The World’s First 3D-Printed Car Is a Blast to Drive

Local plans to build its own cars, but it could also end up working as a supplier for original-equipment manufacturers, some of whom have met with Rogers already. “One of them said, ‘This would be great for prototyping,’ ” Rogers says. “And I said, ‘Forget prototyping! This is how you make the car.’ ”


The “paint job” is a bit bumpy, but not making prototypes could save millions for cars that get crashed in NHTSA testing anyway. They used to print newspapers in central plants and ship them around, but the news was old by the time it arrived. Now they print on-the-spot. Imagine your dealership printing your car while you wait. 😉

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