Local Motors’ self-driving ‘Olli’ shuttle helped along by Makerbot 3D printers

Local Motors' self-driving 'Olli' shuttle helped along by Makerbot 3D printers

Anyone with an interest in 3D printing and cars will already know about Local Motors, the Arizona-based company that uses additive manufacturing technologies to create innovative, almost futuristic vehicles. From the Strati , which holds the honor of being the first 3D printed car, and now to the Olli , a self-driving bus, Local Motors owes much of its success to 3D printing technologies. Recently, the company offered a glimpse into its manufacturing facility to see how it has been using the Makerbot Replicator+ , a $2,500 high-performance desktop 3D printer, to quickly and efficiently produce parts for the […]

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