Sonari Glinton Sonari Glinton is a NPR Business Desk reporter based at our NPR West bureau.

The Buick Envision, built in China, was on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It will soon go on sale in the U.S. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Growing Investments, China's Influence In Autos Is Expanding

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For Self-Driving Car Tech, Companies Won't Go Zero To 100 Too Fast

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Truck Sale Profits Help Automakers Develop Future Technologies

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Volkswagen CEO: 'We Didn't Lie' About Emissions

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Obama To Highlight Auto Industry Success In State Of The Union

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Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller speaks to the media Sunday in Detroit, apologizing for the scandal that has plunged the German auto giant into crisis. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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'We Didn't Lie,' Volkswagen CEO Says Of Emissions Scandal

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Car Companies Show Off New Tech At Detroit Auto Show

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We Have Let Down Customers, VW CEO Interviewed At Detroit Auto Show

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Despite Hybrid Losses, Car Companies Invest In Tech

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Ford CEO Mark Fields shows off the new Velodyne Puck sensor at a press conference Tuesday in Las Vegas, ahead of the CES 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. Veoldyne Lidar devices help autonomous cars scan the road ahead and plot a safe course. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Automakers Mark Moves Into Tech With Expanded Presence At CES

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Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against Volkswagen Over Emissions Software

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

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Auto Industry Poised To Wrap Up A Blockbuster Year

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Surge In Online Holiday Shopping Puts Pressure On Retailers

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