Automotive 3D Printing

Siemens and Hyundai Switch to NX and Teamcenter

Siemens Digital Industries Software has partnered with Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Corporation to introduce Siemens’ Teamcenter and NX Xcelerator products as their authoring, design and management software. NX is…

Fueling the Shift towards EV-centric Product Portfolios with Additive Manufacturing

There is no doubt that the automotive and transportation industry has made a significant transformation in technologies and innovation in the areas of propulsion systems.  In fact, the transformation is…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 27, 2021: Sustainability, Metal 3D Printing, & More

In this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with stories from Aleph Farms and Orbex regarding their efforts to keep our planet healthy by, respectively, working towards net…

3DPOD Episode 84: 3D Printing Race Cars with Pat Warner, Alpine F1 Team

Upon the heels of a third-place win for Alpine F1’s Fernando Alonso at the Formula One Qatar Grand Prix, we’ve published this podcast episode with Pat Warner, Advanced Digital Manufacturing…

Porsche Already Delivering On Its Concept For Partially 3D Printed Seats

In March 2020, German automaker Porsche announced that it would begin testing a new production concept: partially 3D printed bodyform bucket seats. Now, it appears that the trajectory from the…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 6, 2021: Business & Off-Road Vehicles

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs will be especially brief today, as we discuss business first. 6K has appointed a Chief Financial Officer, and PrintParts has shipped its first SmartParts. Then,…

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Divergent Now Has Six 12-Laser Metal 3D Printers to Produce its Supercars

Divergent Technologies, well-known for its 3D printed contributions to the automotive industry, announced that it has developed what it calls the “state-of-the-art” Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS®), an end-to-end digital…

Solar Race Car Gets Aluminum 3D Printed Roll Cage

3D printing has proven time and again to be a powerful enabling technology for specialty sectors like motor sports. There, it can be leveraged for experimental applications that demonstrate the…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 29, 2021: Research, Molds, & Bridges

We’re starting off with some heavy-duty research in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs as scientists from Pusan National University are 4D printing humidity-responsive polymers and 3D printed components are helping…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 21, 2021: 3D Printed COVID Test, Meatless Burgers, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, some new 3D printed industry technology is being tested at Curtin Malaysia, and three partners are working to make vehicles more lightweight. Researchers have…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 4, 2021: MINI Coopers, Metal 3D Printing & More

We’ve got a little business for you to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials. Sandvik is set to acquire a leading CAD/CAM software…

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Hyundai to Drive Electric Vehicle Manufacturing with 3D Printing

As nations attempt to address climate change concerns with increased production of electric vehicles (EVs), manufacturers are exploring opportunities to advance their operations overall by deploying new fabrication technologies. This…

3D Printed Olli Shuttle to Be Powered by Perrone Robotics

We’ve got exciting news to share in the world of autonomous vehicles (AV), as Local Motors, Inc., a ground mobility company that designs, manufactures, and deploys next-generation vehicles, such as the…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 25, 2021: Software Beta, Self-Replicating Printer, & More

We’re starting with materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as XJet as announced the commercial availability of alumina ceramic. Moving on, Raise3D has announced the ideaMaker 4.2.0 beta, and…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 21, 2021: Business, Blockchain, & More

In this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, PrintParts has appointed a new executive, and a successful blockchain-based 3D printing solution was developed that will enable cryptographic protection of 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 14, 2021: 3D Construction Printing in Dubai & More

We’ve got a pretty brief 3D Printing News Briefs for you today, starting with a UK Innovation Grant being awarded to Authentise and its project team. Moving on, the Prime…

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Ford to Mass Produce Metal 3D Printed Part for Popular Car

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) has made it public that it will be mass producing a new automotive component with metal 3D printing in the next two to three years….

3DPOD Episode 74: Jochen Loock, Fraunhofer IAPT

Jochen Loock has trained over 1000 professionals in Additive Manufacturing through the Additive Academy at Fraunhofer Research Institution for Additive Manufacturing Technologies (IAPT). He now performs business development with automotive…

AI to Enhance Rider Experience and Accessibility for 3D Printed Olli Shuttle

Local Motors continues to revamp its Olli 2.0 shuttle, which features a chassis made from 80 percent 3D printed parts. After receiving a $15 million infusion in fall 2020, the…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 31, 2021: Student Racing and More

We’re covering a software release and new composite materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by 3D printing used in Formula Student racing, to make metrology components, and to…

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Goodyear to Test First Airless 3D Printed Tire on Autonomous Vehicle in Florida

As part of a project to support urban autonomous vehicle transportation, the city of Jacksonville, Florida will test the autonomous Olli shuttle fitted with Goodyear’s innovative 3D printed airless tires….

3D Printing News Briefs, July 14, 2021: Arash & MakerBot, PostProcess & Fraunhofer IAPT, BOFA & Atome3D, CADS Additive, BCN3D

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about a 3D printed hypercar, some partnerships and software, and a 3D printing course. Read on for all the details! Arash 3D…

3D Systems’ New SLA 3D Printing Resin Inspired by Motorsports Applications

3D Systems launched a new tough, production-grade acrylate resin designed to be used with the company’s stereolithography (SLA) technology. The material called Accura AMX Rigid Black is part of a…

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Greg Morris’s Vertex Manufacturing Adds VELO3D Sapphire to Increase Productivity of 3D Printed Parts

Industry newcomer Vertex Manufacturing continues to add some of the best 3D printing equipment to its growing facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. The advanced manufacturer and full-service machining shop announced the…