According to Brinkwire, the Tesla Model Y is switching CPU versions from an Intel-branded chip to an AMD Ryzen processor for the car’s infotainment method. For now, the new AMD-outfitted Model Y’s are only offered for buyers in China.

About the earlier various yrs, Tesla has labored with all a few significant semiconductor manufacturers, like Nvidia, Intel, and AMD. Tesla at first utilized Nvidia SoC’s in its older motor vehicles, but switched 3 several years in the past to Intel Atom CPUs for the infotainment facilities in Model 3 and more recent versions of the Design X and Model S.

Tesla has now switched the Model S and X to AMD’s chips, and now appears to be finishing the changeover with the Product Y. Regretably, we never know why Tesla decided to swap teams to AMD, which at first glance appears to be a bizarre go specified AMD’s reliance on TSMC for semiconductor source.