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Japan Automakers Look to Robots to Keep Elderly On the Move  

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Toyota rehabilitation robot

A model demonstrates Toyota Motor Corp's rehabilitation robot Welwalk WW-1000, designed to aid in the rehabilitation of individuals with lower limb paralysis, in Tokyo, Japan April 12, 2017.

Credit: Reuters/Toru Hanai

Japanese automakers are looking beyond the industry trend to develop self-driving cars and turning their attention to robots to help keep the country's rapidly graying society on the move.

From Reuters
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