DRIVE Xavier, World’s First Single-Chip Self-Driving Car Processor, Gets Approval from Top Safety Experts

Automotive safety isn’t a box you check. It’s not a feature. Safety is the whole point of autonomous vehicles. And it starts with a new class of computer, a new type of software and a new breed of chips. Safety is designed into the NVIDIA DRIVE computer for autonomous vehicles from the ground up. Experts Read article >

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NVIDIA Revs Up Autonomous Car Development at Legendary Research Site

We’re doubling down on R&D at the former home of historic Bell Labs, which gave the world convolutional neural networks and the Unix operating system.

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See the Automotive Future This Month at GTC 2018

Semiconductors and sedans. Integrated circuits and racing circuits. The GPU Technology Conference is once again roaring into Silicon Valley, and has quickly become one of the world’s top automotive technology events. From March 26-29, it’ll be the place to learn about the newest developments in autonomous vehicles, AI cockpits and new mobility offerings. Here’s a sneak Read article >

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Testing, Testing: How VR Can Spin the Odometer Forward for Simulated Self-Driving Cars

If time equals money, then the development of self-driving cars through road testing is in trouble. Researchers at RAND estimate that getting a self-driving car to reach the same level of accuracy as a human driver would require driving 11 billion test miles. To put that in perspective, in 2016, all the autonomous driving companies Read article >

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Geneva Motor Show Highlights AI, Electric Cars

Flashy, fun, beautiful. The Geneva Motor Show has long been the showcase for outrageous luxury and exotic cars that make headlines around the world. As it kicks off its 88th edition this week, opening its doors to tens of thousands of attendees, the show is bringing more electric cars — and more AI — to the Read article >

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Rimac Introduces AI Hypercar Powered by NVIDIA DRIVE

With the introduction of the C_Two, Rimac Automobili’s all-electric hypercar plans to incorporate AI functionality throughout, using our NVIDIA DRIVE AI car computer. Unveiled yesterday at the Geneva Motor Show, the C_Two will offer unprecedented performance together with bespoke technology. From Level 4 autonomy to AI-enabled driver assistance and recognition features, the C_Two introduces a number of Read article >

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Smart Styling, Smarter Cockpit: Debut of Mercedes-Benz A-Class with NVIDIA-Powered AI and 3D Graphics

Amsterdam has it all this week. More canals than Venice. More bikes than people. And a new Mercedes-Benz with more brains than any other automobile, thanks to its NVIDIA-powered AI cockpit. Overlooking the city’s iconic waterfront, the ultra-hip Noord district played host Friday to more than 500 journalists who gathered to witness the launch of Read article >

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NVIDIA DRIVE Pegasus Wins Coveted Paul Pietsch Award

Like its namesake — the late racing driver and editorial powerhouse — the Paul Pietsch Award is revered around the world. This week NVIDIA received the 2018 honors for NVIDIA DRIVE Pegasus, the first artificial intelligence computer designed to drive fully autonomous robotaxis. The award honors innovative achievements in the area of vehicle technology or Read article >

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Chinese Automaker Chery to Use NVIDIA-Powered ZF ProAI for Level 3 Autonomous Cars

Chery, one of China’s leading automakers, is adopting the new ZF ProAI system, powered by NVIDIA DRIVE AI self-driving technology, to bring Level 3 autonomous driving to the world’s biggest auto market. The news was announced today at the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit, by Konstantin Sauer, CEO of ZF, one of the world’s biggest Read article >

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Automotive Innovations Powered by NVIDIA DRIVE Draw Crowds at CES 2018

There was no escaping the automotive innovations, or the camera-toting crowds gawking at them, at CES 2018 this week in Las Vegas. NVIDIA kicked off the show with a torrent of new partnerships and autonomous driving solutions. Uber, Volkswagen, Aurora, ZF, Baidu and Mercedes-Benz all announced new initiatives with NVIDIA. The announcements brought the total Read article >

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