Tesla and AMD to develop its own A.I. chip for self-driving cars

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Tesla is testing samples of a machine-learning chip that it developed in collaboration with Advanced Micro Devices. Tesla is working with AMD to refine its new chip, which will likely reduce its reliance on Nvidia.

The chip was developed by Tesla’s Autopilot group, a team of about 50 engineers under Jim Keller, a veteran microprocessor designer who led work on AMD’s Zen x86 processor. The chip is expected to replace an Nvidia GPU that Tesla currently uses, which itself replaced a Mobileye chip.

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Tesla is getting closer to having its own chip for handling autonomous driving tasks in its cars. The carmaker has received samples of the first implementation of its processor and is now running tests on it. The effort to build its own chip is in line with Tesla’s push to be vertically integrated and decrease reliance on other companies. But Tesla isn’t completely going it alone in chip development, according to the source, and will build on top of AMD intellectual property.

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