Ever wondered how they actually test the functionality and comfort of a car seat? Me neither. Apparently though, it’s not something Ford entrusts to humans, but it’s one of those activities which they feel best suits the work of robots. Because they understand our butts apparently. And they’re becoming frighteningly life-like. And you thought the loss of jobs and the start of a potential war would be the biggest thing you would need to worry about with the upcoming robot apocalypse.
Back in 2017 Ford introduced a robotic butt, called
However, since it was first released, they have since discovered that there was more that needed to be done in properly simulating the wear and tear on their car seats by now making them replicating the sweating of a human buttock.
To better mimic real-life usage, like getting into your car after a workout at the gym, the
It’s a simple solution and one that will hopefully improve the quality of seating available on Ford cars. Exactly what new findings will help them find though remains to be seen. Alternatively, if they don’t come right – sitting on a seat for hours on end seems like a job I was made for. Where do I apply?
Last Updated: January 14, 2019