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Honda and Kabuku Inc. unveil 3D Printed Micro Commuter Vehicle at CEATEC

Honda has developed a short range ‘Micro Commuter’ electric vehicle for use by Japanese confectionary maker, Toshimaya. The car is a joint development with Kabuku Inc., and is based on an open innovation model that incorporates the idea of variable design platform. The vehicle uses a chassis constructed from Honda’s rigid but lightweight pipe frame structure, while 3D printing techniques have been used to create the exterior panels and luggage space. The Micro Commuter is… Continue reading

3D Printing Technology Helps Save Sea Turtle

On April 22, 2015, USAID issued the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge in an effort to bring together international communities to create solutions that address critical wildlife crime issues. One of the issues highlighted by the challenge is the network of well-established international transit routes that poachers and traffickers use to move their products to customers. These transit routes are the backbone to the global wildlife trafficking industry which generates billions of dollars in illegal revenue… Continue reading