Sep 24, 2021

Samsung in talks with Tesla to make next-gen self-driving chips —Korea Economic Daily

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The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, August 25 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo.

SEOUL, Sept 23 (Reuters) — Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) is in talks with Tesla (TSLA.O) to make Tesla’s next-generation self-driving chips based on Samsung’s 7-nanometre chip production process, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday.

Since the beginning of this year, Tesla and Samsung have discussed chip design multiple times and exchanged chip prototypes for Tesla’s upcoming Hardware 4 self-driving computer, the Korea Economic Daily reported, citing sources with direct knowledge of the matter.

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