Printed Auto

In a bid to streamline production, 3D printing is adopted in the automotive industry

Implications - As rapid prototyping becomes more popular and manufacturers require new methods of production, 3D printing is entering the automotive industry to effectively streamline procedures and offer easy customization. The constant evolution of transportation technology and the consumer desire for increased input in the design process of all products is seeing printable autos become a reality.
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3D-Printed Solar Cars - Students at NTU Created a Futuristic Car Design with Additive Manufacturing
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3D-Printed Solar Cars
Students at NTU Created a Futuristic Car Design with Additive Manufacturing
For a while now, it’s been clear that sustainability and 3D printing are set to have a big impact in the automotive industry in the coming years, but this futuristic car design from the... [More]
Inexpensive 3D-Printed Cars - Sanya Sihai's Printed Car Exemplifies Affordable Transportation
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Viral 6,560 Clicks Pub: Mar 25, 15
Inexpensive 3D-Printed Cars
Sanya Sihai's Printed Car Exemplifies Affordable Transportation
The use of 3D printing technology for the automotive industry means that there’s huge potential for customization, as well as more affordable transportation options that will be emerging.... [More]
Eco-Manufactured Vehicles - BMW Concept Car is 3D-Printed Out of Degradable Materials
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V. Hot 5,639 Clicks Pub: Mar 18, 15
Eco-Manufactured Vehicles
BMW Concept Car is 3D-Printed Out of Degradable Materials
Maaisaica is the name of a BMW concept car that uses the latest technology to embrace an eco-friendly design. It’s 3D-printed out of degradable materials including mycelium mushrooms and grass.... [More]
3D-Printed Muscle Cars - This 3D Printed Gran Torino is a Scary Looking Muscle Car
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3D-Printed Muscle Cars
This 3D Printed Gran Torino is a Scary Looking Muscle Car
At this years New York International Auto Show, the 3D-printed Gran Torino made an appearance. It looks like it could have been molded together in outer space. The 3D-printed Gran Torino was created... [More]