BMW

New Commercial Showcases Paralympics Racing Wheelchair Custom-Designed by BMW Using 3D Technology

In just a few days, the 2016 Summer Olympics will be kicking off in Rio de Janeiro. A few weeks after they’re over, the city will host the 2016 Paralympics,…

The Rolls-Royce Phantom Now Has More Than 10,000 3D Printed Parts, BMW Looks to Expand Use Across Entire Line of Cars

With more than 25 years of using 3D printing technology, there probably isn’t a global automotive manufacturer that has pushed the limits of using additive manufacturing applications than the BMW…

The Reports of 3D Printing’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” – Mark Twain   Like most, I revel in the idea of an argument I can win, so when our editor-in-chief asked…

The Revolution Arrives: Carbon Releases M1 Commercial 3D Printer with CLIP Technology & New Resins

While the rest of the industry has been waiting eagerly, mere recipients of little morsels and teasers here and there regarding Carbon and their new CLIP technology, a most select…

At The Inside 3D Printing/METAV Düsseldorf Conference, Participating Is Winning

The topics for the many of the presentations at Inside 3D Printing in Düsseldorf were some of the most “industry centered” in the show’s recent history. The Synergies with the METAV show may have…

3D Printing Was the Most Important Technology of 2015

I’m open to the suggestion that I may be a little biased on the subject, but I think this past year no other technology has proven that it will completely…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — December 5, 2015

December 3rd was 3D Hubs’ Global #3DPrintingDay, and when you consider that over 350 cities participated across the world, we are reminded again what an international impact 3D printing has…

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,…

Clemson Students Create 3D Printed Prototype for BMW With the Help of Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

Clemson has been a strategic partner with BMW since 2008, running a two-year-long project in which students in the Automotive Engineering program work to design, develop, program, prototype, and produce…

BMW 3D Prints Water Pump Wheels for the German Touring Car Masters (DTM) Race Cars

3D printing within the automobile industry is nothing new. In fact, automakers have been using the technology for over 25 years, in one form or another. Recently, however, these manufacturers…

Clemson Grad Students Use 3D Printing to Transform BMW X3 for Annual Deep Orange Project

Here’s to blue skies, white clouds — and 3D printing. No matter what you might think of BMW, it’s usually guaranteed that with their modern, sleek designs, you have to…

BMW R nine T Motorcycles are Ideal for Customization with 3D Printing

This is not the first time that BMW has been in the news for its solid relationship with additive manufacturing technology. Several months ago, they used the technology to build…

BMW M3 Spoilers Recreated Using 3D Scanners for US Market, Thanks to EMS

BMW isn’t just for luxury: the BMW M series of sport cars have been around since the ’60s. The M, which stands for Motorsport, signifies a BMW-made vehicle with… well,…

BMW Uses 3D Printing to Give Employees a Thumbs Up

BMW has long recognized that the people in its workforce are key to efficient production. As such, they have undertaken a number of efforts to create the best possible supports…