Sonari Glinton

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To Attract Millennials, Automakers Look To Smartphones

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Part of a series of stories produced in collaboration with Youth Radio on the changing car culture in America.

In an effort to attract young people to cars, automakers have set up shop in Silicon Valley and are looking to the digital world as a way ...

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The Changing Story Of Teens And Cars

Friday, August 09, 2013

When you're a teenager, there are many things you desperately want to find: friends, fun, a future, freedom. In American Graffiti, the iconic movie about teenagers set in 1962, the ki...


Jobless Rate Falls For Blacks, But It's Not Good News Yet

Saturday, August 03, 2013

The labor market continues its recovery; the economy added 162,000 jobs in July and pushed the unemployment rate to a 4.5-year low. After a string of bad news, things seem to be to turning around for African-American workers, too.

"The operative word is growth," says Bill Rodgers, an economist at ...


Ford Taking America's Best-Selling Truck All 'Natural'

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The reigning king in the truck world is the Ford F-150, and it's been that way for a couple of decades. But staying on top is getting harder.

With new, tougher fuel standards looming there is a lot of emphasis on efficiency and innovation. On Wednesday, Ford is announcing its ...


Reinvigorating A Detroit Neighborhood, Block By Block

Sunday, July 28, 2013

The debt-laden city of Detroit has been an incubator for new strategies in urban revitalization, including a downtown People Mover, casinos, urban farms, artist colonies and large scale down-sizing.

In the wake of the city's bankruptcy, many in the community are thinking small.

Just outside of downtown Detroit is a ...


U.S. Carmakers Are Riding High, But Detroit May Not Feel It

Thursday, July 25, 2013

The news out of Detroit has been grim of late, but there are some bright spots coming from one corner of the Motor City. On Thursday, General Motors posted its 14th straight profitable quarter since emerging from bankruptcy. Ford announced its 16th consecutive profitable quarter Wednesday, and Chrysler is expected ...


Pedal Power To Horsepower: Toys Point Toward Future Of Cars

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Morning Edition has reported that the Toyota Camry is the best-selling car in the U.S., and the Ford Focus is the world's best-seller.

Now it's time for a correction of sorts because it turns out the dominance of the Focus and Camry is rivaled by another ...


U.S. Automakers Are On A Roll, But Hiring Is Slow And Steady

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

There is one basic question that keeps being asked about the U.S. auto industry: Is it on the rebound?

"People ask a lot, is the auto industry back?" says Kristin Dziczek, a director at the Center for Automotive Research. "And it depends on what scale you want to look at."



Garment Industry Follows Threads Of Immigration Overhaul

Monday, May 27, 2013

In Los Angeles, the business of fashion is big. The apparel business employs as many as 45,000 workers in L.A. County, many of them immigrants.

Consequently, the garment industry is worried about the outcome of the immigration debate and watching closely to see what happens.

'You Don't Have Another Choice'



LA Bluejeans Makers Fear Their Business Will Fade Away

Friday, May 24, 2013

Los Angeles is the world leader in the most American of clothing items: bluejeans. High-end, hand-stitched, designer bluejeans that will you run well over $100 a pair.

But as the U.S. apparel industry continues to shrink, LA's bluejeans business faces a threat: a nearly 40 percent tariff, imposed by the ...