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Since 2014, the Volkswagen Autoeuropa factory in Portugal has been using 3D printers to produce tooling components for use on the assembly line. Volkswagen has announced that, in 2016, the factory made an annual saving of $160,000 [...]

Daimler Buses, parent company of Mercedes-Benz and Setra, has explained how it is implementing 3D printing to create components for its customers on-demand. Providing the example of a banknote stowage compartment, Daimler has show [...]

In a move indicative of 3D printing's potential impact for the automotive industry, the Volkswagen Group and its Department of Development and Technological Planning has announced a pilot project to produce the first saleable 3D p [...]

German railway company Deutsche Bahn (DB) has revealed plans to expand its 3D printing production. The multinational company has already voiced aims to 3D print spare parts and is part of the 'Mobility goes Additive' network to ad [...]

Car manufacturer Local Motors has revealed it is currently 3D printing an autonomous vehicle, the Olli at his micro-factory in Knoxville, Tennessee. The driverless vehicle has already begun trials in Germany as part of a collabora [...]

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) in Knoxville, Tennessee, has announced a Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) project with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and 3D printed car company Local Mo [...]

The last-surviving 1914 Delage Type-S has been resurrected with 3D printing. The 103 year-old car, currently in Australia, has laid dormant for three years since its engine block cracked in 2014. With no original drawings and no r [...]

Multinational automotive corporation Daimler AG (ETR:DAI), headquartered in Germany, are adopting Ricoh additive manufacturing machines into their rapid prototyping process. The acquisition of a Ricoh AM S5500P machine is to suppo [...]

In 2016 Torsten Müller-Ötvös, the CEO of Rolls-Royce, shared how embracing new technologies, including 3D printing, is his strategy for the company’s survival. Sales figures for 2016 show just how successful this custom-made appro [...]

Local Motors and German rail company Deutsche Bahn bring 3D printed self-driving vehicle Olli to Germany in a new trial. The six-month long pilot programme established by Innoz, Deutsche Bahn's Research & Development company, [...]