Volkswagen Autoeuropa is using 3D printing to bring down costs and revolutionize its workflow. The plant now produces its own tools on-site.
Produced in ever growing numbers, the 3D printed car is here to stay. Here’s 16 of the coolest 3D printed cars in the world right now.
Classic car collector Giuseppe Guerini has combined his passion for 3D printing and Porsches by 3D printing a 1:4 scale Porsche 356 engine.
There’s 3D printed cars, and then there’s 3D printed radio-controlled cars. Now in its fifth year, the OpenRC project is more fun and accessible than ever.
Automotive corporation, Daimler, is using 3D printing to cut the time and cost of creating replacement parts in buses and touring coaches.
Once driven by Hollywood royalty, a classic Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 racing car is restored to its former glory with 3D scanning and 3D printing.
In 3D printed cars, usually the chassis is 3D printed. A German prototyping company went a step further: they 3d printed a functional working cylinder block. It’s even better than the real thing.
World’s largest truck manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has a massive inventory of spare parts, and soon many of them will be 3D printed on demand.
Based off of a 1971 Ford Torino, Romanian artist Ioan Florea designed a liquid metal 3D printed vehicle that was auctioned off for $5,500.
Local Motors’ new creation is a driverless, autonomous, 3D printed bus. “Olli” can even talk to passengers, thanks to IBM’s Watson supercomputer.
Inside of the Otara-based Accelerating Aotearoa, designer Ira Munn is working on The Drop, New Zealand’s first 3D printed electric vehicle.
McLaren-Honda and Stratasys have announced a new partnership, bringing the uPrint SE Plus 3D printer on-site to track testings and races.
The McLaren Honda Formula 1 team will utilize Stratasys 3D printing for visual and functional prototyping, customized use-end parts, and production tooling.