Jay Rogers and the team of Local Motors
You and I knew, that it was only a matter of time until somebody would attempt to 3D-print a fully functional car! Well it is 2014 and THAT TIME has now arrived. Jay Rogers and the team of his Arizona-based company Local Motors made it happen! In a total of only 44 hours, they printed all the necessary parts and put them together at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in front of hundreds of interested witnesses. The 2-seater was named 'Strati' which means 'layer' in Italian and looks to us like a XXL Playmobil car. (in a good way :) See the fascinating video of its production below or read a full length interview with Jay Rogers on this project and the future of auto manufacturing at Inc.com. If someone could print us a silver one.. that would be AMAZING, thank you.
(photo and video via LocalMotors.com)