3-D Printed Car Is as Strong as Steel, Half the Weight, and Nearing Production (Wired)
Thursday February 28th, 2013
Picture an assembly line not that isnít made up of robotic arms spewing sparks to weld heavy steel, but a warehouse of plastic-spraying printers producing light, cheap and highly efficient automobiles.
If Jim Korís dream is realized, thatís exactly how the next generation of urban runabouts will be produced. His creation is called the Urbee 2 and it could revolutionize parts manufacturing while creating a cottage industry of small-batch automakers intent on challenging the status quo.