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The world’s largest manufacturer of trucks has turned to 3D printing to produce spare parts for its vast range of trucks. Daimler has joined the likes of Audi and BMW, who have both adopted additive manufacturing for producing spa [...]

The automotive industry is a hive of rapid prototyping, fast development and mass customization. It’s a natural home for 3D printing and it’s no surprise that the major manufacturers have been a driving force, if you’ll excuse the [...]

  UPDATE: We have been informed by Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering that the information originally presented in this article cast the research findings incorrectly. When writing the original article, we di [...]

Meet Olli, a 3D printed minibus capable of transporting 12 passengers! The vehicle was unveiled by Arizona startup Local Motors outside of the US capital city, Washington. The electric, self driving shuttle was created in a partne [...]

Researchers at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have created a super strong, lightweight form of foam that could change the world. 3D printing has allowed us to revisit the world of material science and change the st [...]

Airbus Group and subsidiary Premium AEROTEC will display a range of products that will contribute to the future of flight at the ILA 2016 airshow in Berlin. Unsurprisingly, 3D printing will play a major part. The international aer [...]

We might think of 3D printing as a first world privilege that belongs in the Ivory Towers like Silicon Valley, Amsterdam and Munich. Nothing could be further from the truth and African nations should embrace this technology that r [...]

We know that 3D printing will disrupt manufacturing and the international supply chain, but nobody seems to know how yet. Now a paper from the Business School at Lingman Normal University in Zhanjiang has tried to separate the woo [...]

Airbus has applied for a patent that could change the face of a vehicle design and could well have wider applications. In essence the aerospace company has found a way to create a shell-like structure that the 3D print is laid int [...]

A team of students at the University of California San Diego beat some of the world’s biggest space agencies and launched a rocket with a 3D printed engine on May 21st. The university’s Students for the Exploration and Development [...]