Can We Really 3D Print Cars and Car Parts?

Imagine a day when the intrepid tinkerer can download, print, and build a car in his or her own garage. It may sound like science fiction, but it’s coming sooner than you think. Additive manufacturing, better known as 3-D printing, is already a $4.1 billion global industry, and analysts project that advancements in technology will cause it to quadruple in growth over the next five years. Continue reading “Can We Really 3D Print Cars and Car Parts?”

Bentley Motors EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept Car Is the Future of Auto Manufacturing & 3D Printing (VIDEO)

Bentley Motors has been at the forefront of using 3D printing and additive manufacturing as key parts of their design and engineering process. Bentley takes elements from their standard manufacturing processes, scales them down to models and now, they’re building parts for full-scale concept cars.   Continue reading “Bentley Motors EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept Car Is the Future of Auto Manufacturing & 3D Printing (VIDEO)”

Škoda Teams With Sculpteo, Offers 3D Printed Mini Škoda Fabia Car To Test Drivers

Sculpteo, the web-based 3D printing service and network of 3Ders, has launched another fun campaign to raise awareness of the accessibility and versatility of 3D printing. They’ve teamed up with Škoda France and the agency Shivacom France to promote 3D printing and the hot new European supermini car, the Škoda Fabia. Continue reading “Škoda Teams With Sculpteo, Offers 3D Printed Mini Škoda Fabia Car To Test Drivers”

3D Printed Metal Racing Part Hits the Road

In the high performance world of aerospace and automobiles, every component matters. There are skeptics who are unsure if 3D printing is up to the task of producing precision parts that will undergo extreme environments, but, as more and more people turn to the technology to get their custom parts quickly, 3D printing is proving that it is just as capable as traditional manufacturing. Continue reading “3D Printed Metal Racing Part Hits the Road”