WARREN, MI – General Motors Co. and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration today unveil the Robonaut 2, a second-generation upper-body humanoid bound for the auto maker’s manufacturing facilities in prototype form as early as next year. Ken Knight, executive director-Global Manufacturing Engineering at GM, tempers any enthusiasm or objections the public might have to a rollout of an expensive upper-torso robot to the assembly line. Expect only select pieces of the robot on ...

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