Automotive 3D Printing News

Betatype Case Study Illustrates Cost and Time Savings of Using 3D Printing to Fabricate Automotive Components

When it comes to industrial 3D printing for automotive applications, London-based Betatype is building up considerable expertise. The 3D printing company was founded in 2012, and... | Sarah Saunders | Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 3:12pm EDT

The Automotive After Market Of The Future – In 3D Printing

The next time you have a car part that breaks, think of the auto parts store of the future. Instead of heading to the store and having the clerk comb through large boxes of...

Association of 3D Printing | Bill Decker | Monday, Aug 6, 2018 7:02pm EDT

Tradiebot Industries Using Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies to Train Automotive Workforce

From midair 3D designing and undertaking immersive experiences to learning more about things like coffee and our planet, from testing out 3D digital drones and how to modify... | Sarah Saunders | Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 9:15am EDT

3D Printing in the automotive industry

3D printing technology was appealing proposition for the automotive industry at an early stage and additive manufacturing is increasing used in the sector. The 2015 Wohlers report...

3D Printing Industry | Pierre Antoine Zahnd | Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:04pm EDT

Stratasys continues downward trend, US aerospace and automotive orders slowing

Headline revenue for Q1 2018 at Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) fell by 6% to $153.8 million versus $163.2 million for the comparative period in 2017. On today’s call with investors and...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | Wednesday, May 2, 2018 1:00pm EDT

WayKen Uses Aluminum and CNC Machining to Create Automotive Reflector Prototypes

While 3D printing is additive in nature, building layers one on top of the other, another frequently used technology in rapid prototyping is CNC, which is subtractive in that it ... | Sarah Saunders | Monday, Apr 23, 2018 3:48pm EDT

The best aerospace and automotive 3D printing applications of 2018

Voting is close for 3D printing aerospace or automotive application of the year in our 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards. Earlier this year, we shortlisted 10 outstanding...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 4:00am EDT

3D Printing vs. CNC Machining for Automotive Light Components

3D printing is being used for more and more automotive applications, lending itself to everything from internal components to the entire chassis. Even tires can be 3D printed. The... | Clare Scott | Monday, Apr 9, 2018 10:00am EDT

Head designer Oliver Heilmer at Mini discusses future of 3D printing in automotive industry

A recent talk given by the head of design at Mini demonstrated the extent of 3D printing's influence on the automotive industry. The technology is allowing much more design... | Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 10:40am EDT

BigRep and Polymertal Take 3D Printing Hybrid Approach to Automotive Prototyping

3D printing is affecting nearly every industry in some way, but one industry it’s having a major impact on is the automotive one. While the applications may not all be as... | Clare Scott | Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 2:29pm EDT

Ampower provides in-depth insight into metal 3D printing for automotive

Ampower, a consultancy firm specializing in industrial additive manufacturing advice, has published a insights report on the application of powder bed fusion (PBF) based metal 3D...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 5:16am EST

TU Eindhoven 3D printed Noah car showcases future of sustainable automotive design

A team of students from the Eindhoven University of Technology’s TU/ecomotive group has designed a 3D printed concept car that showcases the potentials of automotive evolution and... | Friday, Feb 23, 2018 4:18am EST

AUDI gives update on use of SLM metal 3D printing for the automotive industry

Metal additive manufacturing specialists, the SLM Solutions Group AG has worked with fellow Germany based enterprise AUDI AG for several years now. A new update from SLM Solutions...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 6:57am EST

3D Printing and Robotics Drive Next-Generation Automotive Repair Project

The automobiles of the future are becoming the automobiles of the present, as autonomous vehicles begin to take to the streets and manufacturers display 3D printed cars. Now a new... | Clare Scott | Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 10:58am EST

3D Printing in Automotive Applications: Tooling, Spare Parts, Race Car Components

3D printing can be used on the automotive assembly line to make car parts, components, and prototypes that are more lightweight and have faster turnaround times, as well as... | Sarah Saunders | Monday, Feb 12, 2018 12:28pm EST