Clemson students build clever six-seat hybrid sports car (www.foxnews.com, November 2012)
||Ever wonder what kind of car Gen Y would really like to drive? Well, just have them design one for you. That's what Mazda has done by sponsoring a project at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research, and the result is as outside of the box as they come.
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Completed Assembly: 64 Total Parts; 10 Cross Plane;
27 Left Hand; 27 Right Hand
BMW Mille Miglia (Quote from DistroCars, 2008)
New Materials and Manufacturing processes create a natural aesthetic appeal. The cockpit surface of the BMW Mille Miglia 2006 which has been influenced by the technology of Industrial Origami, is another example of vision-based, revolutionary design. It has produced solutions that reflect several guiding principles of the GINA Philosophy. The number of components is significantly reduced compared to conventional cockpits while completely new methods of combining different materials have provided valuable stimulations for the conception of innovative production technologies. The manufacturing process has deliberately relied on the expertise and technical skills of highly qualified specialists whose competence is a prerequisite for the practical implementation of design visions.
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