The competition is coming from all angles for Intel Corp. Nvidia revealed Wednesday at its GPU Technology Conference that Toyota will use Nvidia’s Drive PX AI automotive platform to power advanced autonomous driving systems planned for market introduction.
In the brewing battle between Nvidia’s AI car computing platform and an Intel-Mobileye platform, Nvidia now appears to be building momentum.
According to Egil Juliussen, director research, Infotainment & ADAS at IHS Automotive, Toyota has become the fourth major car OEM publicly committed to Nvidia’s Drive PX for their highly automated vehicle. The other three OEMs are Audi, Daimler, and VW Group.
Wall Street likes the news and Nvidia stock is doing very well, jumping 17% after hours. The company also delivered a solid quarterly earning.