Kia Concept SUV Features 3D Printed Parts

Kia Concept SUV Features 3D Printed Parts

By Michael Molitch-Hou

While auto companies have been implementing 3D printing for prototyping purposes for some time, its use for creating end parts will be increasingly adopted by industries across the board. That day is slowly dawning, as more firms attempt to find components that can be 3D printed for their car models. Often times, this is limited to non-critical parts, often framing the use of 3D printing as more of a marketing tool than a useful technology. That seems to be the case in Kia’s latest concept car, the Kia Telluride, being presented at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).…

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Kia Concept SUV Features 3D Printed Parts

The Lunar Quattro Rover: One Small Step for Audi, One Giant Leap for 3D Printing

The Lunar Quattro Rover: One Small Step for Audi, One Giant Leap for 3D Printing

By Tyler Koslow

When it comes to implementing 3D printing in the manufacturing of automotive vehicles, German automobile company Audi has demonstrating their own use of the technology on a regular basis. Late last year, Audi had announced that their future use of metal-based 3D printing is imminent, and had even produced a fully 3D printed functional replica of the 1936 Auto Union Type C Grand Prix racer. Now, Audi is taking these efforts from planet Earth into outer space, collaborating with and sponsoring the Berlin-based team from Part Time Scientist to create the 3D printed Audi Lunar Quattro moon rover.…

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The Lunar Quattro Rover: One Small Step for Audi, One Giant Leap for 3D Printing