Sonari Glinton

Sonari Glinton appears in the following:

Rental Car Companies Face Challenges In Age Of Ride-Sharing Services

Monday, August 22, 2016

As more business travelers opt for services like Uber and Lyft, traditional car rental companies are facing new challenges. But companies are fighting back.


Ford Looks To A Fleet Of Driverless Cars

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

They'll be on the road by 2021, the company says, and will build on automation already available for help with parking and avoiding traffic. The vehicles could be used for ride sharing, Uber-style.


For Cars, The Good Old Days Are Today

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

U.S. auto industry sales were up 0.4 percent last month, the best July figures since 2005. But analysts suggest sales will plateau and companies should focus on profits, rather than volume.


Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tesla, which has roots in the tech world, is facing the challenge of becoming a successful car company amid scrutiny over its Autopilot technology.


VW Suffers Another Blow After 3 States File Suit Over Emissions Cheating

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

New York and two other states filed lawsuits against Volkswagen over the diesel engine cars the came equipped with an emission test defeat device. VW still faces a federal criminal investigation.


Forgetting Isn't Healing: Lessons From Elie Wiesel

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Calls for racial healing often focus on putting the painful past behind us. NPR's Sonari Glinton remembers the man who taught him never to forget: Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel.


How Will Emissions Scandal Affect The Future Of VW's Vehicles?

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The $15 billion price tag for Volkswagen's diesel deception won't put VW out of business but it will greatly hamper the company's position in the global marketplace.


After Deadly Crash, Safety Officials Will Examine Tesla's Autopilot Mode

Friday, July 01, 2016

The fatal crash of a Model S that was in autopilot when it collided with a truck in Florida is prompting a preliminary evaluation of the feature by the National Highway Transportation Safety Board.


Volkswagen Reaches $14.7 Billion Settlement In Emissions Cheating Scheme

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Volkswagen agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion to settle major claims in the U.S. against the company over its emissions cheating scheme.


Volkswagen Expected To Pay Billions To Settle Emissions Scandal

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

An agreement settling U.S. lawsuits against Volkswagen is expected to be filed in court on Tuesday. VW admitted last September that diesel cars had been designed to cheat air-quality tests.


VW Faces Tuesday Deadline For Diesel Emissions Settlement

Monday, June 27, 2016

Volkswagen admitted last September to intentionally cheating on emissions tests. A federal judge has set a Tuesday deadline for VW to work out a plan for making amends.


VW And Regulators Reportedly Near Emissions Scandal Deal

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Media reports say a $14 billion settlement is imminent between Volkswagen and U.S. agencies over the company's use of devices to cheat on emissions tests on its diesel engines.


Airbag Replacement Backlog Could Take Years To Ease

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Tens of millions of U.S. vehicles have Takata airbags that are subject to safety recall. Only 8.4 million airbags have been repaired, and many owners have been waiting months for replacement parts.


Vehicle Blamed For 'Star Trek' Actor's Death Was Subject Of Recall

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Anton Yelchin, who played the role of Pavel Chekov, died after he was pinned against a fence by his SUV. He might have fallen victim to a defect that prompted Jeep to send warning letters to owners.


Thousands Gather To Celebrate The Life Of 'The Greatest' Muhammad Ali

Saturday, June 11, 2016

World leaders, longtime friends, and admirers came to celebrate Muhammad Ali's life Friday in his hometown of Louisville, KY. It was an event that the icon himself approved plans for.


Mourners Gather In Louisville, Ky., For Muhammad Ali Funeral Service

Friday, June 10, 2016

The life of boxer Muhammad Ali was celebrated Friday by boxers, religious figures, journalists and former President Bill Clinton at a memorial service in his hometown of Louisville, Ky.


Memorial Service Held For Muhammad Ali In Louisville, Ky.

Friday, June 10, 2016

A memorial service for boxer Muhammad Ali was held Friday in his hometown of Louisville, Ky.


Defective Takata Air Bags Still Being Installed In New Cars

Thursday, June 02, 2016

A report from Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., says at least four automakers have continued to equip vehicles with the type of air bag responsible for deaths and injuries.


Indian Auto Maker Balances Luxury With Global Sustainability

Thursday, May 12, 2016

The luxury brand Jaguar is now owned by an Indian car company, Tata. A drive through the Los Angeles hills in a super high-end convertible provides some insights into what a country's auto industry says about its role in the world.


Why Americans Are Buying More Trucks And SUVs Than Cars

Monday, May 09, 2016

2016 is the year of the SUV and pickup truck. Each month the car sales share of the market slips a bit. Lower gas prices and changing consumer tastes are making the sedan an endangered species.