With 3D printed components, General Motors creates stronger, lighter, more fuel efficient parts

With 3D printed components, General Motors creates stronger, lighter, more fuel efficient parts

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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.

May 03, 2018
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