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Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis, and it was poised to become a manufacturing giant because of its unique geography. John Francis Peters for NPR & Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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What Gets Made In LA Is Way More Than Movies

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The Amazon Fulfilment Centre prepares for Black Friday this year in Hemel Hempstead, England. Black Friday has now surpassed Cyber Monday as Amazon.co.uk's busiest day. Jeff Spicer/Getty Images hide caption

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Smartphones Tame Black Friday Shopping Frenzy

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Smartphones Take Frenzy — And Some Profit — Out Of Black Friday

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Love It Or Hate It, Black Friday Is Here

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Women Dominate Car-Buying Decisions; Few Hold Auto Executive Jobs

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Auto Parts Supplier Takata Fined $70 Million For Defective Airbags

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EPA Widens Investigation Into VW Emissions Cheating Scandal

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Volkswagen Faces Uphill Battle In Repairing Tarnished Reputation

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The Shaky Future Of Diesel Fuel In America

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Diesel car engines like this one in a 2012 Volkswagen Golf are among those that include software that circumvents EPA emissions standards for certain air pollutants. Patrick Pleul/DPA/Landov hide caption

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How A Little Lab In West Virginia Caught Volkswagen's Big Cheat

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Volkswagen Says 11 Million Cars Worldwide Have Emissions Cheating Software

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California, EPA To Widen Investigation Of Diesel Emission Cheats

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

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