28 Feb '16, 1pm

Mercedes Replacing Robots With Humans On Assembly Lines

Mercedes Replacing Robots With Humans On Assembly Lines

Here’s an interesting story. According to Quartz , Mercedes is replacing some of the robots on its automobile assembly lines with human workers. Markus Schaefer, Mercedes’ head of production, told Bloomberg News that humans are better suited for the customization their cars require. “Robots can’t deal with the degree of individualization and the many variants that we have today,” he said. “We’re saving money and safeguarding our future by employing more people.”

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/02/28/mercedes-replacing-robots-with...

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