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

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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After Diesel Scandal, VW Turns To New Leadership And Electric Cars

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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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3 Problems With Selling A Car In China

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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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German Chickens, Pickup Trucks, And De-Escalating The U.S.-China Trade War

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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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Auto Industry Healthy Enough To Withstand Next Downturn, Analysts Say

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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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Automakers Say Trump's Anti-NAFTA Push Could Upend Their Industry

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German Automakers Tested Emissions On Live Subjects

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Toyota Announces Makeover Of Its Flagship Car

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Established Automakers Announce Bold Moves In Electrification

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The URB-E electric folding bicycle is displayed Nov. 28 inside the Technology Pavilion at the 2017 LA Auto Show. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Wave Of Electric 2-Wheelers Hits U.S. City Streets

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Seeking to cut greenhouse gas emissions in California by 40 percent by 2030, state regulators have approved a plan that offers incentives for truck and bus fleets to go green. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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California's New Climate Plan Uses Incentives To Cut Vehicle Emissions

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Beyoncé performs at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 12. "Instead of me telling someone how good I look, I can just send them a picture of Beyoncé in a queen's outfit," Youth Radio's Robert Fisher says. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters hide caption

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What This Picture Of Beyoncé Tells Us About How Generation Z Connects

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