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Porsche Is 3D Printing Hard-To-Find Parts For The 959 And Other Classics Porsche Is 3D Printing Hard-To-Find Parts For The 959 And Other Classics

I see you there, sad and despondent because your Porsche 959 has, like, a broken release lever for its clutch or something. You have all the money in the world, for, indeed, you own a Porsche 959, but none of that makes a difference now because no one on earth has a replacement lever for you anymore. Or do they?

Bugatti Wants To 3D Print The Chiron's Brake Calipers Bugatti Wants To 3D Print The Chiron's Brake Calipers

3D printing has given people a whole new way of manufacturing and designing things, including folks in the automotive industry. Bugatti, for example, is looking to 3D print brake calipers. This is actually a really cool development that could absolutely change the future of component manufacturing. While I’m sure this…

Mini Is The First Major Automaker To Sell Custom And Personalized 3D-Printed Accessories Mini Is The First Major Automaker To Sell Custom And Personalized 3D-Printed Accessories

It’s not exactly a replicator you can just look at and yell: “Floor mats. Mini. Make them say that ‘gas, grass, or ass’ thing” and out spits some very classy floor mats for your Mini, but this is pretty close. Mini is now offering a service called Mini Yours Customized that will let Mini owners order custom, 3D…

Your Future Ford Might Come With 3D Printed Parts Your Future Ford Might Come With 3D Printed Parts

Ford Motor Company announced this week that it’s testing 3D printing of large-scale car parts, a move that could eventually lead to the manufacturing of more fuel-efficient vehicles. 3D printing hasn’t really gone large scale like this yet, but the potential upsides are huge.

The Divergent 3D Printed Car Is The Only Thing At CES That Promises A Future Worth Living In The Divergent 3D Printed Car Is The Only Thing At CES That Promises A Future Worth Living In

I think what’s most outstanding about Divergent’s 3D printed car tech is that it envisions a future that I would want to live in.

This Fully Working 3D Printed Chevrolet LS3 V8 Is The Coolest Thing

One of my favorite displays at auto shows are the engine cutaways. I love seeing how the parts move together and what does what. Imagine my delight when I saw this video of a working, 3D printed General Motors LS3 V8 engine.

Comment Of The Day: Why Buy A Car When You Could Just Make One Yourself? Comment Of The Day: Why Buy A Car When You Could Just Make One Yourself?

Following new car unveilings is and endless series of disappointments in a slow grind into dull, globular sameness until the robots take over. Why put up with all of that? Why not go your own way?

Check Out The World's Largest 3D-Printed Object Check Out The World's Largest 3D-Printed Object

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is charged with applying science and engineering for the U.S. Department Of Energy. That work includes transportation research, and as of last month, making the biggest-ever 3-D printed thing.

This 3D Printed Subaru Flat-Four Engine Is Deeply Satisfying

The magical, almost Star Trek-replicator quality of 3D printing is still new enough to be novel and exciting, and one of the best parts about seeing fascinating 3D-printed stuff, like this Subaru EJ20 WRX engine, is knowing that, if you have a 3D printer, you could download it and have one of your very own. We live in…

Could Volkswagen 3D Print The Parts To Fix Their Diesels? Could Volkswagen 3D Print The Parts To Fix Their Diesels?

Volkswagen announced their European-market fix for their dirty, cheaty 1.6-liter TDI engines recently, and it’s a deceptively simple-looking tube with a bit of screen on one end. They give it the exciting name of flow transformer, which sounds like either something that opens a wormhole in space or something you can…

Now You Can Play Hungry, Hungry Clarksons Now You Can Play Hungry, Hungry Clarksons

You may recall that Top Gear's current scandal has to do with Jeremy Clarkson's intense hunger. One might say he's hungry hungry. Not unlike certain hippos I've encountered. Thankfully, people have recognized this synergy and produced a kit to adapt your Hungry Hungry Hippos game to Hungry Hungry Clarksons. Finally!

You Can Download And 3D Print A Working Toyota Drivetrain

If you're planning to build a plastic, subscale 80s Toyota Hilux using a 3D printer so you have a sweet ride when you get zapped by a shrink-ray, but have balked at the difficulty of making the drivetrain, boy are you in luck. You can thank Eric Harrell, because he's made a 'working' Toyota 22R-E engine and 4WD…

​How To 3D-Print A 1972 Honda CB500 In A Billion Easy Steps ​How To 3D-Print A 1972 Honda CB500 In A Billion Easy Steps

Jonathan Brand always wanted a motorcycle, but life got in the way. So the New York artist did the next, next, next best thing and created his own with CAD, a 3D printer, and 40 pounds of plastic.

​This Is How You 'Email' A Wrench Into Space ​This Is How You 'Email' A Wrench Into Space

"Butch" Wilmore needed a socket wrench. That's a problem since he's 155 vertical miles from the nearest Ace Hardware.

The First 3D-Printed Object In Space Was Just Made On The ISS The First 3D-Printed Object In Space Was Just Made On The ISS

If we're going to venture out into space in a serious way, at some point we're going to need to be able to manufacture stuff. Replacement parts, tools based on needs we don't yet know, novelty Pez dispensers, etc. 3D printing is probably the best way to do this, and a major first milestone was reached on Tuesday.

What Extinct Car Should Get Jurassic Park'd With 3D Printing? What Extinct Car Should Get Jurassic Park'd With 3D Printing?

Even if you had the money, it wouldn't be easy to buy yourself a Lancia 037. Only a few hundred were ever built and good luck getting your hands on one. What if you could just print the car instead?

This 3D Printed Concept Is The Future Of Automaking This 3D Printed Concept Is The Future Of Automaking

EDAG is a German design and engineering firm that has been working with most car manufacturers for the past four decades and also built a Pontiac Solstice shooting brake because wagons rock. Their latest concept is a 3D-printed composite passenger cell that was inspired by turtles and goes beyond today's possibilities.

3D-Print A Chocolate Ford Mustang For Your Love This Valentine's Day 3D-Print A Chocolate Ford Mustang For Your Love This Valentine's Day

You'll have to wait until the end of the year to drive and buy a 2015 Ford Mustang. But apparently some people are eating the new Mustang already. Because nothing says "I love you" like a chocolate pony car.

Honda Will Now Let You Download Its Concept Cars Honda Will Now Let You Download Its Concept Cars

There was an old anti-piracy ad that said something completely inane like "you wouldn't download a car, so why would you download music?" It was ridiculous and everybody laughed mercilessly. Except now, Honda is actually letting – nay, encouraging – you to download their cars. Or 3D models of its cars, at least.

Why New Technology Means We'll Build Cars Downton Abbey-Style In The Future Why New Technology Means We'll Build Cars Downton Abbey-Style In The Future

Back in the early days of automobiles, when you had to be I-have-three-footman wealthy to own a horseless carriage, the way most cars were sold was in two distinct parts: an automobile company would sell you an engine/rolling chassis unit, and then you'd have a body built by a coachwork company.

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