At Hyundai’s EV plant in Singapore, robotic arms, AI and robot dogs are some of the new features used to assemble cars in specialized cells. It’s a new automaking method taking place in smaller, more flexible microfactories instead of traditional production lines. But is the future of car manufacturing leaning towards more automation?
WSJ explains how microfactories could change the way cars are made and what that means for the future of automaking.
0:00 Singapore’s new EV factory
1:00 Microfactories vs. traditional factories
3:10 How microfactories affect labor
4:31 Are microfactories the future?
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