29 Sep 2014
General Motors’ manufacturing team has challenged four major universities to find new uses for additive manufacturing – 3D printing – and augmented reality.
22 Sep 2014
To further develop Local Motors' 3D printed cars - Strati - the company is collaborating with Autodesk to utilize Spartk, a new open platform for 3D printing.
12 Sep 2014
A video showing the 3D printing process of the Strati, the concept car currenty under development at Local Motors.
2 Aug 2014
Jaguar has released technical details on its upcoming XE, which will be based on a new modular architecture with an aluminum-intensive unibody.
18 Jul 2014
Following the recently previewed Transparent Bonnet virtual imaging system, Jaguar Land Rover has now released a video showcasing its Virtual Windscreen, a system that offers an enhanced ‘virtual’ view of the road or race track. The system uses...
20 Jun 2014
Sharp has developed the Free-Form Display, an evolution of the conventional display systems that allows to have arbitrary, non-rectangular shapes, thanks to the IGZO technology and proprietary circuits.
6 Jun 2014
Ford has released a preview video and the first details on its Adaptive Steering technology, which is expected to debut on series production models within 12 months.
5 Jun 2014
Google has recently unveiled an early prototype of its autonomous vehicle, showcasing a distinctively friendly, cute-ish styling. We report the first details along with the opinions of top designers published by the Fast Company magazine.
5 Jun 2014
Ford is testing new materials and technology on a Fusion-derived experimental car, which achieves a 25 percent weight reduction and showcases potential solutions for future models.
29 Apr 2014
Nissan is working on an innovative nano-paint technology capable of repelling dirt. The first prototype - a Nissan Note - is currently under testing and will allow to evaluate potential aftermarket applications.
14 Apr 2014
Volvo has developed a rearward-faced child seat concept that inflates in less than 40 seconds and features an innovative pump system, advanced materials and a bluetooth connection.
9 Apr 2014
Land Rover is developing an augmented reailty system that allows driver to see a view of the terrain ahead, making the front of the car virtually invisible from the inside.
1 Feb 2014
Honda has released 3D STL data for exterior designs of a number of past concept cars, including the 2013 NSX Concept, suitable for being replicated with 3D printers.
7 Jan 2014
Volvo announced a partnership with the sports protective gear manufacturer POC to exchange knowledge and to explore new ideas within safety and design.
27 Dec 2013
An official document that explains how General Motors is using 3D scanning technologies for competitive benchmarking and for streamlining the design development process.
13 Dec 2013
An official document that explains the importance of the 3D scanning technology as a way for reducing the development times of the Cadillac Elmiraj Concept.
22 Oct 2013
A series of three video episodes produced by Ferrari and presented by design chief Simone Resta who gives a detailed overview of the aerodynamics design behind today's F1 Cars.
17 Oct 2013
Volvo has announced the development of an innovative concept for lightweight structural energy storage components that could improve the energy usage of future electrified vehicles.