27 Mar '17, 10pm

Hack Rod Is Rethinking The Way Car Manufacturing Happens

The difference between Holst, McCoy, and Giulio Alfieri, the engineer who conceived the Maserati Birdcage, is the digital world that has evolved since 1959. Holst and McCoy wanted to leverage the power of computers and 3-D additive printing to create new ways of designing and building a custom made vehicle. Somewhere along the line, they realized that their ideas applied equally well to almost any kind of manufacturing. “Hack Rod is not about a car,” Holst says. “It’s about a platform. The platform is connected and does all the work for you.”

Full article: http://gas2.org/2017/03/27/hack-rod-rethinking-car-manufa...

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