Daily Archives: March 5, 2013

3D-printed car saves money, energy

It wasn’t long ago when 3D printing was a really cool concept we liked to daydream about. Now, it’s gearing up to change our lives. We’ve seen 3D-printed buildings, portraits, organs, prosthetics, food, couture, a moon base, and even a pen for all your creative and repair needs. What’s missing?

3D-printed transport, of course.

That, however, could change if engineer Jim Kor has his way. Heading up the team behind 3D-printed electric car Urbee, Kor has more than 35 years of experience in designing automotive, bus, rail, agricultural and heavy mobile equipment, as well as civil structures and products for the aerospace and medical industries.

In the conceptual design and prototype stages, Kor’s company — <... [Read more]


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