Automotive 3D Printing

GM Turns to HP’s MJF 3D Printing for Fast Part Production

At this week’s RAPID+TCT event, HP will be running its high volume production Jet Fusion 5200 platform, powered by Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) technology which has now printed more than…

First Ever 3D Printed Ceramic Piston Made for Chaos Ultracar

XJet has announced that it produced the world’s first 3D printed car engine piston made entirely with ceramics. Developed by Spyros Panopoulos Automotive (SPA) for its Chaos Ultracar, the part…

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$160M Drives 3D Printed Hypercar Startup Divergent in Series C Round

Coming off the heels of an exciting presence at the 2022 AMUG Conference, Divergent Technologies has announced a successful Series C round totaling $160 million in funding. The investment will…

BMW Buys Wire Arc Metal 3D Printer from MX3D

Dutch wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) developer MX3D is perhaps most known for its 3D printing of a metal bridge spanning a canal in the Netherlands. However, the company is in…

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3D Printing Camaraderie Returns in Full Force at AMUG 2022

Within the 3D printing industry, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference is like no other. As the group’s motto goes, it is “for users, by users.” That results in…

3D Printed Car Accessories Give New Peugeot 308 High-Tech Flair

Peugeot’s car accessories will advance to new heights now that the French car brand is leveraging the technology, as well as a brand new flexible polymer, to offer customers a…

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Ford Uses Roving Robot to Run Carbon 3D Printers

Collaborative robots are very much in demand now but they often lack the systems to integrate well with existing automation and processes. Now however, Ford reports that it has a…

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A Man, a Plan, a 3D Printed Hypercar: A Talk with Divergent 3D’s Kevin Czinger

As founder of Divergent Technologies, Kevin Czinger belongs to that new generation of CEOs. That is, his vision for his company and the technology that it produces isn’t limited by…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 12, 2022: 3D Printed Car Parts, Heat Exchangers, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, a Volkswagen subsidiary has invested in an SLM Solutions 3D printer, and Stratasys partnered with Radford to 3D print sports car parts. Then we…

Volkswagen’s Ducati to Use Roboze 3D Printing on Superbikes

Roboze, an Italian manufacturer of high-temperature 3D printers, has partnered with the Ducati Corse team for the 2022 season. This will mean that, as a technical partner, Roboze will supply…

AMS 2022: From Aerospace to Automotive, How 3D Printing is Transforming Legacy Industries

The last day of Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) was packed full of panels and lively discussions about the mobility sector, more specifically aerospace and automotive. From new trends to engineering…

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Automotive Plastic 3D Printing to Reach $2.7B in North America and Europe by 2030

According to a new report from SmarTech Analysis, the market for polymer 3D printing in North America and Europe’s automotive sector is expected to reach $2.7 billion by 2030. As…

Volkswagen Doubles 3D Printing Capacity at Bentley

Volkswagen Group’s Bentley Motors is doubling the additive manufacturing (AM) capacity at its factory in Crewe, England, responsible for assembly of all Bentley models. Thanks to an investment of £3m…

2022 Ford Maverick CAD Files Enable 3D Printed Accessories

Ford has released CAD files that will allow owners of the 2022 Maverick able to 3D print customized components for their pickup trucks. If all goes well, this experiment in…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 12, 2022: Business, Aerospace, Guns, & More

Business, post-processing, aviation, automotive, and guns—that’s what on the menu in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs! AMT appointed Magnus René as Chairman of the Board, Optomec announced major growth in…

AMS Speaker Spotlight: A Niche Auto Market Tailor-Made for 3D Printing

Pat Carey, Senior Vice President, Strategic Growth for Stratasys, will be participating in Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2022, Panel 1: AM and mass customization in automotive. Interested in buying a brand-new…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 5, 2022: 3D Scanning, Business, Battle Bots, & More

3D Printing News Briefs runs the gamut of topics today, as B9Creations has launched a super precise 3D scanner and SuperStile installed the Stratasys F770. A former Stratasys executive has…

2022 Predictions: How Auto 3D Printing is Set to Transform Ford, VW and More

Recently, our executive editor Joris Peels explained that, in the automotive industry, 3D printing is typically used most often for unique, mass-customized components; very low-run production items; “some weight savings…

Customized Vehicles, On-Site Medical 3D Printing, and Green Lasers—All at TIPE 2022

Additive manufacturing (AM) experts, emerging leaders, and industry professionals explored the evolving ecosystem of the 3D printing industry during the three-day Technology, Industry, People, and Economics (TIPE) 2022 event organized…

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3D Printed Car Part from Fraunhofer Could Crack Automotive Market

Up and until now 3D printing was considered for mass customized parts in which one unique part would fit the driver’s style or body. On supercars and in racing, 3D…

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3D Printed Car Company Local Motors Shuts Down

Multiple automotive and tech news sites have reported that Local Motors (LM), the manufacturer of the Olli 3D printed shuttle, has ceased operations. The main source of information comes from…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 15, 2022: 3D Laser Printing, Housing, & More

We’re starting with some interesting research in 3D Printing News Briefs today, which could help reduce the cost and size of 3D laser printing. Moving on, a cancer patient is…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 8, 2021: Business, Doxing, 3D Printed Lights, & More

We’re starting with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as RadTech announced new board members and Ziggzagg is investing in AM-Flow’s workflow automation technology. Cults3D was recently in hot…

Ford and Czinger to Give Automotive 3D Printing Keynotes at AMUG 2022

As the 2022 AMUG Conference approaches, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) has announced its keynote speakers. Headlining the event, set to take place in Chicago, Illinois from April 3-7, are Kevin…