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'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.


How Ford plans to use its new digs in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood

The business strategy of Ford's big bet on a future of selling electric and autonomous vehicles will be devised inside a former hosiery factory in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood.

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