The year is 2057 and sheet metal is dead. Form is no longer constrained by tooling methodologies or material properties. Molecular engineering and rapid prototyping have supplanted the 200 year-old paradigm of the factory. Production assemblages are non-local and distribution of output is completely efficient due to interspersed molecular assemblers. The economic domination of the robotics industry coupled with advancements in ubiquitous computing and artificial intelligence have accelerated and shortened automotive production cycles to one week. Individual vehicle costs have been driven to below C.3500 ($5000 U.S. -2007 equivalent) and on average weigh 200 lbs. Accident Avoidance Systems have eliminated traffic accidents and fatalities. People still manage to get speeding tickets.
Studio Chief: Franz von Holzhausen
Design Manager: Jordan Meadows