An automotive company has used XJET’s NPJ technology to produce a high performance engine piston made entirely from ceramic material.
Charles Goulding and Warren Buzzell Jr. look at the recent partnership between Sony and Honda, and see what effect this may have on 3D printing activity.
Printables has been forced to de-list dozens of 3D models referencing “Honda”.
The automotive industry has a rather tight relationship with 3D printing technology.
If you’re in the market for a vehicle, you’ve got a big decision ahead of you
Charles R. Goulding reviews BorgWarner’s forays into 3D print technology.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how capital expenditures will increase after the pandemic and how they could benefit 3D printing.
This week’s selection is the VW Beetle Classic by Ed van der Heijden.
Formlabs announced today a partnership with an automotive company, and this has some interesting implications for the 3D printer manufacturer.
Automotive manufacturers have been turning to new technologies to ramp up growth in recent years.
Charles R. Goulding and Randall Rothbort look at how 3D printing technology could fit within several initiatives to set up major EV manufacturing centers.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at Ferrari’ foray into EVs, their design and how 3D printing could be involved.
Porsche announced they intend to offer 3D printed seats for certain models beginning in February.
Fremont, Calif.-based additive manufacturing company Uniformity Labs has taken solar-powered car racing to the next level with its new AlSi10Mg aluminum alloy powder.
WASP has partnered with Honda to develop a new process using 3D printed clay.
SLM Solutions announced a blockbuster sale of their flagship NXG XII 600 to Divergent, and there are implications.
Charles R. Goulding & Ryan Donley examine reasons why high-end automakers might be falling behind.
Charles R. Goulding and Randall Rothbort examine the development of puncture-proof 3D printed vehicle tires.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi envision a new application for 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine how art is influenced by 3D printing through an automotive art show.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley consider the use of digital inventory in automotive manufacture as industrial 3D printing picks up steam.
Today, GKN Additive announces its latest metal powders for additive manufacturing, adapted from a popular traditional automotive material.
Volkswagen announced a collaboration with Siemens and HP to enable production of complex 3D printed parts for future vehicles.
A recent case study reminds us that industrial 3D printing doesn’t just mean large industrial equipment.
Ford introduced a new feature on their upcoming 2022 Maverick truck that could be of significant interest to 3D printer operators.
Following on from the Superstrata 3D printed carbon fiber bike, the Arevo team has launched an e-Scooter.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine look at how wire arc additive manufacturing might affect several heavy industries.
Charles Goulding e Andressa Bonafe investigam o uso da impressão 3D na BorgWarner em português.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe look at the use of 3D printing by BorgWarner.
Girl Gang Garage has partnered with Stratasys to fully “3D” their latest project.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at troubles at an Indian tech giants might affect use of 3D printing technology.
Working with SOLIZE and HP, Nissan is 3D printing replacement parts for its NISMO Heritage Parts, including the Skyline GT-R.
Ford and Audi have the latest implementations of 3D printing in car production.
Luxury automaker partners with Cranfield University and Domin on fully active suspension technology.
Evonik announced a new material, and I had a thought while reading through their announcement.
I’m reading a case study from Farsoon and it showed a not-so-direct route leading to additive manufacturing for production applications.
Charles R. Goulding considers a recent move for electric vehicle production.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata consider where 3D printing may fit into the latest plan for USPS trucks.
3D Systems announced a new industrial 3D printing system designed for the aerospace and automotive industries, the Roadrunner.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata consider how 3D printing will come into play for Mercedes’ soon-to-be spun off truck division.
BMW has apparently abandoned their experiment in 3D printed customized parts.
The first massive 12-laser NXG XII 600 3D printer destined for North America is on its way to Divergent.
When it comes to racing, most of the focus is on speed — but work with SLS 3D printing is also helping critical braking components keep their cool for a winning IndyCar team.
3D printing has established a strong foothold in the automotive industry — but until now, not so much directly in electric motors.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider the 3D printing impact of Ford’s recent investments in Canadian manufacturing plants.
I’m reading a fascinating story about how a small motorsport company is using 3D printing in a very different way.
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata hit the road with an idea for spare parts 3D printing that keeps truckers trucking.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider 3D printing in new electric vehicles (EVs).
BMW has opened for operations a new additive manufacturing plant, but this is likely only the beginning.
Supercar maker McLaren’s new Speedtail includes an unusual feature that might inspire some new 3D printed designs.
Stratasys issued an interesting press release where they describe their activities inside of GM.
