You might not think of a wedding cake as being the type of thing that gets vandalized, but that’s exactly what happened to a replica of the cake that was presented to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in 1947. Now, thanks to 3D scanning technology, a super-accurate copy of that replica is being recreated out of sugar. ..
Back in July 2015, we took a look at the Divergent 3D Blade , the world’s first 3D-printed supercar. More than just a car, the Blade represented a paradigm shift in auto manufacturing … and we really weren’t all that sure we’d hear about it again.
The LA Auto Show started this week, and New Atlas spent a few days there, speed-walking corner to corner and getting the scoop on new cars, trucks, urban transporters and auto technology. On the cars side, there are numerous concept and production car debuts, exotics, classics, green technologies, customs and more. We’ve put together an overflowing gallery of the best of the best for your viewing pleasure.
Nissan has created what it claims to be is the world’s biggest 3D-printing pen sculpture. The Qashqai Black Edition model was created to celebrate the car’s launch and contains 8.6 miles of plastic strands. ..
Jonathan Gitlin This is Olli.
Jonathan Gitlin This is Olli. It uses 3D printing and is self-driving at speeds of 12-18mph with a 60-mile range.
A bumper business ANOTHER milestone has been passed in the adoption of additive manufacturing, popularly known as 3D printing. Daihatsu, a Japanese manufacturer of small cars and a subsidiary of Toyota, an industry giant, announced on June 20th that it would begin offering car buyers the opportunity to customise their vehicles with 3D-printed parts. This brings to drivers with more modest budgets the kind of individual tailoring of vehicles hitherto restricted to the luxury limousines and sports cars of the super-rich.
Serial inventor Dezso Molnar is a man of many opinions – and strong ones at that.