General Motors is now streamlining its design process by using a combination of 3D printing and algorithms. The automotive giant has announced that it is taking advantage of generative design software from Bay Area-based company Autodesk in order to manufacture lightweight parts for its future products. GM plans to incorporate the technology into its development of more efficient models including zero emissions vehicles.
The Autodesk One Team Conference is an essential event which brings together the partners and the Autodesk sales team to network and share ideas as one worldwide team.
Continually conducting research on connecting various engineering software tools, AMC Bridge created a technology demonstration of direct access to Autodesk A360 from SketchUp within a single environment.
Desktop Metal, maker of 3D printers, is valued at more than $1 billion and recently brought on Ford Motor as a strategic investor. The Burlington, Massachusetts-based startup is developing 3D technology to print products in steel, aluminum and other metals that could transform manufacturing. Bloomberg's Anne Mostue reports