Volvo Cars and Autoliv are teaming up with NVIDIA to develop advanced systems and software for AI self-driving cars. The three companies will work together along with Zenuity to develop next-generation self-driving car technologies and will create systems that can utilize deep learning, a form of artificial intelligence, to recognize objects in their environment, anticipate potential threats and navigate safely. Zenuity is an automotive software development joint venture equally owned by Volvo Cars and Autoliv.
Production vehicles will be built on the NVIDIA DRIVE PX car computing platform are planned for sale by 2021.The NVIDIA DRIVE PX system enables full 360-degree, real-time situational awareness and uses a known high-definition map to plan a safe route and drive precisely along it, adjusting to ever-changing circumstances. The system also performs other critical functions, such as stitching camera inputs to create a complete surround-view of the car’s environment.Volvo and Autoliv team up with Nvidia for self-driving cars
Zenuity will provide Volvo with self-driving software. Autoliv will also sell this software to third-party OEMs using its established and broad sales, marketing, and distribution network.