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Submission + - Local Motors to 3D Print More Cars, Then Boats, Planes & Satellites Are Next (

An anonymous reader writes: Local Motors last week 3D printed the first ever car from an ABS/carbon fiber composite. Now, their CEO, Jay Rogers, plans to 3D print additional car models, as well as "other kinds of vehicles. Boats, planes, [and] satellites." The company plans to open 100 microfactories throughout the world, and print with a number of new polymer materials.

Submission + - World's First 3D Printed Estate Coming to NY - 2400 SqFt House & More (

Randy-tanner writes: A well known New York architect & contractor has begun construction on what is possibly the largest 3D printing related project ever undertaken. He is 3D printing an entire estate, which includes an in-ground swimming pool, a pool house, and a huge 2400 square foot home. The project is expected to take 2 years to complete, and if all goes as planned the printer will automatically insert rebar into the concrete.

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