Sonari Glinton Sonari Glinton is a NPR Business Desk reporter based at our NPR West bureau.
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Boyfriends, or roommates? Decades ago, commercials like this 1997 Volkswagen Golf ad left homosexual relationships implied, in a sort of secret code. These days, gay-friendly advertisers don't feel the need to be covert. YouTube hide caption

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Advertisers Come Out Of The Closet, Openly Courting Gay Consumers

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To Get Their Cars In Films, Automakers Turn To A Movie Motor Wrangler

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Chevrolet dealerships like this one might actually benefit from General Motors' recall of millions of cars — as long as customers don't have to wait too long for their repairs. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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As Carmakers Recall Vehicles, Dealers Might Make A Profit

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Ford says it cut the weight of its concept Fusion (left) by nearly 25 percent, matching the weight of a Ford Fiesta (right). Ford hide caption

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Cars Shed Pounds In Race To Meet Fuel-Efficiency Goals

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Internal Probe Decries GM's 'Incompetence And Neglect'

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Google's Attempt To Make A Self-Driving Car: Big Idea Or Bad Idea?

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General Motors says its OnStar 4G LTE connection will allow cars to act as a mobile Internet hub. General Motors hide caption

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For Automakers, Internet-Connected Cars Are A Balancing Act

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Feds Slap GM With $35 Million Penalty For Safety Law Violations

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GM To Pay Record Fine Over Safety Recall

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Small Businesses Fight Big-Box Stores By Specializing

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Bank Of America Agrees To Refunds And Fines In Credit Card Case

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Toyota Pulls Over 6 Million Vehicles Worldwide

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