Category Archives: Automotive

Uniti Sweden to apply 3D printing in landmark British electric vehicle production plant

The Uniti One electric vehicle. Image via Uniti SwedenBy combining a digital supply chain and additive manufacturing, Uniti Sweden is a startup seeking to change the way we make cars. This month, the startup announced plans to launch a pilot production plant for its electric vehicles (EVs) in the UK. Based at Silverstone Park, adjacent to the British Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit, the plant is […]

Ease-Link’s electric vehicle charger gears up with igus’ help

Easelink, the Austrian developers of an electric vehicle charging system, is working with igus, an international advanced polymer supplier. The Austrian company is the developer of an automated conductive charging technology they call Matrix Charging. Easelink needed an inexpensive and efficient method to test a wide variety of cogwheels to be used in the Matrix […]

Energica establishes new department for development of Energica Ego motorcycle

Energica, the manufacturer of the Energica Ego – Italy’s first street-legal electric motorcycle with 3D printed parts – has unveiled a new Sport Production Department at its headquarters in Modena. This 160 sq. meters facility will foster the development of the Ego Corsa, the successor of the Ego racing bike designed for the FIM Enel […]

Autonomous Mobility bekommt zwei „Ollis“ von Local Motors

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Local Motors, das für mittels 3D-Druck hergestellte Mobilitätslösungen bekannt ist, hat zwei neue Olli-Shuttles an Autonomous Mobility geliefert. Local Motors ist ein zu LM Industries Group Inc. gehörendes Bodentransport-Unternehmen und wurde 2007 gegründet. Das Unternehmen setzt auf offene Zusammenarbeit und das Co-Creation-Konzept. Anfangs produzierte Local Motors in Kleinserie Fahrzeuge mit Open-Source-Designs unter Einbindung einer Vielzahl [...]

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Volkswagen moves to mass customization, aims for over 100,000 3D printed units per year

Earlier this week, German automaker Volkswagen was confirmed as an early-access customer of the HP Metal Jet 3D printer. Now, comments from Dr. Martin Goede, Volkswagen’s Head of Technology Planning and Development, reveal further details about the company’s plans for this new metal binder jet technology, and the prospective future of mass customized vehicles. “Automotive […]

Stratasys expands 3D printed tooling collaboration with Team Penske

Leading 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has announced further tooling collaborations with American sports car racing team Team Penske at the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago. Currently using two of Stratasys’ industrial 3D printers, the Fortus 380mc Carbon Fiber Edition (CFE) industrial 3D printer and the F900, Team Penske is gaining a competitive edge for car testing, […]

Rare Alfa Romeo Tipo sports car restored with additive manufacturing

KW Heritage, the restoration arm of UK engineering firm KW Special Projects (KWSP), has restored one of just 12 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 sports cars with additive manufacturing for its debut at the UK historic motor car festival, Goodwood Revival. “Obsolescence is a major issue in the classic and historic vehicle market but modern engineering techniques […]

Bugatti Divo unveiled with form-following 3D printed fin tail lights

French luxury car manufacturer Bugatti has unveiled its latest supercar featuring 3D printed parts at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. With a price tag of €5 million, the Bugatti Divo, which displays 3D printed fin tail light, is designed for optimum handling performance on winding roads. “The Divo is a further example of our design philosophy […]

Voxeljet kündigt voll automatisches 3D-Drucksystem an

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Der deutsche Hersteller Voxeljet kündigt den neuen 3D-Drucker VJET X-IOB an, welcher 10 Mal schneller als vergleichbare Systeme arbeiten sollen. Laut Voxeljet ist dieser Drucker weltweit das erste System welches voll automatisch arbeiten kann. Ein so schnelles, voll automatisches System, welches alle Vor- und Nachbearbeitungsprozesse selbstständig erledigt, ist ein großer Schritt für den Einsatz der [...]

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