The BMW Group’s new Additive Manufacturing Campus in Munich, Germany, is finally open.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley delight in the 3D printing opportunity emerging from Ford’s reintroduction of the Bronco.
A company is apparently 3D printing fully functional internal combustion engines for racing — made from plastic!
Charles R. Gouding and Andressa Bonafe check out Vespa scooting into 3D printing.
Two major new additive manufacturing-focused technology centers have recently opened, signalling the seriousness of 3D printing as strategic focus.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss 3D printing opportunities in the RV industry.
Could aftermarket parts be a niche application for 3D printing? I think it has huge potential.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley look into the place of 3D printing in a reshaped auto part supply chain.
What makes ceramics such a valuable 3D printing material? Here’s how it’s benefiting five essential industries.
Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examines driverless car market opportunities for 3D printing.
The auto industry, like so many other sectors, has had its hands full dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider how two prominent automotive firms, Ferrari and Ford, are using 3D printing.
We had a close look at an electric Superbike, the Saroléa N60, which can accelerate at unearthly rates, and prototyped using Polymaker materials.
What looked like twigs proved to be generatively-designed shapes, the output of generative design algorithms available in Autodesk’s Fusion 360, then cast in metal.
EV maker Archimoto leveraged ParaMatters’ CogniCAD generative CAD tool to optimize the weight of several key metal components.
Cameron Torti & Charles Goulding investigate several major truck manufacturers’ use of 3D printing technologies.
Last year Volkswagen selected HP Metal Jet for the high volume manufacturing of production-grade metal parts, as the foundation for its strategy to industrialize additive manufacturing with a multi-year design and production roadmap.
The application of multiple 3D printing processes to help build parts for a concept electric vehicle hints at how future automobiles might be 3D printed.
HP’s metal 3D printing work with Volkswagen portends a 3D printed future for automakers seeking to catch up in the race to produce electric vehicles.
How hard is it to design the new Tesla Cybertruck in 3D? One designer tried to do so in Blender.
Charles Goulding, Preeti Sulibhavi and Ian D. Brown examine the use of 3D printing and additive manufacturing by the world’s major Formula 1 Racing teams.
There’s a huge large format 3D printer to be released next year, the massive Modix MAMA 3D printer, which comes at a fantastically low price due to a very unusual approach.
Jay Leno partners with Stratasys to enable a digital inventory and 3D printing approach to maintain his vast collection of vintage automobiles.
Is 3D printing technology helping us sneak through the 21st century without much notice? Will we be surprised when we suddenly find ourselves in flying cars?
Charles Goulding and Ryan Donley of R&D Tax Savers discuss the future of automotive 3D printing – in car dealerships.
Global trade and increasing tariffs are major topics of discussion these days — and 3D printing is increasingly a part of that conversation.
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers discuss the place of 3D printing in the face of tariff exemptions.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi of R&D Tax Savers examine the use of 3D printing in new driverless electric vehicles.
Local Motors’ autonomous Olli vehicle is now in its second generation, with more 3D printing and potential to become wider spread.
3D printing has the potential to transform numerous industries. From medicine to automotive, many sectors have felt the benefits of this technology and what it can do.
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers discuss 3D printing opportunities regarding Jeep.
Charles Goulding and Ryan Donley of R&D Tax Savers examine 3D printing applications for car parts – specifically the popular Chevrolet Camaro.
The new solar-powered Lightyear One electric car includes more than 60 3D printed interior parts made by DiManEx.
What kind of 3D print technology should be used by students? Here we explain the advantages of using advanced technology to simulate real-life engineering environments.
Cameron Torti and Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examine 3D printing in today’s automotive industry.
How could one re-engineer parts for a motorcycle?
This week’s selection is the 3D Printed Windup Car project by maker Greg Zumwalt.
The new VJET X is preparing for its debut as voxeljet announces its next high-volume additive manufacturing solutions.
I spoke with DyeMansion’s Chief Customer Officer, Kai Witter, about the company’s new advanced 3D print color systems.
This week’s selection is the startling HRE3D+ 3D printed wheel by HRE Performance Wheels.
Daimler announced a fully automated metal 3D printing system, “NextGenAM”, and this points us to a very interesting future.
A new collaborative venture, led by BMW and including researchers, manufacturers and auto companies, is working on expanding advanced manufacturing (AM) in the automotive industry.
We ran across another interesting 3D model repository, Hum3D.
French sports car manufacturer Bugatti first made its mark on the world with the Bugatti Type 35 race car (“the Bugatti Baby”) in the early 20th century.