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    Official: Local Motors chooses car design to be 3D printed [w/videos]
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    The folks from Local Motors seem like the kind of people you just want to sit down with to talk about cars for hours. They seem to have such a diverse set of influences, whether they are building offroad sport trucks like the Rally Fighter or an electrically assisted drift trike like the Verrado. ...

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    Video: Ford 3D-printing Mustang out of chocolate and candy for Valentine's Day
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    Is your beloved in love with the new 2015 Ford Mustang? Do they like chocolate (that's a trick question – everyone likes chocolate)? Are they a bit of a futurist? Then this Hallmark holiday, you need to get them this Ford Mustang, 3D-printed in sweet, delicious chocolate. Ford is teaming ...

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    Official: Fire up your 3D printer! Honda releases data for several of its past concepts [w/video]
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    Futurists have been treating 3D printing like it is the second coming of the Industrial Revolution for years. Everyone will have a 3D printer in their garage and be able make practically anything at home before you know it, right? Well... not quite. While we can imagine a piece of trim breaking ...

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    ETC: This is what a 3D-printed liquid metal Ford Torino looks like
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    Artist Ioan Florea has encapsulated a 1971 Ford Torino with 3-D-printed liquid metal transferred onto the car using technology that he developed, and the result is a stunningly shiny, seamless design. "The surface has the highest coefficient of reflectivity never achieved before," Florea told us ...

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    ETC: Man 3D-printing his own replica Aston Martin DB4
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    Three-dimensional printing is being touted as the Next Big Thing, although at present the products have been on the smaller end. An ambitious man in New Zealand isn't letting that stop him, though. Engadget came up with the original story, and the subject is something we can totally get behind: a ...

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    Video: Ford engineer builds haptic shift knob with 3D printer, Xbox controller
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    Vehicles with manual transmissions have been equipped with shift indicators (illuminated or audible) for decades. While some are used to improve performance, most are designed to encourage more fuel-efficient driving. Regardless of the original objective, nearly all drivers become desensitized or ...

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    Auctions: Aston Martin DB5 stunt doubles in Skyfall created by 3D printers
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    This is a spoiler alert: stop reading now if you haven't seen Skyfall and don't want to know anything about it. There are five major stars in Skyfall, only four of them human. The fifth is the Aston Martin DB5 that makes a return to the series as a gadget car for the first time since ...

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    Report: 3D-printed electric car is inspired by swimsuits
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    Formula Group T, a group of Belgian engineering students, is all about racing. The intent behind its latest creation, the Areion (named for a mythological horse that's both immortal and fast), is to change the game in the Formula Student series. The Areion takes a different approach from other ...

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    Video: Amazingly tiny 3D-printed cars have moving wheels, opening doors
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    If you haven't taken a second lift your head and look around, we have news for you: we live in the future. This is a world where we can bark orders into a small handheld device and instantly get answers. One where we can sketch up a design on a computer, press print and a machine will carve it ...

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