Self-driving, 3D printed bus can be hailed with an app

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Last year, Local Motors debuted their infinitely recyclable, 3D printed car. Now, seeking to sustainably revolutionize the transport industry by removing the need for vast factories and rigid public transport schedules, the team has created Olli, the world’s first 3D printed, driverless and electric shuttle bus. To get a ride, users hail the 12-seat bus via an app. Designed to be 3D printed in 10 hours by local shops or microfactories, Olli can be assembled by small teams in one hour. Routes are flexible and overseen by a central operation center, and data gathered via sensors on the vehicle allow…

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