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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Top Gear host Chris Harris will race for Bentley

As if he wasn't busy enough, Top Gear host Chris Harris will race a Bentley Continental GT3 in the Blancpain Endurance Series Cup this season. Maybe he's practicing to take on the Stig.
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Feds inquire about Mitsubishi fuel economy after cheating comes to light

Mitsubishi must provide fuel economy information to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) after admitting it cheated on tests in Japan. So far no cars sold in the U.S. appear to be affected.
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Volkswagen will buy back some diesel cars, modify others

After over six months, Volkswagen has reached a preliminary settlement with the U.S. government on how it will deal with nearly 600,000 diesel cars equipped with emissions-cheating software.
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Three’s company: Electric and Plug-In Hybrid models will join Honda’s Clarity Fuel Cell

The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell will be joined by Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-In Hybrid variants next year, giving the model three green powertrains and allowing Honda to spread out development costs.
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Honda’s Accord Hybrid is back with better gas mileage, more tech

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid returns after a one-year hiatus with increased fuel economy, revised styling, and more tech. It will be more widely available than the previous model too.
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Mitsubishi overstated fuel economy on 620,000 cars in Japan

Mitsubishi admitted to overstating fuel economy on 620,000 cars sold in Japan over the past three years, including 468,000 supplied to Nissan. The company likely faces hefty fines for its actions.
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Early Tesla Model X builds reveal quality issues

Early examples of the Tesla Model X are suffering from quality issues, reports say. One owner claims everything from the doors to the dashboard touchscreen on his brand new $138,000 SUV malfunctioned.
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Tesla semi-autonomous system now available for free trial period

Owners can now test out Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving tech in a one month free trial. All Tesla cars built since late 2014 have the system's hardware, but owners will have to pay to activate the features.
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Hyundai and Cisco to collaborate on connected car tech

Hyundai and Cisco will collaborate to develop more advanced connected car tech. Hyundai believes connectivity will only grow in importance in the coming years, as cars become "computers on wheels."