A race by carmakers to build plants on the mainland will see the operational stock of industrial robots more than double to 428,000 by 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
A race by carmakers to build plants on the mainland will see the operational stock of industrial robots more than double to 428,000 by 2017. Photo: Bloomberg

China to have most robots by 2017 as car, electronics factories automate

Car and electronics industries set to drive production plant automation

A race by carmakers to build plants on the mainland will see the operational stock of industrial robots more than double to 428,000 by 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
A race by carmakers to build plants on the mainland will see the operational stock of industrial robots more than double to 428,000 by 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
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