What if it were possible to take advantage of the open source concept for the industry? Especially an industry as complex as the automotive industry? The answer would certainly cause a lot of inconvenience and contradiction.
That is precisely what Local Motors did: open source Jewelry Retouching Service car development using micro-factories. At the core of Local Motors are co-creation, open innovation and digital manufacturing.
After entering their community, you help to develop a car created by the designers of the network, or, if you have the necessary knowledge, you create a new car. The entire network votes to choose which car will be co-created and they can choose the parts of the car, from the interior to the engine of the vehicle.
When the car is ready, you build it yourself. Local Motors opens a micro factory in your region and provides all the necessary tools and knowledge.
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