Toyota highlight the significance of 3D printing in lightweight design
3D printing is rapidly reaching industrial commercialisation in numerous sectors; IDTechEx forecast that the total market will be worth $22bn by 2028. One of the key features is the design freedom this technology enables where, alongside other functional advantages, a major opportunity is in lightweighting.
Plans to 3D print cars
WE Solutions Ltd in Hong Kong has announced plans to 3D print electric vehicles in Shanghai for taxi and ride-hailing services in China.
PSA Group signs strategic partnership with Divergent 3D
PSA Group has signed a Strategic Partnership Letter of Intent targeting multiple joint development projects with Los Angeles-based Divergent 3D, a company dedicated to revolutionizing manufacturing with its proprietary software-hardware platform enabled by 3D metal printing.