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Urbee 3D-printed car: the greenest car in the world

Microsoft IES Logo By Gavin Braithwaite-Smith for MSN Autos of Microsoft IES | Slide 1 of 15

Born of a printer, but very, very real

Not to be confused with a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle with a similar sounding name, Urbee stands for URBan Electric vehicle with Ethanol as back-up. You can see why they settled on Urbee now, can't you?The Urbee is also the world’s first 3D-printed car, and the plan is to drive it from San Francisco to New York — a distance of 4,675 km — in less than 44 hours. The goal? To achieve an average of 290 mpg for the entire trip. And since that’s US gallons, we’re talking nearly 350 mpg by Canada's own imperial measurement. Wow.Please click the image above to read more about the Urbee 3D-printed car...
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