09 Jun '14, 4am

A 3D Printed Car Is On Its Way

A 3D Printed Car Is On Its Way

Local Motors, Inc. announced last week the winners of the first 3D Printed Car Design Challenge that was launched in April. The challenge was launched to uncover concepts that will inform and influence the vehicle that will be printed live at IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, September 8 to 13, 2014. More than 200 entries, representing submissions from over 30 countries, were submitted during the six-week challenge. After a weeklong voting period and review of all entries by an independent panel of expert judges, a total of seven designs were selected as winning concepts. Local Motors said the winning concept, Strati, created by Michele Anoé of Italy, will highly inspire the full-size 3D printed prototype. “It’s simple and clean, with character,” said challenge judge and MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis. “It has a nice style that real...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/a-3d-printed-car-is-on-its-way/

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