Musk confirms diverting Nvidia AI chips away from Tesla | News World

Elon Musk confirmed that many Nvidia Corp. chips initially intended for Tesla’s electric vehicle production were diverted to X Corp. due to logistical challenges.

“Tesla had no place to send the Nvidia chips to turn them on, so they would have just sat in a warehouse,” the EV maker’s chief executive said in a post on X on Tuesday.

Musk’s post was in response to a CNBC report earlier Tuesday that cited a December memo from Nvidia last year saying that 12,000 of Nvidia’s H100 graphics processing units, its flagship artificial intelligence chip, meant for Tesla were redirected to X. Similar orders for X that were slated for deliveries in January and June this year were then shifted to the EV company, according to the CNBC report.

Nvidia didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Tuesday’s post may bolster criticism that Musk’s push for…


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