, and they will use Nvidia’s platform to monitor the vehicle’s environment on all sides as well as to keep an eye on the driver.” -- 10/10/18
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Automotive News

Automotive News: MBUX tech helps Mercedes turn A class into 'gateway' vehicle
“MBUX, powered by Nvidia's Parker mobile processor, uses natural language processing technology that does not require memorizing predetermined commands.” -- 9/18/18
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EETimes

EE Times: Nvidia Going All Robot, All the Time
“Building drivers takes times and effort. By supporting these devices, Nvidia saves developers time” -- 9/14/18
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SlashGear

SlashGear: NVIDIA DRIVE AGX, Jetson AGX Xavier dev kits roll out
“This first release includes deep neural networks for all kinds of car perception, from DriveNet’s object detection to LaneNet’s lane marking identification to OpenRoadNet’s detection of free driving space.”. -- 9/13/18
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Forbes

Forbes: Nvidia Announces New Drive AGX Developer Kits For Automated Driving
“Since the launch of the original Drive PX system in 2015, Nvidia has continued cranking up the performance and capability of its development platform.” -- 9/13/18
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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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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 >

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 >

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 >

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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bloomberg

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

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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