'The human touch': Why assembly plants need people more than robots

More than three decades after Honda Motor Co. first built an Accord sedan at its Marysville, Ohio, factory in 1982, humans are still an integral part of the assembly process -- and that's unlikely to change anytime soon.


Jeep's sales decline dents Marchionne's ambitions for key brand

Jeep's global vehicle sales fell 1 percent to less than 1.4 million last year and the brand is likely to miss its 2 million target this year, denting Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne's ambition to make the brand a global powerhouse.

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