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SOLIZE Using HP to 3D Print Car Parts for Nissan’s NISMO

Japanese CAD and 3D printing company SOLIZE will be using HP 3D printers to make out-of-production spare parts for NISMO, the tuning and motorsport division of Nissan. SOLIZE is a…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 21, 2021

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re taking a look at some unique projects that were completed using 3D printing. A maker modified a Creality printer to try…

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Ford Spain is First European Car Manufacturer to Use Formlabs Form 3L 3D Printer

For several years now, the Ford Motor Company has been using 3D printing to help make its vehicles, even getting recognized by the Automotive Innovation Awards Competition in 2018 for…

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3D Printing and its Implications for the Auto Industry

Sean Burke will be speaking at 3DPrint.com’s upcoming AMS online industry summit (Feb 9-10, 2021). Register here. For as long as cars have existed, three fundamental truths appeared to be…

1016 Industries Tests McLaren 720S with 3D Printed Parts

For many years, the automotive industry has embraced 3D printing technology, manufacturing especially unique and complex car components designed to be quickly produced at a fraction of the cost than…

R&D Engineer 3D Prints Car Parts for Emergency & Police Vehicles

3D printing has proven itself as a useful technology in critical applications for organizations like NASA producing rocket engines—and the military, 3D printing parts for aircraft. Now, law enforcement and…

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3D Printed Car Parts: Porsche Introduce 3D Printed Pistons for GT2 RS

German sports car manufacturer Porsche has been using 3D printing for several years in a variety of applications. For instance, it’s fabricated prototypes with the technology, along with using it…

2020 Chevy Stingray Prototype is 75 Percent 3D Printed

Although introduced in the 80s, most famously by legendary Chuck Hull, 3D printing has been a well-kept secret by organizations like NASA and numerous automotive companies who have been enjoying…

Poland: Inter-Faculty Project Yields 3D Printed Parts for Silesian Greenpower Racecar

3D printing has the potential to become a driving force in automobiles of the future. Allowing for exponentially more economical design and production, as well as invaluable rapid prototyping, this…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 22, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got the speaker lineup for next month’s NAMIC Global Additive Manufacturing Summit in Singapore. Prusa and Cincinnati Incorporated are both releasing new 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 4, 2018

In the first 3D Printing News Briefs for this month, we’re starting with some education and business, followed by some how-to videos and a couple of things to ponder. PrintLab’s…

Volkswagen Design Contest Asks you To Design 3D Printed Parts for the VW ID Buzz

Volkswagen is one of the world’s leading automotive groups. The company that makes everything from the Bugatti Chiron to the Polo with the Audi RS6 and Seat Ibiza in between….

Phoenix Racing Team Soars with 3D Printed Parts from Ogle Models and Prototypes

At the IMechE Formula Student racing event, students are challenged to design and fabricate a single seat race car that they will then race against other student teams. Like so…

Nissan Unveils New Nissan Rogue Show Car, Complete with 3D Printed Inserts, Ahead of New Star Wars Movie

I’ve lately been feeling conflicted over something I never thought I would – my beloved Star Wars. The question I’ve been asking myself is, when do we cross the line into…

Public FabLab with 3D Printing Center of Excellence Inaugurated in Jordan

FabLabs are small workshops where members can go to work on digital fabrication projects, taking advantage of the space’s technology, which often includes 3D printers and CNC machines, among others….

BigRep and Polymertal Take 3D Printing Hybrid Approach to Automotive Prototyping

3D printing is affecting nearly every industry in some way, but one industry it’s having a major impact on is the automotive one. While the applications may not all be…

3D Printing in Automotive Applications: Tooling, Spare Parts, Race Car Components

3D printing can be used on the automotive assembly line to make car parts, components, and prototypes that are more lightweight and have faster turnaround times, as well as production…

Bugatti Reveals World’s Largest 3D Printed Functional Titanium Component in New Brake Caliper

The automotive world has seen growing interest in 3D printing, with manufacturers using the technology both for prototyping and end-use parts. The latest manufacturer to take a leap with 3D…

The Bloodhound Reaches New Speeds with Help from 3D Printing

You might think that the person shooting past you on the freeway is going absurdly fast, but they’re crawling in comparison to the speed the Bloodhound will eventually be going….

GKN Group Consolidates All Additive Manufacturing Activities Into New Company Brand

Global engineering group GKN plc has separate, specified company divisions in aerospace, automotive engineering, and powder metallurgy, and has utilized additive manufacturing in each of them for years, working to refine and research…

3D Printing Technology Hits the Road as EOS Makes Custom 3D Printed Car Parts…for Kids

When we were kids, my younger sister had one of those red Little Tikes Cozy Coupe cars, which was all well and good until you had to Fred Flintstone it…

Tyr3D: 3D Printing Replacement Car Parts in the Backside of Ireland

When I first came upon the Tyr3D website it was not very confidence inspiring. And I was not exactly a fan of Tyr3D logo either. Yet, I had been assured…

3D Printing and Scanning Technology Used to Restore Rare 1954 Jaguar XK120 SE

We’ve seen many big name automakers incorporate 3D printing technology into their design and manufacturing processes, from Ford, Hyundai, and Toyota to Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and Jaguar Land Rover. But the technology can also be…

InMotion Electric Race Car Hits the Track for a Record-Breaking Run with Materialise and 3D Printed Titanium Y-Joints

One area that we’ve witnessed really speeding up its use of 3D printing technology is on the racetrack, with big names like Nissan Motorsports, BMW, and McLaren Racing all racing to find…