3D-Printed Component

Automotive brands leverage 3D-printing for efficiency and quality

Implications - Brands in the automotive industry are incorporating 3D-printing into the manufacturing process of car parts due to it being highly cost-effective, limiting waste created during manufacturing. The incorporation of 3D-printing technology into the manufacturing process highlights how brands are looking to innovate multiple facets of their business to better align with the expectations of environmentally-conscious consumers.

Workshop Question - Consider how your brand could leverage innovative technologies to be more environmentally-conscious.
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3D-Printed Automotive Accessories - 'MINI Yours Customised' Lets Consumers Personalize Their Vehicle
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Hot 3,852 Clicks Pub: Dec 27, 17
3D-Printed Automotive Accessories
'MINI Yours Customised' Lets Consumers Personalize Their Vehicle
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3D-Printed Automotive Interiors - The Genesis Essentia Concept Showcases a Dynamic Printed Interior
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Hot 1,876 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 18
3D-Printed Automotive Interiors
The Genesis Essentia Concept Showcases a Dynamic Printed Interior
At the New York International Auto Show, the Genesis Essentia concept was showcased as an all-electric, high-performance vehicle that redefines “athletic elegance.” As a whole, the... [More]
Lightweight 3D-Printed Rims - The HRE3D+ 3D-Printed Titanium Wheels are Strong and Efficient
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The HRE3D+ 3D-Printed Titanium Wheels are Strong and Efficient
The HRE3D+ 3D-printed titanium wheels are a marvel of digital design and innovation that seek to merge fashion and function for drivers that lead demanding lifestyles. The wheels are made using... [More]
3D-Printed EV Parts - General Motors and Autodesk Inc Will Use 3D Printing for Electric Batteries
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General Motors and Autodesk Inc Will Use 3D Printing for Electric Batteries
Both electric vehicles and 3D printing have become nearly everyday technologies at this point, but General Motors and Autodesk Inc are partnering with one another to combine the two. The historic... [More]
3D-Printed Automotive Brakes - The Shelby GT500 Will Use 3D Printing for Commercial Purposes
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This Year and Average 323 Clicks Pub: Dec 10, 18
3D-Printed Automotive Brakes
The Shelby GT500 Will Use 3D Printing for Commercial Purposes
Set to be unveiled at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the newest Ford Shelby GT500 will be an homage to the automobile’s history and will not feature a hybrid system or even Ford’s turbocharged... [More]
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