AB Volvo Partners With Nvidia To Develop Self Driving Trucks
Nvidia Said It Was Thrilled To Team Up With Volvo.
US chipmaker Nvidia teams up with Swedish truck maker AB Volvo to develop artificial intelligence for self- driving trucks.
Nvidia and Volvo announced on Tuesday the agreement. It is a long term partnership and they will start work immediately.
Volvo said in a statement that, “Utilising Nvidia's end-to-end artificial intelligence platform for training, simulation and in-vehicle computing, the resulting system is designed to safely handle fully autonomous driving on public roads and highways.”
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Volvo Cars and AB Volvo are two different entities. China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group owns Volvo Cars.
Nvidia is a US-based chip maker and famous for its powerful gaming graphics chips. They are Invasively expanding into the automotive sphere.
Besides Intel, Nvidia dominates the fast-growing AI chip market whereas Volvo is the world's second-biggest truckmaker after Daimler AG.
Volvo Trucks' autonomous solutions director, Sasko Cuklev said, “This coming winter, Volvo Trucks' autonomous mining solution will be in operation and we will get paid per transported tonne.”
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