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Martin Winterkorn, former CEO of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen, arrives for questioning at an investigation committee of the German federal parliament in Berlin, Germany, in January 2017. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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Herbert Diess, Volkswagen's new CEO addresses, the media during a news conference at the company's plant in Wolfsburg, Germany, April 13. As the company turns the page from its diesel emissions cheating scandal, it says its future is electric. Fabian Bimmer/Reuters hide caption

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Ads for tech companies like Apple and Netflix dominate billboards on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Linda Wang/NPR hide caption

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On LA's Sunset Strip, A New Golden Age Of Billboards

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A Cadillac salesmen talks with a potential customer at a shopping mall in Beijing in 2011. This week, China announced moves that could pave the way for new sales for some foreign automakers. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Says It Will Follow Through With Promises To Open Up Its Auto Market

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President Trump has continually called out China for its high tariffs and barriers to entry. But China isn't alone in zealously protecting its domestic auto market. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A 2018 Ford Expedition goes through the assembly line at a Ford plant Oct. 27, in Louisville, Ky. Higher-profit SUVs and trucks are making up a larger share of auto sales, boosting the industry's fortunes. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Chevrolet Camaros are lined up at General Motors' Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant in Michigan in 2015. Automakers in the U.S. say if costs go up as a result of a renegotiated NAFTA, they would be less competitive. Rebecca Cook/Reuters hide caption

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Toyota Announces Makeover Of Its Flagship Car

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