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Sonari Glinton

Sonari Glinton appears in the following:

Online Purchases Give Consumers The Upper Hand In Holiday Shopping

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The National Retail Federation says more consumers shopped online during the Thanksgiving weekend than in stores. A consultant says consumers have gotten far more comfortable shopping on their phones.

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Holiday Shoppers Expected To Spend Most Money Online

Friday, November 25, 2016

Early indications are that Black Friday will be healthy for retailers, But analysts say the Black Friday fever has broken. Almost all the growth in holiday retail sales are in online and mobile shopping. One in six holiday dollars will be spent online giving consumers more bargaining power.

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Black Friday Isn't The Big Shopping Day That It Used To Be

Friday, November 25, 2016

Today is Black Friday and it used to be a big holiday shopping day. But times have changed — shoppers now turn out for "Great Thursday." And, more shoppers are going online to buy their gifts.

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Makers of High-End Sports Sedans Climb On The SUV Bandwagon

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Automakers sell more SUVs and trucks than cars. Lower gas prices and high profits make SUVs popular with consumers and carmakers. Brands such as Lamborghini and Jaguar are getting into the SUV game.

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Many Auto Industry Leaders Fear Potential Trade Conflicts Under Trump

Friday, November 18, 2016

During the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump claimed the American car industry was moving jobs to Mexico. The industry is heartened by Trump's views on Environmental Protection Agency regulations but worried about potential changes in trade policy. NPR takes a look at how a Trump administration will shape the cars you drive.

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Trump Takes Credit For Saving A U.S. Ford Plant That Wasn't Planning To Move

Friday, November 18, 2016

The president-elect tweeted that he had influenced Ford's decision, but Ford says it never planned to close the Louisville, Ky., plant or to reduce jobs there.

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Pump Up The Sound, Regulators Tell Makers Of Electric, Hybrid Cars

Monday, November 14, 2016

The U.S. government has finalized rules requiring so-called "quiet cars" to make alert beeps when traveling at low speeds. Officials hope pedestrians will be safer if they can hear vehicles coming.

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Wall Street Rebounds After Donald Trump's Victory

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

U.S. stocks closed up Wednesday in a dramatic reversal from deep losses in post-election overnight trading. Donald Trump's unexpected victory had investors worried about uncertainty in the markets.

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Smith & Wesson To Change Name To Reflect Diverse Holdings

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. is asking its shareholders to approve a change in the company's name to American Outdoor Brands Corp. Its guns will keep their famous name.

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Administration Gives Electric Car Charging Grid A Boost

Thursday, November 03, 2016

The White House announced it is establishing 48 corridors on America's highways for charging electric vehicles.

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As Scandal Cools, What Next For Volkswagen?

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

VW introduces a new SUV, the Atlas, as the company tries to turn the page from the diesel emissions scandal. The company agreed to pay $14.7 billion to settle claims by customers and regulators.

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U.S. Car Sales Slide In October

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Overall, sedan sales in the U.S. are expected to show a drop between 6 and 8 percent. Consumers are going for SUVs and trucks instead.

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Airliner Catches Fire At Chicago's O'Hare Airport; No Serious Injuries Reported

Friday, October 28, 2016

An American Airlines 767 aborted its takeoff because of what airline says was "an engine-related issue." The plane caught fire and passengers were evacuated.

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Qualcomm Spends Big Money To Get In The Car (Chip) Business

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The smartphone chipmaker has agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion. The deal allows Qualcomm to rely less on the smartphone industry. NXP makes semiconductors for cars.

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Tesla Surprise: It's A Profit

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The company posted a profit of nearly $22 million for the third quarter, the first quarterly profit since 2013. Tesla attributes the good results in part to new stores.

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Volkswagen Agrees To $14.7 Billion Settlement In Emissions Cheating Scandal

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Nearly 500,000 dirty diesel vehicles could be taken off the roads under a settlement approved by a judge in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal. VW has agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion to resolve claims from consumers and the U.S. government. Customers will be compensated under a VW buyback program, and the company will also pay to offset the pollution caused by the rigged diesel vehicles.

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Buick Up, Honda And Subaru Down, Says Consumer Reports

Monday, October 24, 2016

Consumer Reports has released its Annual Reliability Survey. Lexus and Toyota are the top two, followed by Buick. The company ranks car brands based on a survey of more than a half-million car owners.

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Breakthrough In Strike By Pennsylvania Professors

Friday, October 21, 2016

The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education reached a tentative agreement on the third day of a walkout.

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One Tiny Belgian Region Blocks International Trade Deal

Friday, October 21, 2016

Wallonia, a French-speaking Belgian region with fewer than four million residents, is holding up Europe's free trade agreement with Canada.

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Tesla Has Begun Making All Its New Cars Self-Driving

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, says once the technology is fully enabled, the cars will be able to drive with no human input. Musk says previously built Teslas can't be retrofitted with the latest features.

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