Singapore university unveils Asia's first 3D-printed concept car


Students from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have built what may well be Asia's first 3D-printed automobile. The solar-electric hybrid NTU Venture (NV) 8 will race in the Urban Concept category at this year's Shell Eco-marathon Asia in the Philippines.

Mounted on a carbon fiber monocoque chassis, the body, internal trim and other components of the NV8 were assembled from 150 acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) parts in ivory and other colors printed on Stratasys Dimension Elite and Fortus 400MC 3D printers.

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