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Electronics

Nvidia Wins CPU Arms Race with $40 Billion Acquisition

Deal teams advanced GPU and AI tech with high-volume CPUs for next-gen autonomous vehicles

Navistar, TuSimple Aim to Launch Self-Driving Trucks in 2024

Partnership includes equity investment

Hybrid

Karma Partners with WeRide, Nvidia on Autonomous Electric Van

Deep learning processors provide a record 320 trillion operations per second

Business

TuSimple, ZF Partner on Autonomous Big Rigs

Supplier giant delivers automotive knowhow to help commercialize self-driving tech

Regulations

Consortium Targets Software Standards for Self-Driving Cars

A new group called the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC) aims to develop common software platforms and open standards for autonomous vehicle systems.

Autonomous Vehicles

Roborace Takes Guinness

Not driving in a fast car. . .

Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous-Truck Company Raises $120 Million

TuSimple Inc., a San Diego-based startup that supplies autonomous driving technology for commercial truck applications, has raised $120 million in its latest funding round.

Business

Volvo Trucks Teams with Nvidia on Autonomous Tech

Truckmaker AB Volvo is using chipmaker Nvidia Corp.’s artificial intelligence processing technology to further develop, test and operate self-driving trucks.

Autonomous Vehicles

Nvidia Touts Supercomputer for Autonomous Vehicle Development

Nvidia Corp. says its new DGX SuperPOD processing system’s 9.4 petaflops of processing power can speed the development of self-driving car systems.

Hybrid

Michelin Going Automated and Electric for Logistics

Michelin is implementing a new approach for transporting goods within and between some of its faciliites in France: using autonomous, electric vehicles.

Autonomous Vehicles

ZF to Show Autonomous Car in Shanghai

ZF Friedrichshafen AG will unveil a new self-driving demonstration vehicle and updated driver-assist technologies at the Shanghai auto show.

Business

Toyota First in Line for Nvidia Development System

Silicon Valley-based Nvidia Corp. is introducing a new simulation tool to aid the development and testing of automated driving technologies.

Simulation

NVIDIA Launches DRIVE Constellation

NVIDIA has announced that its DRIVE Constellation simulation platform is now available for developers of autonomous systems.

Autonomous Vehicles

Tech: NVIDIA’s Level 2 system; 3D sees the light; A Fish-like Camera

NVIDIA’s Level 2 system has Conti, ZF on board. A 3D solution that sees the light and could be nearly as fast. A camera that sees like the fishes. Toyota aims to smarten China’s car industry.

Autonomous Vehicles

ZF, Nvidia Team Up on Level 4 Autonomous Car Computer

ZF Friedrichshafen AG says its new ProAI RoboThink central control unit will be the most powerful in-vehicle supercomputer aimed at Level 4 autonomous driving and mobility-as-a-service applications.

Autonomous Vehicles

Mercedes, Nvidia to Partner on Integrated Processor

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit is working with chipmaker Nvidia Corp. to develop an in-vehicle supercomputer that can manage multiple vehicles systems, including advanced user interfaces and autonomous driving technologies.

Regulations

Rage Against the Machine

There have been more than 20 reported attacks against Waymo’s self-driving fleet in Chandler, Ariz., since the company began testing the technology on public roads there two years ago.

Connectivity

About Autonomy: Three Views

Yes, there will be more autonomous technology coming at an ever-increasing rate. Which means all the more considerations must be taken into account.

AI

Aptiv Partners with Startup on AI-Based Driver Sensors

Aptiv plc has signed a partnership agreement with Affectiva, a Boston-based startup specializing in artificial intelligence, to bring advanced driver sensors to market.

Autonomous Vehicles

Continental Addresses the Challenges of Automated Driving

And those challenges aren’t all sensor- and algorithm-based, either.

Business

Report: Nvidia to Supply Self-Driving-Tech for Isuzu Trucks

Isuzu Motors Ltd. reportedly is in final negotiations with Nvidia Corp. to use the California-based chipmaker’s self-driving-car technology for commercial vehicles, The Nikkei reports.

Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo, Nvidia Ink Deal for Automated Vehicle Processors

Nvidia Corp. has agreed to supply its latest Drive AGX Xavier autonomous vehicle technology to Volvo Car Corp.

AI

ZF and the Development of Tech for Autonomy

As executive vp with global operational responsibility for the Global Electronics business and Occupant Safety Systems businesses within the ZF Active and Passive Safety Technology division of the ZF Group, Christophe Marnat has his proverbial plate full, especially nowadays when there are burgeoning efforts on behalf of OEMs and suppliers like ZF to develop the technologies that are related to ADAS, all the way to the point of providing Level 4 or Level 5 technology.

Autonomous Vehicles

Ever-Evolving Automotive Electronics

Revolution or evolution? Whether in terms of electrical architecture or electronic capability, it all depends on your perspective.