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BMW Sees ‘Major Potential’ in 3D Printing

BMW is marking the 25th anniversary of the introduction of additive manufacturing at the company. The additive manufacturing methods, which are becoming more well known under the collective term of ‘3D printing’, are said to be among the key production methods of the future. […]

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Volvo and Microsoft to Co-Develop Next-Generation Automotive Technologies

Volvo has announced it is working together with Microsoft to jointly develop “next-generation” automotive technologies. The two companies revealed how Microsoft HoloLens, said to be the world’s first fully untethered holographic computer, might be used in future to redefine how customers first encounter and […]

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Jaguar Land Rover to Double the Size of its Engine Plant

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it is to double the size of its Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) as part of a £450m expansion programme. Total investment in the Solihull-located site, which opened a year ago, now stands at £1bn making it the most […]

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3D Printing Helps Ford Designers to Develop All-New Ford GT

3D printing technology can now be used at home to print models of some of Ford’s most well-known cars, including the all-new Ford GT, Mustang, and Focus RS. These are three cars for which Ford engineers say 3D printing played a key role in […]

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BMW Goes Retro with New R nineT Scrambler

BMW Motorrad has taken the wraps off its new and decidedly retro-looking R nineT Scrambler. The bike made its official global debut at last week’s EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. Said to be inspired by off-road bikes from yesteryear, the new R nineT variant […]

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