Chasing Glory: How Ferrari S.p.A. is embracing Additive Manufacturing to Win Again

Tired of finishing second to its racing arch-nemesis, Mercedes, Scuderia Ferrari S.p.A is leading Ferrari's charge into the future by teaming with Renishaw, a British engineering firm that specializes in additive manufacturing (AM). Ferrari is looking to ride the wave of the future back onto the podium's top spot and carry their storied heritage into the 21st century.

BMW Bets on 3D Printing your Next Sports Car

Additive Manufacturing (i.e., 3D printing) has been around for 30 years, why is it such a hot topic nowadays? BMW is eager to capitalize on recent technological advances to be the front runner in automotive additive manufacturing, but how will it mitigate the intellectual property risk of having digital 3D files of its highly-engineered parts?