October 25, 2019 ☼ aicarstrade wars

Artificial Intelligence, Cars and Trade Wars

This year, Yu’s auto startup in southwestern China is set to deliver its first vehicle to a U.S. buyer, but he has not even bothered to check how much President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese goods might affect him. After all, he has a workaround — even if it sounds like the stuff of science fiction.

Pix Moving, Yu’s company, is using artificial intelligence to design cars and convert the blueprints into instructions for 3D printers. His vision is to upload the data to the cloud and let his team in the U.S. print all the components there.“