Airbus Group, Local Motors Launch Co-Creation Challenge to Rapidly Advance Development of Commercial Drones

The global challenge will yield new ideas and designs for small-scale cargo transport; emphasis put on urgent delivery of life-saving medical supplies Berlin, April 12, 2016 – Airbus Group and Local Motors have launched a global co-creation challenge to identify the next generation of commercial Read More »

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Airbus Group Teams Up with Local Motors to Co-create Commercial Drones

Published by Airbus Group This collaboration seeks to speed up development and manufacturing processes in aerospace projects through an open competition based in co-creation and micro-manufacturing. When crowdsourcing meets aerospace Exploring a next-generation of unmanned vehicles Two months after the announcement of the first investment Read More »

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Local Motors and ASU Partner on High-Tech Materials R&D for 3D-Printed Car

Automotive education partnership will be part of ASU’s Polytechnic eProjects program Tempe, Arizona, August 27, 2015 – Local Motors and Arizona State University (ASU) have formed a new partnership to advance materials research into 3D-printed automotive parts, which will be used on the world’s first 3D-printed Read More »

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FirstBuild-The Dawn of a New Ice Age: Meet Opal, FirstBuild’s Crowdsourced Countertop Ice Nugget Maker

By Terrence Murray, GE Reports Rolling out almost any consumer product is an intricate process that usually involves lengthy market studies and costly R&D. But consumer tastes are fickle – especially today – and a blockbuster idea can grow stale before it arrives in the Read More »

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Local Motors Unveils Designs for the World’s First Production Line of 3D-Printed Cars

Top universities, major laboratories continue to partner with Local Motors to develop new technologies for 3D-printed cars Phoenix, Arizona (July 7, 2015) – Local Motors today announces the winner of its Project Redacted challenge, a design competition which will serve as the inspiration for the Read More »

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Local Motors’ Community Submitting Designs for the Road-Ready 3D-Printed Car

  Local Motors has already built the world’s first 3D-printed car, and soon will start producing the road-ready model. Local Motors’ community of designers across the globe have been busy submitting designs for the road-ready 3D-printed car as part of Project Redacted, and there are Read More »

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NTMA Training Centers-Developing the Skills and Knowledge to Compete in Today’s Work Force

  The world’s first-ever additively manufactured vehicle, Strati, was recently on display at NTMA Training Centers, Santa Fe Springs, California.  The Strati was fabricated in the fall of 2014 and a collaborative effort between Association of Manufacturing Technology (AMT), International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), Local Read More »

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NTMA-World’s First 3D Printed Vehicle Makes a Stop at NTMA in Southern California

Santa Fe Springs, CA – the world’s first 3D printed vehicle is touring the U.S and is making a stop in Southern California at the NTMA Training Centers in Santa Fe Springs on January 27th. NTMA Training Center Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 10:00 am – 2:00 Read More »

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UT Engineering Students Help ORNL, Local Motors Print Drivable 3D Car

  KNOXVILLE—The only “car” that most people associate with printers is a “car-tridge” of ink, but may soon change, thanks in part to several University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students. UT, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Local Motors, Cincinnati Incorporated and Oak Ridge Associated Universities teamed up Read More »

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