Ford today said it will be the first automaker to test a new 3D printer that can build parts of unlimited size.

The company is also testing the printer to make prototypes of one-piece auto parts that could be used in production of future vehicles.The use of a 3D printer capable of manufacturing parts of unlimited size and shape “could be a breakthrough for vehicle manufacturing,” the automaker stated in a news release.[ Docker, Amazon, TensorFlow, Windows 10, and more: See InfoWorld’s 2017 Technology of the Year Award winners. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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