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21 3D-Printed Transportation Innovations

From Self-Assembling Autos to Printable Concept Cars

— January 14, 2015 — Autos
The applications for 3D printing are accelerating, and the current trajectory is lined with 3D-printed transportation ideas. Different methods and materials are being explored every day, affording exciting implications for the automobile industry as a whole.

At the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, Local Motors presented its Strati 3D-Printed Car, which can be manufactured in just 44 hours, comprising the vast majority of necessary automotive components. This cutting-edge vehicle will be on the road in no time.

In terms of air travel, the MakerPlane is a single-engine two-seater personal aircraft that can also be built almost entirely with 3D printing. 3D printers are also capable of producing car parts like ducts and valves and even ornamental features including hood ornaments.
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Iconic 3D-Printed Cars
Iconic 3D-Printed Cars
This Replica 1965 Shelby Cobra Was 3D-Printed
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3D Printed Car Concepts
3D Printed Car Concepts
Honda Introduced 3D Printable Cars to its Consumers in a Big Way
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3D Printed Cars
3D Printed Cars
The Local Motors Strati 3D Car Was Printed In 44 Hours Flat
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Autonomous 3D-Printed Cars
Autonomous 3D-Printed Cars
The SmartCart Showcases the Best in 3D-Printing and Autonomous Tech
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3D-Printed Cars
3D-Printed Cars
EDAG's Concept Car Can Be Constructed By 3D-Printers
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Cartoon Pony Hood Ornaments
Cartoon Pony Hood Ornaments
This My Little Pony Hood Ornament Adds a Childish Flavor to Manly Cars
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Winterized 3D-Printed Tires
Winterized 3D-Printed Tires
These Race Car Tires are Designed to Master Snow and Ice
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Printed Automotive Wheels
Printed Automotive Wheels
BMW is Revving Up for the DTM with 3D-Printed Race Car Parts
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Road-Ready Printed Cars
Road-Ready Printed Cars
Local Motors' 3D-Printed Car is Set to Hit the Production Line & the Road
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Street-Marking Robots
Street-Marking Robots
This Road Printer Efficiently and Effectively Paves a Path for the Blind
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3D Printed Part Replacements
3D Printed Part Replacements
These Electric Skateboard Parts Can Be Replaced Cheaply By Skaters
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Overhauled Sport Bikes
Overhauled Sport Bikes
The Local Motors Racer is Based on a Harley Davidson Sportster Bike
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Printable Personal Airplanes
Printable Personal Airplanes
The MakerPlane Lets Amateur Aviators Build Their Own Aircraft
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3D-Printed Supercars
3D-Printed Supercars
Divergent Microfactories Unveils a Stunning Printed Car Design
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3D-Printed Muscle Cars
3D-Printed Muscle Cars
This 3D Printed Gran Torino is a Scary Looking Muscle Car
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Miniature 3D-Printed Luxury Cars
Miniature 3D-Printed Luxury Cars
Porsche Has a 3D-Printed Car Version of the Cayman S for Download
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3D-Printed Auto Opportunities
3D-Printed Auto Opportunities
Researchers Point the Way to Innovative Applications in Car Making
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3D-Printed Cars (UPDATE)
3D-Printed Cars (UPDATE)
This Cutting-Edge Local Motors Creation is Now Production-Ready
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3D-Printed Solar Cars
3D-Printed Solar Cars
Students at NTU Created a Futuristic Car Design with Additive Manufacturing
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Self-Assembling Automobiles
Self-Assembling Automobiles
Audi Has Come Up with the Futuristic Concept for a 3D-Printed Car
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Exceptionally Flexible Bicycles
Exceptionally Flexible Bicycles
The MORI Folding Bike Can Be Customized and Conforms to Your Needs
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