Tesla is Developing Their Own Self-Driving AI Chip with AMD

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc is working with AMD to develop its own artificial intelligence chip for self-driving cars CNBC reported on Wednesday citing a source familiar with the matter

On Wednesday, Sanjay Jha, CEO of AMD spin-off, GlobalFoundries, said at company's conference and mentioned Tesla as one of the companies it was working with fabricators, but did not state that Tesla was a consumer. That doesn't totally preclude AMD, which declined to comment on the report.

GlobalFoundries, a chip fabricator, has a wafer supply agreement in place with AMD through 2020. Tesla is viewed as a leader in all things autonomous and any architectural move from the company is not done willy-nilly. "They are working directly with IP companies and system development companies because they want to control the hardware and software".

It's likely, however, that AMD and Tesla are working together based exclusively on some hires that Tesla has been making.

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"A partnership between Tesla and AMD would make sense to us, given that former chief AMD MPU architect, Jim Keller (designer of AMD's current Zen architecture), left AMD to become Tesla's Head of Autopilot in early 2016", Lipacis wrote.

Elon Musk has previously stated that full-fledged autopilot should be available for the selected Tesla models, that support the feature, in 2019. Since that time, AMD has continued to show strength across multiple sectors.

The carmaker has received back samples of the first implementation of its processor and is now testing these, CNBC reported citing a source familiar with the matter.

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As per the report, Tesla is now digging its hands into AMD, the semiconductor Company.

Tesla is partnering with AMD, according to the source, and will build on top of AMD intellectual property. "That is a non-game console product and that revenue should be happening in the 2018 timeframe to continue to help the revenue on the semi-custom which sits within the EESC segment". Tesla is now into developing its own chip for its automatic vehicles.

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