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Mini car factory. Completed Mini body shell being hand checked for defects before moving on to the next stage of the robotic assembly line at BMW's Plant Oxford site, Cowley, England, UK. This plant runs for 22 hours a day, 7 days a week and a completed car rolls off the production line every 60 seconds. There are only ever 60 members of staff tending and observing the robots on the production floor during each shift.
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