In the auto industry right, few topics are more discussed right now than automation. Even candidates for the 2020 presidential election are weighing in with their two cents on automation. As a result, automation is dominating news headlines day after day too. Furthermore, expect that talk of electrical vehicles and automation will only intensify. After all, electric vehicles use is rising substantially all over the world. Experts predict that automation will increase its already strong hold on e-commerce sales.
- Automation is an important enabler for the proliferation of same-day delivery capabilities, and helps handle the growing number of e-commerce orders.
- Many factories are beginning to use collaborative robots (“cobots”) — robots designed to cooperate with humans.
- Both autonomous vehicle and electric vehicle technologies continue to develop at a swift pace.
“In the U.S., 2020 presidential candidates are debating automation and even writing opinion pieces on the topic.”