Mercedes-Benz replaces robots with humans at Sindelfingen plant

In this day and age, most companies, especially in the automotive industry, are replacing humans with robots to save time, cut costs and improve standardisation. However, when one walks into a Mercedes-Benz dealership to put down his order for a very expensive S-Class, one does not expect to receive an ordinary vehicle that any Tom, Dick and Harry can have. No, one expects a certain level of individualisation in one’s Mercedes-Benz S-Class that makes it unique. That’s why Mercedes-Benz has decided to replace its robots with actual people...

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Updated Date: Feb 27, 2016 09:00:50 IST