Honda creates a minivan with 3D printed bodywork

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Honda, a brand related to the automotive world recognized worldwide, in collaboration with the company Kabuku has created a series of Delivery minivans with 3D printed bodywork and driven by an electric motor at the express request of the pastry firm Toshimaya. In this way, while Honda has taken over the development of the powertrain and the tubular chassis, Kabuku has been in charge of designing and manufacturing all the rest of the body and interior parts using 3D printing.

The history of this vehicle is somewhat peculiar since in Toshimaya they need a fully customized delivery vehicle That, in turn, was striking so that it could be used to advertise the company itself. In addition to all this, they had to take into account that the company's headquarters is located in the city of Kamakura (Japan), which stands out for having especially narrow streets, hence the designed vehicle had to be light as well as very small. in terms of dimensions.

Honda teams up with Kabuku to create the exclusive delivery minivans needed by the pastry company Toshimaya.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMXCXgs5fVk

The solution to the problem presented by this pastry company consisted of design and create the vehicle that you can see on screen, a very attractive model at a visual level that hides under the hood an 11 kW engine capable of reaching a maximum speed of 70 kilometers per hour approving a maximum autonomy of 80 kilometers.

Among the most interesting details present in it, it should be noted that for fully charge the battery in just 3 hours so the company, as has been confirmed, will need several of these cars to be able to make all the necessary deliveries in a small city.


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