NVIDIA’s Thor Autonomy Chip — Could It Be Loki In Disguise?

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 04:30:31 +0000

The engineers over at NVIDIA claim to have harnessed the power of Thor. Actually, that I made up. Though, a large chunk of NVIDIA’s press release about its new autonomy chip codenamed Thor is just as arbitrary (or it was just written by a mischievous Loki to confuse us all). Though, in all fairness, if […]

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One of the Largest Climate-Tech Workforce Partnerships in US History, + More EV & Battery News

Credit to Author: EV News Today| Date: Fri, 27 May 2022 03:00:35 +0000

In good green economic news, electric battery maker SPARKZ and the United Mine Workers coal union have announced a labor-management memorandum of understanding for a planned factory in West Virginia that intends to put out-of-work coal miners back to work. More on new battery factories, jobs, recycling, electric vehicles, and on-demand charging solutions for charging […]

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No, Elon Musk Not Looking “Increasingly Isolated As Automakers Embrace Lidar”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2022 07:38:57 +0000

A new Bloomberg article popped up in recent days with a headline that sort of irked me. The title was: “Elon Musk Looks Increasingly Isolated As Automakers Embrace Lidar.” I don’t know what is in the article since I’m not a Bloomberg subscriber, but I could guess, since we cover this space quite obsessively. Most […]

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Some Developers Don’t Know Their Games Are Streaming on GeForce Now

Credit to Author: Patrick Klepek| Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 19:42:59 +0000

‘The Long Dark’ is the latest high-profile game to be removed from Nvidia’s service. VICE Games found several developers unaware their games were even being featured.

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Tesla Is A Tech Company — Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 19:30:49 +0000

Tesla is a tech company, not just a car company. Although, some still seem to believe otherwise. Joel Feder sparked a debate on Twitter by voicing his thoughts about Tesla. In his tweet, he says, “Reminder: Tesla is a car company. Tesla is not a tech company. It builds cars.”

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Tesla Autopilot Mystery Solved — HW3 Full Potential Soon To Be Unlocked

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 06:12:38 +0000

In June 2019 after Tesla’s Autonomy Investor Day, we did a deep dive into Tesla’s HW3 chip that explored the various capabilities and potential of the HW3 processor system on a chip (SoC). I may have geeked out a little and made that a bit too technical, so I will try not to repeat that mistake in this article. Long story short, HW3 is a total beast. It is very different from the NVIDIA chip Tesla was using in the previous generation

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Xpeng In-House Autonomous Vehicle Technology Keeps Prices Down

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2019 03:28:23 +0000

I recently met with Dr. Xinzhou Wu, Vice President of Autonomous Driving at Xpeng Motors, to learn more about the company’s autonomous vehicle (AV) bottom-up approach, part of its long-term strategic plan. Dr. Wu is in charge of overall strategy and technical planning of the business and team management for Xpeng’s global autonomous driving R&D center in Silicon Valley, California

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Who Will Benefit In The Robotaxi Revolution?

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 01:00:49 +0000

As self-driving cars move closer and closer to reality, one particular market stands to benefit — autonomous taxis (aka robotaxis). Tasha Keeny from Ark Invest recently evaluated the players who’d likely benefit from this massive market opportunity. Keeney writes, “Autonomous vehicles will transform personal mobility … reap[ing] the benefits of a new market which promises to ramp from essentially $0 now to $10 trillion in global gross annual revenues by 2030.”

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Tesla Is Now Installing Full Self Driving Hardware 3 Upgrade In Some Cars

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 22:39:26 +0000

The first confirmed upgrade to Tesla’s new Full Self Driving hardware version 3 took place today after a customer took his 2018 Tesla Model S P100DL into the Santa Barbara service center to get a new HEPA filter. After the service, Twitterer and longtime Tesla supporter Sofiaan Fraval noticed that a line on his service documents indicated that the new hardware had been installed at the appointment as well (h/t to Vincent for spotting this one)

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