Get ready to have your concept of how a car is manufactured flipped upside-down and turned inside-out. Mercedes-Benz is taking “green” technology to a whole new level. No, we’re not talking about hybrids or low fuel emission models, we’re talking about a brand new concept in automotive design. Picture a production process that has plenty in common with agar jelly’s (used to culture organic materials in laboratories) and little in common with what we would normally think of as production-line automotive manufacturing. You are starting to get close to what the people at Mercedes-Benz have spawned with the MERCEDES BENZ BIOME – one of the most outlandish and ambitious concepts in the 2010 LA design challenge.
This vision includes growing a material called