3D printed cars

Three Wheels & Two Seats: Will the 3D Printed Urbee 2 Be Your Car of the Future?

“Say hello to Urbee. One day, all cars will look like this.” We’ve come a long, long way from the Model T. And if you think about it, our cars…

The Future of Making Cars: How 3D Printing Will Revolutionize the Auto Industry

Considered to be the “next trillion-dollar industry,” 3D printing has taken by storm, the automotive industry. From printing car parts and accessories to creating new concepts from scratch, the possibilities of 3D…

BMW Celebrates 25 Years of Using 3D Printing Technology to Build Cars

3D printing is rapidly becoming one of the fastest adopted manufacturing and prototyping technologies throughout the automotive industry. Recently it has been used to manufacture engine parts, customized exhaust systems,…

Build, Program, Customize & 3D Print: Cannybots Racing Robots Offer Kids Comprehensive Learning & Play

The Cannybots team went to an extensive amount of challenge, difficulty and effort to make things easy for kids to have fun and learn. Indeed, it was no small feat to…

ORNL Demos Their New Integrated 3D Printed Home and Vehicle

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has unveiled an impressive demonstration of their new integrated 3D printed building and vehicle concept called AMIE, which we first heard about…

7 Areas In Which 3D Printing Is Surprising Us All

When 3D printing was first introduced over 30 years ago it felt like something more likely to appear in a Star Trek episode than reality. Today, more companies than ever…

Designer of Ford GT Supercar Wants to Design a 3D Printable Car for Local Motors

Last year our readers and staff writers informally voted Local Motors’ 3D printed Strati car as the the top 3D printing story of the year. This year the company continues…

Univ. Of Michigan & Local Motors Team For 3D Printed Autonomous Intercampus Vehicles

We are currently undergoing a seismic shift within the automobile industry, from autonomy to electric-power to 3D printing, the vehicles we have all become familiar with over the last century…

Mille 3D Printer Unveiled – Turns Shipping Containers into Large 3D Printers, Shredders & Extruders

A few months ago, I had an opportunity to take the one hour drive from my home in Cape Coral, Florida, down I-75 to Naples, where I met a man…

World’s First Road-Ready Line of 3D Printed Cars Unveiled Today by Local Motors

One of the biggest stories we have covered over the last year has no doubt been the 3D printing of the world’s first car, the Strati, by the Phoenix-based company…

Local Motors 3D Prints Two Mule-Like Cars Featuring NinjaFlex Seats & Bumpers

When it comes to automobile manufacturing, Phoenix, Arizona-based Local Motors is certainly ahead of their time, as they set out to build a business based around the manufacturing of 3D…

The Daihatsu Copen Roadster is a Modular Car Featuring 3D Printed Custom Parts

3D printing has lead to the customization of products within all sorts of markets. We’ve seen custom clothing, custom prosthetic hands and arms, and even custom jewelry come about due…

Production Version of Rezvani Beast Supercar Unveiled With Multiple 3D Printed Components

Automobile manufacturers are already using 3D printing to some extent. Whether it’s Ford using 3D printed molds to intricately design components for new models, or the more extreme use of…

Ford Launches Online 3D Printed Model Car Shop – Print Your Favorite Ford Car or Truck Today

The automobile industry has long been known to be one of the most aggressive when it comes to using 3D printing technology. In fact, car manufacturers were some of the…

When? Predictions as to When 3D Printed Cars, Homes, Organs & More Will Be Readily Available

If you are a frequent reader of 3DPrint.com, then you are probably pretty excited about what this technology will eventually mean for society as a whole. While the phrase ‘Third…

‘HBot 3D’ 3D Prints an Amazing Bugatti Veyron 1:8 Scale Model Car

I remember back when I was in high school, there was a special place in my heart for fancy cars. I didn’t quite yet have my driver’s license, and certainly not…

Astonishing Morgan Motor Company SP1 Car was Construced with 3D Printed Parts

Dating back to 1909, family-owned British automobile manufacturer Morgan Motor Company has been hand building high quality, highly sought-after cars for customers in Europe and all over the globe. Over…

Ford Sees 3D Printing as Part of the Future of Car Design & End-use Vehicle Components

3D printing is already a nearly ubiquitous part of many large-scale design processes, and automotive companies like Ford have been some of the earliest adopters of the technology. The ability…

From a Shelby Cobra to a Fiat 500, Maurizio Casella’s Detailed 3D Printed Models are Breathtaking

Change is apparently something that Maurizio Casella of Egypt is quite fond of. After all, he had been working doing advertising in Milan, Italy since the early 1980s, before he…

Japanese Company 3D Prints Amazingly Unique Working Car Models from Children’s Sketches

The future of 3D printing lies in the hands of our youth. It will be today’s school-aged children who grow up understanding the concepts behind 3D modeling and 3D printing…

Maker Racers: Cardboard Race Cars with 3D Printed Gears and Springs Aim to Educate Our Youth

When I was younger, my brother and I would constantly be competing against each other, whether it was in sports, education, video games, or just about anything else. One of…

EXCLUSIVE: Local Motors to 3D Print Several Models of Cars: Boats & Planes Next?

“Why would we stop at cars when we can do things that need structure, other kinds of vehicles…. Boats, planes, satellites.” – Local Motors CEO Jay Rogers to 3DPrint.com I’ll…

Nissan Motorsports is Using 3D Printing to Manufacture Actual Parts on Their Race Cars

There seems to be a great deal of interest among the motorsport industry towards 3D printing. Back in June, NASCAR revealed that they had used 3D printing to help them solve an electrical…

3D Printed CO2 Race Car Project Pits Students Against One Another at Illinois High School

Over the past year, we have seen 3D printing start making its way into classrooms. We have seen high schools, colleges and universities around the world adopt 3D printing as…