electric vehicles

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

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) worked with GKN Additive to step up their game and improve their electric race car’s performance. Every year, student teams competing in the the Formula SAE […]

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) worked with GKN Additive to step up their game and improve their electric race...
3D Printed Interior Features on Luxury Concept Car Introduced at New York International Auto Show

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 has been used by many in the automotive industry to predict and show what the future of cars could look like. In 2015, Peugeot introduced a […]

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 has been used by many in the automotive industry to...
HiETA Uses Renishaw Metal 3D Printer to Take Heat Exchangers From Prototyping to Commercial Production

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 system, was specifically designed for factory floor production of metal components, such as the specialist range of heat exchangers by HiETA Technologies, which uses additive […]

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 system, was specifically designed for factory floor production of metal components, such...
Hinckley Creates Its Lightest, First Fully Electric Luxury Yacht with Fake Wood and 3D Printed Titanium Components

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 has been in the yacht business since 1928, introduced the boating world to Dasher, its first fully electric vessel, at the 47th Newport International Boat […]

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 has been in the yacht business since 1928, introduced the boating world...
Taiwan Automotive Research Consortium Showcases 3D Printed Electric Vehicle with Aluminum Frame

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 and motorcycles, other 3D printed electric cars from the likes of Honda and Volkswagen, and we certainly can’t forget about the 3D printed, electric Olli bus. […]

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 and motorcycles, other 3D printed electric cars from the likes of Honda and...
3D Printed Permanent Magnets: Metalysis Signs MOU with Mkango Resources Limited

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 prove the effectiveness of its tantalum powder in additively manufacturing customized hip replacements and spinal implants, and before that, developed a one-step process for producing metal […]

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 prove the effectiveness of its tantalum powder in additively manufacturing customized hip...
Materialise Gives Nuova SPA Bicicletto a 3D Printed Upgrade

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 optimization software 3-matic11 and a new version of their signature data prep software Magics21, and also made the announcement that they were adding the new HP Multi […]

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 optimization software 3-matic11 and a new version of...
3D Printed Power Inverters Soon to Meet or Surpass 2020 DOE Standards

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 Department of Energy (DOE) has issued certain energy targets, set to be achieved by 2020… but wouldn’t it be great if they were met even […]

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 Department of Energy (DOE) has issued certain energy targets, set to be achieved by...
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