VW launches 3D printed spare parts initiative and redesigns the classic Golf GTI

VW launches 3D printed spare parts initiative and redesigns the classic Golf GTI

In a move indicative of 3D printing’s potential impact for the automotive industry, the Volkswagen Group and its Department of Development and Technological Planning has announced a pilot project to produce the first saleable 3D printed spare parts for its cars. In addition, VW and its manufacturing subsidiary Sitech unveiled a new car model made with the help of the technology, which is the first GTI to feature electric propulsion. The VW Golf GTI First Decade model, produced with 3D printed parts. Photo via Volkswagen The future of 3D printing for cars In a bid to reduce product lead […]

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