NVIDIA’s Deep Learning Car Computer Selected by Volvo on Journey Toward a Crash-Free Future

LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Jan 4, 2016) – CES — NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) Volvo Cars will use the NVIDIA DRIVE™ PX 2 deep learning-based computing engine to power a fleet of 100 Volvo XC90 SUVs starting to hit the road next year in the Swedish carmaker’s Drive Me autonomous-car pilot program, NVIDIA announced today. Autonomous technology is an important contributor to Volvo’s Vision 2020 — its guiding principles for creating safer vehicles. This work has resulted in world-leading advancements in autonomous and semi-autonomous driving, and a new safety benchmark for the automotive industry. “Our vision is that no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo by the year 2020,” said Marcus Rothoff, director of the Autonomous Driving Program at Volvo Cars. “NVIDIA’s high-performance and responsive automotive platform…


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