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Honda’s East Liberty Auto Plant in Ohio, U.S.
Economy

For US autoworkers, robots are the job killers, not trade

Trump administration ducks the issue of how to prepare people for the AI era

TOYOKI NAKANISHI, Nikkei staff writer | North America

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- The U.S. auto industry is struggling with slow employment growth. Economists mostly put the job losses down to automation: It simply takes fewer people to make a car than it once did.

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