Which car manufacturer is bucking the trend by replacing robots with human workers?

Answer: Toyota

by News Staff / April 17, 2014
With 1500 employees in the Mjölby factory, the Toyota Material Handling Europe production line continues to improve its processes after the implementation of the Toyota Production System. Flickr/Toyota Material Handling Europe

The Japanese car maker found that replacing automated machines with human workers in some instances is actually more efficient in the long run. Japan has more industrial robots than any nation in the world, with more than 300,000.