Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday August 21, 2014

Six Million Cars Now Running NVIDIA Processors

An exquisite interior crafted from recycled materials. A carbon fiber passenger cell built with renewable electricity. And a hybrid system that lets drivers shift from all-electric cruising to street-scorching performance with a flick of the wrist. With the new BMW i8, green has just met mean. With the first owners getting their cars last weekend, BMW’s new plug-in hybrid sports car is now hitting the streets in the U.S. And آ– as anyone who has caught a glimpse of the i8 even in pictures knows آ– it’s gorgeous. But the story here is about more than this coupe’s striking looks and aggressive stance.

The i8 offers a peek at the future of driving آ– a future that’s packed with plenty of computing power to go along with the i8’s ample horsepower. This is where we come in. We’ve come a long way since our first GPU appeared in a car back in 2007. The BMW i8 is the latest in a string of new vehicle introductions this year that have helped us hit the milestone of six million NVIDIA-powered cars on the road.