Video: Toolingless Manufacturing and the Impact of Additive on Automotive Production
Local Motors CEO Jay Rogers spoke with Additive Manufacturing about the company’s coming consumer automobile that will be 80 percent 3D-printed. In this video, Rogers talks about the impact of “toolingless” manufacturing, the role this is likely to play in mainstream automotive production, and how additive manufacturing technology might change the ownership model for automobiles. (Hint: What if cars became upgradable like smartphones?)
The parking brake bracket on the Mustang Shelby GT500 is now 3D printed instead of stamped. Learn how Ford is thinking about additive manufacturing in this episode of The Cool Parts Show.
A 3D-printed cylinder head investigation reveals the possibilities of additive manufacturing.
This marks the first time the company is offering 3D-printed spare parts.