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Sonari Glinton

Sonari Glinton appears in the following:

In 2016, Volkswagen Aims To Repair Its Reputation After Emissions Scandal

Thursday, December 31, 2015

The scandal will cost Volkswagen billions of dollars and has severely damaged the carmaker's reputation. Can it recover in the same way that Toyota and General Motors rebounded from safety recalls?

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Auto Industry Poised To Wrap Up A Blockbuster Year

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Amid falling gas prices and easy access to credit, auto dealers sold a record number of cars and trucks in 2015. The last few weeks of the year may be one of the best times to get a deal.

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Surge In Online Holiday Shopping Puts Pressure On Retailers

Thursday, December 24, 2015

As more people do their holiday shopping online, the pressure grows for delivery companies and retailers to get Christmas packages to their destinations on time.

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On His 100th Birthday, Why Sinatra Is The Godfather Of Hip-Hop

Friday, December 11, 2015

On the eve of what would have been Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday, NPR's Sonari Glinton shares a theory he's long held: Sinatra is the godfather of hip-hop. He makes his case to NPR's Kelly McEvers.

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Hypothetical Coffee Mug Jolts Sinatra Into Action To Protect His Image

Friday, December 11, 2015

When you die, you can pass on your money to your kids. In many parts of the country, you can pass on something often more valuable — especially if you are famous — your image.

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What Gets Made In LA Is Way More Than Movies

Monday, November 30, 2015

The LA area is home to the most manufacturing jobs in the U.S., from clothes to metal parts to new aerospace tech. Companies have reinvented themselves, even as they struggle to find skilled workers.

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Smartphones Tame Black Friday Shopping Frenzy

Saturday, November 28, 2015

This week, an increasing number of consumers are going online to take advantage of Black Friday deals.

Sales for what's known as one of the biggest shopping days of the year were up 20 percent this year, and most of those online shoppers were using smartphone apps.

If you want ...

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Smartphones Take Frenzy — And Some Profit — Out Of Black Friday

Friday, November 27, 2015

In malls around the country, the holiday shopping season has officially begun. But increasingly, Black Friday is less about lines at stores, and more about online stores.

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Love It Or Hate It, Black Friday Is Here

Friday, November 27, 2015

As Black Friday 2015 gets underway across the United States, Morning Edition heads to a big box store in Los Angeles. Are shoppers finding bargains, and are they spending money?

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Women Dominate Car-Buying Decisions; Few Hold Auto Executive Jobs

Friday, November 20, 2015

When it comes to buying a set of wheels, figures show women play a leading role in 85 percent of auto purchases. Women, however, represent a very small portion of auto executives.

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Joe's Crab Shack Tests Out Ban On Tipping

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Joe's Crab Shack, a national restaurant chain, is testing a tipping ban. Employees will receive raises instead. The chain's CEO Raymond Blanchette told CNBC the tradition of tipping i...

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Auto Parts Supplier Takata Fined $70 Million For Defective Airbags

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a "remedy program" for cars with defective airbags from Takata Corporation and fined the company $70 million.

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EPA Widens Investigation Into VW Emissions Cheating Scandal

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

U.S. regulators have announced that software designed to cheat on emissions tests have been found in an additional 10,000 vehicles. A total of 7 models from Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche are involved.

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'Consumer Reports' Pulls Tesla Model S Recommendation

Friday, October 23, 2015

Tesla — the electric car company beloved by environmentalists and the auto press — has hit a rough patch. A rave review from Consumer Reports has been reversed, and now Tesla's Model ...

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Volkswagen Faces Uphill Battle In Repairing Tarnished Reputation

Friday, October 09, 2015

Volkswagen faces two enormous repair jobs: fixing its polluting diesel cars and its battered reputation. Both may be much harder to fix than anything other scandal-plagued car companies have faced.

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Volkswagen Might Fix Its Diesels, But Customer Relations Are The Harder Fix

Thursday, October 01, 2015

We take a look at what it will take for Volkswagen to get its pollution belching diesels into compliance, and the tradeoffs in terms of other emissions and fuel economy. But can it win back customers?

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Sanders Raises Nearly As Much As Clinton In 3rd Quarter

Thursday, October 01, 2015

New campaign fundraising numbers are out, and they show Bernie Sanders on pace with Hillary Clinton. For Republicans, Ben Carson was the big winner. NPR's Robert Siegel learns more from correspondent Peter Overby.

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The Shaky Future Of Diesel Fuel In America

Friday, September 25, 2015

Volkswagen's cheating on emission tests for its diesel vehicles has not only stirred a controversy; it has also raised a question: Is there life left for diesel in the U.S.?

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How A Little Lab In West Virginia Caught Volkswagen's Big Cheat

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Arvind Thiruvengadam and colleagues at WVU got excited when they won a grant in 2012 to test emissions on a few diesel cars. He figured the data might result in some papers a few people might read.

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Volkswagen Says 11 Million Cars Worldwide Have Emissions Cheating Software

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Volkswagen faces a growing scandal over how it used software to dodge clean air rules for diesel vehicles. The Justice Department opened a criminal probe and financial penalties are sure to follow.

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