Mark Beckett2017-06-13 11:27:362017-06-13 12:37:50The Future of 3D printing in the Automotive Industry
The automotive industry has been the driving force for 3D printing ever since its formation: so much so that the technology researcher SmarTech predicts that 3D printing in the automotive industry will be worth $1.1 billion a year by 2019.
3D printing is at the core of the car industry, and we’re close to having fully printed cars from the ground up. Its uses have even expanded to the movie industry – the Aston Martin that was riddled with bullets in the 2012 James Bond movie, Skyfall, was something you needn’t have cringed about: the model used for production was a 3D printed version.
So, how has 3D printing changed the face of the automotive industry already?