Just recently on a teardown video of a Tesla Model Y, a manufacturing engineering consultancy firm made a strange discovery. The firm, Michigan-based company Munro & Associates, ...Read More »
The automotive industry was amongst the earliest adopters of 3D printing technology. It's now possible to print high quality end user products like car interior parts.
BigRepHow 3D Printing Is Changing Auto Manufacturing The automobile has changed quite a bit since Karl Benz invented the motorcar in 1886 and a great majority of those changes are attributable to technological advancements in manufacturing....
BigRep3D Printing & Embedded Electronics – How AM Enables Smarter Objects All throughout the world of modern manufacturing, 3D printing is adding unique functionalities to various products in ways traditional manufacturing cannot manage. The ability to produce ...
The folks over at Driftworks have been modifying and testing a Lamborghini Murcielago as part of an ongoing Youtube series. The owner, Phil Morrison, fully commits to customizing the Italian ...Read More »
Weight reduction is one of the many drivers pushing the widespread adoption of additive manufacturing technologies in the automotive manufacturing industry. For the 'ultra-lightweight seat ...Read More »
As we’ve previously reported, the automotive sector is pushing the frontier of metal 3D printing by fabricating prototypes, production jigs and fixtures, and end-use parts for automobiles ...Read More »
With the rise of 3D printing in all sorts of automotive manufacturing, the technology is continuously offering new possibilities, from tail lights to breaks, and now wheels. Renowned sports ...Read More »
With all sorts of major manufacturers and auto-repair shops taking up additive manufacturing, even TV programs are getting into 3D printing. The History Channel's hit show "Counting Cars" ...Read More »
As 3D printing shifts more and more toward production applications, companies are working hard to verify that the materials are up to the task. Rapid 3D printing of complex geometries ...Read More »
Volvo Trucks has been using 3D printing for various parts of its production process, applying the technology to tools, jigs, fixtures and a lot more. In particular, 3D printing has become a ...Read More »
Henkel, the globally operating adhesive and sealants conglomerate, has partnered with the SYMPA research project that seeks to develop SLA / DLP composites for 3D printing automotive parts; ...Read More »
Carbon Performance, a British additive manufacturing company that serves the automotive industry, developed a set of 3D printed brake calipers that were designed using their new proprietary ...Read More »
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research’s IDAM (Industrialization and Digitization of Additive Manufacturing for Automotive Series Processes) project recently held its first ...Read More »
The Mustang Shelby GT500 goes on sale later this year, offering the latest frills automotive engineering has to offer. This high performance vehicle is another notch in the long line of ...Read More »
In a collaboration between automation company Tradiebot Industries, automotive aftercare firm AMA Group, and the Swinburne University of Technology, a lug was 3D printed directly onto an ...Read More »
Carbon have entered into a new agreement with Ford to digitally manufacture end-use parts using their 3D printers. This agreement also means a further expansion of their existing ...Read More »
3D printed components for cars are becoming more and more common every day. Some companies adopt the process due to cost or weight reasons while others look for novel design options. ...Read More »
While 3D printing has been in the automotive field for some time, use cases have been sparser than one would expect. Sure, there have been cases of tail light manufacturing and the ...Read More »
Siemens recently announced a new automotive project in collaboration with Hackrod. Both companies are looking to leverage a host of modern technologies including hybrid manufacturing, AI and ...Read More »
Local Motors has recently formed the LM Industries Group with the express purpose of altering the way transportation works. Their goal is to disrupt the industry with all sorts of new ...Read More »