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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, A Pedalution – Part Eight: The E-Bike Apocalypse

All in all, we’ve learned which 3D printed parts are being used by bike companies and how people are using 3D printing. We’ve learned how the technology may be able…

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How Will 3D Printing Fit into Biden’s $1.8T Infrastructure Plan

At the start of his presidency, Joe Biden presented the Build Back Better plan, calling on over $2 trillion spending to revitalize U.S. infrastructure over the next eight years. Aspects…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 15, 2021: Nanoscribe, BCN3D, CapStone Holdings, Hochschule Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

In our 3D Printing News Briefs today, Nanoscribe has a new biocompatible material, and BCN3D’s Epsilon 3D printer won an award. CapStone Holdings is investing in mobility solutions, including the…

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Sakuu to Release Multi-Material, Multi-Process Battery 3D Printer

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming a more common part of the public lexicon every day—I have at least one friend who drives one, and more car charging stations are popping…

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Local Motors’ Parent Firm Receives $15M Investment for Autonomous 3D Printed Shuttle, Olli

Founded in 2007, Local Motors is a ground mobility company that’s focused on developing methods of designing and building transportation. The company runs microfactories in its home state of Arizona,…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 13, 2020

We’re starting with a grand opening in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Lithoz is opening its Innovation Lab. The University of Delaware has chosen Roboze technology to support its…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 26, 2020

In our 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ve got a workshop and a partnership, along with student discounts for 3D modeling and students 3D printing parts for an electric vehicle….

3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2019

We’ve got a case study, 3D printing in electric applications, and some news on awards for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CRP Technology helped rebuild a T-shaped bracket…

MultiPROmobil Project Combines Automated Sheet Metal Production with Additive Manufacturing

Four partners are collaborating on MultiPROmobil, an NRW Leitmarkt Project focused on the creation of innovative laser tools that are not only capable of handling multiple functions during production but…

3D Printing & EV Charging Stations

The use of electric vehicles (EV) has been increasing over the past few years due to the introduction of new technology and products. Around 17,800 gas stations contain electric charging stations,…

Team TUfast Uses Metal 3D Printing to Improve Cooling Geometry of Its Unique Race Car Housing By 20%

3D printing is often called to the track these days to help student formula teams in augmenting their race cars. This season, the Formula Student racing team from TU Munich (TUM)…

3D Printed Interior Features on Luxury Concept Car Introduced at New York International Auto Show

Over the years, we’ve seen many automakers turn to 3D printing when designing and developing concept cars. From self-actuating and solar-powered cars to 3D printed cars inspired by leaves, the technology…

HiETA Uses Renishaw Metal 3D Printer to Take Heat Exchangers From Prototyping to Commercial Production

UK metrology company Renishaw often works in metal 3D printing, and has a goal of making the technology more accessible and mainstream. Its RenAM 500M, a laser powder bed fusion…

Hinckley Creates Its Lightest, First Fully Electric Luxury Yacht with Fake Wood and 3D Printed Titanium Components

From sailboats and submarines to yachts, 3D printing technology has been used numerous times to make components for boats and ships. This week, Rhode Island-based yacht builder Hinckley Co., which…

Taiwan Automotive Research Consortium Showcases 3D Printed Electric Vehicle with Aluminum Frame

The first 3D printed electric vehicle (EV) was announced back in 2014 by Local Motors, and from that very first 3D printed EV, we’ve progressed to 3D printed electric skateboards…

3D Printed Permanent Magnets: Metalysis Signs MOU with Mkango Resources Limited

With a name like Metalysis, one can expect a lot of innovation in the ever-growing metal 3D printing field. Last year, the company, based in the UK, worked with TWI to…

Materialise Gives Nuova SPA Bicicletto a 3D Printed Upgrade

Belgium-based Materialise, a global leader in additive manufacturing software and solutions, is doing pretty well for itself. At formnext 2016 earlier this month, they released an enhanced version of their design…

3D Printed Power Inverters Soon to Meet or Surpass 2020 DOE Standards

Energy is so very important to our future. Conserving it, harnessing it, using it responsibly, and becoming more aware of its impact are the keys to energy’s future. The US…