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Sonari Glinton

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Smartphones Tame Black Friday Shopping Frenzy

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Phones are becoming more shopping-friendly and more consumers are willing to wait for online deals. This year's online sales boost signals an era of mobile shopping as retailers race to keep up.

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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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California, EPA To Widen Investigation Of Diesel Emission Cheats

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

After so-called "defeat devices" were discovered in Volkswagen diesels that turn off emissions controls except when a vehicle is undergoing tests, other automakers are being scrutinized.

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From 'Brinksmanship' To 'Hope,' Here's What Might Result From U.S.-Iran Deal

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

What will the U.S.-Iran nuclear relationship look like going forward? The two nations can't escape their bitter history; the question is how to add to it.

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GM To Pay $900 Million To Settle Criminal Case Over Faulty Ignition Switches

Thursday, September 17, 2015

General Motors has agreed to pay $900 million to settle criminal charges related to an ignition switch defect, which was tied to the deaths of at least 124 people. No GM executives were charged.

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GM To Settle Criminal Case Involving Deadly Ignition Switches

Thursday, September 17, 2015

GM and federal prosecutors are expected announce a $900 million settlement in the mishandling of an ignition-switch defect. It led to more than 100 deaths and recalls of millions of GM vehicles.

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Chipotle Conducts Mass Hiring Event At Its U.S. Restaurants

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Chipotle says it's going to hire 4,000 workers this week. Thousands of applicants turned out on Wednesday for the restaurant's National Career Day. Second-round interviews begin on Saturday.

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Manufacturers Notice Uptick In Sales Of Small Pickup Trucks

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Truck sales are a key economic indicator. While Wall Street worries about China, sales of pickup trucks are through the roof. We examine what that means for the auto industry and the U.S. economy.

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