Automotive 3D Printing News

RAPID + TCT 2019 preview: strong schedule adds automotive track for Detroit

North America’s largest additive manufacturing event RAPID + TCT has announced its schedule for 2019. Hosted at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, from May 20 – 23, the...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Monday, Mar 25, 2019 7:54am EDT

3D Printing the Automotive Industry: Series Intro

Chicago Auto Show 2019 This series is going to be about 3D printing in automobiles. Additive manufacturing and the automobile industry go hand in hand. In this series, we will... | Ese Osaghae | Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 2:13pm EDT

SLM Solutions and Bugatti driving automotive sector with metal 3D printed parts

SLM Solutions, a German provider of metal additive manufacturing systems, has released more information about working with Bugatti, the French manufacturer of high-performance...

3D Printing Industry | Tia Vialva | Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 1:04pm EDT

Swinburne robot constructs automotive repair using 3D printing

Swinburne University of Technology has collaborated with Sydney-based industrial automation firm Tradiebot Industries and automotive aftercare company AMA Group to 3D print a...

3D Printing Industry | Anas Essop | Monday, Mar 11, 2019 12:45pm EDT

Ford made history with largest metal 3D printed automotive part for Ken Block’s Hoonitruck

American motor giant Ford is putting 3D printing technology to a variety of uses, resulting in vehicles—real and replica—of the highest quality. | Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 5:19am EST

Carbon and Ford Expanding Collaboration for Automotive 3D Printing Solutions

Digital manufacturing company Carbon and the Ford Motor Company, which recently announced the opening of its new Advanced Manufacturing Center in Michigan, have revealed that they... | Sarah Saunders | Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 3:26pm EST

3D Printing an Improved DMLS Automotive Component Using Topology Optimization and DfAM

Engineers frequently use topology optimization to optimize the design and layout of parts to create lightweight and optimized structures. The technology often results in organic,... | Clare Scott | Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 5:15am EST

Results of Daimler and BMW AutoAdd Project Show that 3D Printing for Mass Production in Automotive Industry is Possible

Within the framework of the “Photonic Process Chains” funding initiative by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), several partners – two... | Sarah Saunders | Monday, Nov 26, 2018 3:00pm EST

BMBF project creates novel concepts for metal 3D printing in automotive production

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) project has concluded after three years of examining the “Integration of Additive Manufacturing Processes in...

3D Printing Industry | Tia Vialva | Monday, Nov 26, 2018 11:01am EST

BMW Surpasses One Million 3D Printed Automotive Components

BMW Group has been using 3D printing for more than 25 years, and in the last decade has produced a million parts using the technology. This year alone, the company expects that it... | Clare Scott | Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 12:46pm EST

Ford Recognized for Work with Automotive 3D Printing

Several major automotive manufacturers have been utilizing 3D printing, and Ford is one of them. Recently, the company has been recognized for its work in 3D printing. For the... | Clare Scott | Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 6:15am EDT

MPI: New Research Project Will Develop Metal 3D Printed Parts for Automotive and Other Applications

In the United Kingdom, a new project is being carried out that could change the way car parts are made. Liberty Powder Metals, which is owned by Liberty House Group, was granted £... | Clare Scott | Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 10:42am EDT

ARRK Uses 3D Printing to Develop Sensitive Dummy for Automotive Testing

Automotive manufacturers use dummies for more than just testing how well a vehicle will hold up in a crash. They also use them to test comfort factors, such as temperature and... | Clare Scott | Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 5:30pm EDT

Digital Metal signs 3D printing agreements in automotive and aerospace, delivers machine to MTC

Digital Metal, the 3D binder jetting subsidiary of leading metal powder producer Höganäs AB, has signed two private agreements with companies in European automotive and aerospace...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Friday, Sep 14, 2018 6:12am EDT

voxeljet’s James Reeves announces automotive additive manufacturing production line

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet is working on an additive manufacturing production line for the automotive industry. The so-termed “VJET X-IOB” system is ...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 1:15pm EDT