3D printed cars

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…

3D Printed Car Manufacturer XEV Boasts 30,000 Orders

The ongoing pandemic has caused major disruption to the global economy, halting business and consumers from their normal purchases—big and small—and the automotive industry was certainly not spared. Many countries…

Siemens Joins with Hackrod to Bring Goal of 3D Printed Self-Designing Car Closer

You’ve likely heard of self-driving cars, but self-designing ones? It sounds far-fetched, but that’s the concept that drives Hackrod, a startup that allows anyone to create a customized vehicle using…

3D Printed Electric Car is Ready for Mass Production

The cars we drive are changing, in their capabilities, in how they’re made, and how they look. Autonomous vehicles are beginning to appear on the roads, and more and more…

Students Create Fully Recyclable 3D Printed Car

It’s well known that cars, overall, are not very good for the environment. Still, they’re necessary for people to get from one place to another – it’s unlikely we’ll ever…

Hackrod Turns to Equity Crowdfunding for VR-Designed, AI-Engineered Custom 3D Printed Cars

Traditional and inefficient manufacturing processes in the automotive industry are giving way to digital design techniques and advanced manufacturing methods like 3D printing. In an ongoing partnership with Autodesk, Los…

Hoversurf Uses 3D Printing and 3D Vision Technology to Launch Flying FORMULA Car Idea

I love the scene near the beginning of 1997 sci-fi movie The Fifth Element when “perfect being” Leeloo crashes into cab driver Korben’s flying taxi; she asks him for help when…

Check Out This 3D Printed Car from KLIO, Designed with Materialise Software

KLIO Design showed off their modern—and very small—cars at the Seoul Smart Mobility International Conference and Exhibition in 2016, no doubt wowing visitors with what will likely be an attractive…

Israeli Police Unveil First-Ever 3D Printed Police Car

It’s still hard to believe that 3D printed cars are a reality. They’re not exactly commonplace, but they do exist, in the form of models such as Local Motors’ Strati and…

Entrepreneur Engages New Zealand’s Youth While Developing 3D Printed Electric Car

Whenever I hear about New Zealand these days, there’s a good chance that the news is going to be about something really technological and cool. The country will forever carry the…

Divergent 3D and SLM Solutions Team Up to Accelerate Development of Divergent Manufacturing Platform

An understandable first impression to make about Divergent 3D is that they’re a flashy company – it’s impossible not to be wowed by the shine and style of their most…

Rolls-Royce Applies 3D Printing Expertise to Allow Pediatric Patients to Drive to Surgery in Style

Many adults find driving to be a tedious task, something that has to be done to get from Point A to Point B but nothing to get particularly excited about….

Meet The Jetsons as Imagined by Arconic in the 3D Printed Future

I remember watching The Jetsons back when I was a kid – at the time, the technological world the show had built seemed highly fantastical and unrealistic. Just a couple…

3D Printed Ducati and Suzuki RC Motorcycles, with Realistic 3D Printed Rider, are Ready to Race!

One of my very dear friends is a complete motorcycle enthusiast; I think he has two in his garage at the moment. He lives in a state that doesn’t have…

Luxury Car Maker PSA Group Puts 3D Printing to Use for Car Chassis

Peugeot SA (PSA) Group, a $12.8 billion French automobile manufacturer, recently closed a strategic partnership with Divergent 3D, which focuses on the utilization of 3D printing in automotive manufacturing. Divergent 3D previously…

Ioan Florea’s 3D Printed Liquid Metal Gran Torino to be Auctioned Off at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

You remember ultra-creative 3D printing artist Ioan Florea, right? The Romanian-born artist first made other 3D art enthusiasts sit up and take notice when he designed a fascinating 3D printed liquid metal…

Rolls-Royce Designers See a Luxurious Future in Personalized, 3D Printed Exteriors

It’s easy to look at a 3D printer and think to yourself that it’s amazing how this technology can blow our minds on a continual basis, as we see a…

Divergent 3D Partners with Altran to Speed Implementation of Divergent Manufacturing Platform

A couple of weeks ago, we had the opportunity to talk with Kevin Czinger, CEO of Divergent 3D, the company behind the world’s first 3D printed supercar. Czinger told us about…

Prague: The Electric 4ekolka is the Latest in 3D Printed Cars

It’s wonderful to be able to write about another 3D printed car. Although none of your friends may have one in their driveways yet, progress is obviously being made, and…

Honda Shows Off 3D Printed Electric Car, Customized in Both Appearance and Function

There are a lot of automotive companies working on 3D printed cars and auto components right now, but one of the most creative has been Honda. They’ve revealed their visions…

Think Local Motors’ 3D Printed Strati Couldn’t Get Any Cooler? Winner of Essence of Autonomy Challenge Proves Otherwise

The future of transportation is a big topic around here, as 3D printing, robotics, and virtual reality all play a big part in the vehicles that will eventually be taking…

Honda Provides a Glimpse into a Driverless Future with 3D Printed Model Cars

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love a good road trip, and those who dread them. Many of us have a love/hate relationship with them….

Siemens, Local Motors Partner to Speed Development of 3D Printed Cars

It’s an entertaining exercise to think about what cars may look like in 10, 20, 50 years. Science fiction writers love to speculate about the vehicles of the future –…

3D Printing 101—How to Make a Car: Local Motors Gives Us a Sneak Peek

“There is nothing conventional about this car, the way it’s made, or the company behind it.” For a while there it sounded as if we were going to 3D print…