Why Is Tesla Making Its Own AI Chips?

Elon Musk confirmed  on the recent earnings call of Tesla that the company is building its own computer chips.

It is to help with automated driving (Tesla is currently using hardware from Nvidia).

 Elon Musk confirmed Tesla has a team working diligently to design its own artificial intelligence chips,

on which future Teslas will depend instead of the Nvidia units that are currently used by the Automakers fully electric vehicles Nvidia.

 Elon Musk has revealed that Tesla is developing its own bespoke artificial intelligence (AI) chips in order to power the companys next-generation autonomous driving tech.

The autonomous tech is set to go into the Autopilot systems of the Tesla Model 3, Model X, and Model S, and according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk,

it will provide the extra computing power for his autonomous vehicles.

 At a promotional event last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that squeezed out more performance from the computer  systems used to train the companys

The companys neural networks would be critical for making advances in self-driving.

This time, CEO Elon Musk noted his latest supercomputer technology could be used for a lot of other things,

and Tesla is open to opening it up to other carmakers and technology companies interested.

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