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Humans taking jobs from robots in Japan-based Toyota plants

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A Toyota Motor employee fixes the main battery of the hybrid system on an assembly line for the Corolla Axio at a plant of the company's subsidiary Toyota Motor East Japan in the village of Ohira, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan, on August 23, 2013. TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images

After years of replacing man with machine on the production line, carmaker Toyota has recently decided to go back to humans. For more on this story, we turn to Craig Trudell, Bloomberg reporter in Tokyo.  

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