Stephen Edelstein

Stephen Edelstein

Stephen Edelstein graduated from Clark University in 2011 with an M.A. in American History. He was the Editor in Chief of Clark's student newspaper, The Scarlet. Stephen enjoys all things historical, science-fictional, and transportation-related.
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Forget the car reveals, AutoMobility LA will emphasize tech

AutoMobility LA will combine the Los Angeles Auto Show press days with the Connected Car Expo tech conference also held during the show. Organizers hope the focus on tech will make the show more relevant.
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Mitsubishi president to resign over fuel economy scandal, report says

In the wake of the Mitsubishi fuel economy scandal, company president Tetsuro Aikawa will resign, according to one report. He'll be replaced temporarily by Mitsubishi CEO Osamu Masuko.
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Acura’s self-driving RLX prototype gets a major upgrade

A second-generation Acura RLX self-driving car prototype is set to begin testing at California's GoMentum Station. Acura parent Honda says the car is completely reworked, with new sensors and software.
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Second time lucky? China’s GAC Group will return to the Detroit Auto Show in 2017

Chinese carmaker GAC Group will appear at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. The company showed its Trumpchi GS4 crossover there in 2015, but there's no indication of what it has planned for next year.
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A Tesla Model S crashed, and the driver is blaming Autopilot

A Tesla Model S driver claims Tesla's Autopilot system malfunctioned, failing to prevent her from rear-ending another car. Tesla disputes that, claiming the driver deactivated the system by tapping the brakes.
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Mercedes-Benz could sell its pickup truck in the US, but would anyone buy it?

Mercedes-Benz hasn't completely ruled out selling its upcoming pickup truck in the U.S. The company's USA CEO says a final decision hasn't been made, and there is no set timeline to make it.
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Some Tesla owners already have the 75-kilowatt-hour Model S

Tesla will soon officially add a 75kWh battery pack option for the Model S, but some cars already have it. Owners will have to pay to unlock the extra capacity via a software update, though.