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Automakers are hiring more people, despite automation robots

Most publicly traded automakers grew workforce since 2013

An analysis finds 11 of 13 publicly traded automakers grew staff since 2013.

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Elon Musk agrees robot glut slowed Model 3 production

Around 10,000 humans work at the Fremont factory

Tesla's affordable Model 3 has been trapped in development hell for what seems like ages now, and in an interview with CBS's Gayle King, CEO Elon Musk offered a little more insight into how the production process has fallen short. While escorting King through the company's Fremont, California-based factory, Musk conc

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Tesla's Model 3 production goals hinge on system that is still in Germany

An automation system must be shipped next month to help Tesla meet its oft-delayed Model 3 production goals.

An automation system must be shipped next month to help Tesla meet its oft-delayed Model 3 production goals.

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This new machine mounts wheel weights in seconds

First factory tire rooms, tomorrow Skynet. The rise of the (tire) machines starts now.

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Automation engine design demo up and running

Automation, the game that allows players to build their own car company from the ground up, has made a big step forward by releasing a engine-builder demo. Those who have already pre-ordered the game can download a preview of the designer right now by heading over to the Camshaft Software site, while the rest of the world gets to wait until April 22. So far, the glimpse is limited to four-cylinder appl

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Siri hack lets iPhone control your car

We are so close to living in a world where everyone can be David Hasselhoff. Thanks to an enterprising programmer named Brandon Fiquett and Apple's Siri app for the iPhone 4S, there's at least one Acura TL out there responding to voice control in awesome Knight Rider fashion.

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New trailer for Automation, the car company tycoon video game

A new trailer for Automation has made its way to the web. As you may recall, the game allows you to design a vehicle from the ground up with your own chassis, engine and exterior design before attempting to sell the car to the masses as part of your own car company. The game is now officially available for pre-order, which can save you $10 off of the final $30 purchase price. Camshaft

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Automation will let you build the car of your dreams... virtually

Everyone reading this right now has, at one time or another, felt they could do a better job designing a car than the folks in charge. You would pick up a different engine, powertrain layout, body style or even come up with a better name than any executive. Well, Camshaft Software plans to let you prove it... virtually.