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Nissan Uses Door-Opening Robot

November 17, 2017 - Press Release

At Nissan Technical Center North America (NTCNA) in Michigan, Mrs. Doorboto – also known as Rosie, is the door-slammer-in-chief. In just three days, without need of a coffee break, the 1.5-ton robot opens and closes a door as often as a typical customer would in 10 years. (Image couertesy of Nissan Motor Co.)
At Nissan Technical Center North America (NTCNA) in Michigan, Mrs. Doorboto – also known as Rosie, is the door-slammer-in-chief. In just three days, without need of a coffee break, the 1.5-ton robot opens and closes a door as often as a typical customer would in 10 years. (Image couertesy of Nissan Motor Co.)

Ever wonder how often the average car door is closed in 10 years? About 45,000 times. Many of those closures, as parents can attest, are harder than your average slam. 
 
Daily life is tough on doors. With durability as a core principle, Nissan engineers its vehicles to withstand tough duty cycles. 
 
At Nissan Technical Center North America (NTCNA) in Michigan, it's Mrs. Doorboto – also known as Rosie, who is the door-slammer-in-chief. 
 
Rosie is a 1.5-ton door-durability robot, and in just three days, without the need for a coffee break, she opens and closes a door as often as a typical customer would in 10 years.
 
While it may be a rough life for a door at NTCNA, this rigorous testing ensures top quality and durability for Nissan customers. 

Check out a video of Rosie in action below: 

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