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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Anton Yelchin's Jeep may have been recalled for rollaway risk

Anton Yelchin died when he was trapped between his car and a brick mailbox pillar. The car was a Jeep Grand Cherokee, and certain versions of that model were recently recalled for rollaway risk.
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Become a 24 Hours of Le Mans expert with this quick primer

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is arguably the most prestigious event on the racing calendar, but what’s it really all about? We’ve got the full story on this epic endurance race right here.
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Judge extends Volkswagen diesel settlement deadline

Volkswagen and U.S. regulators will get one more week to finalize the diesel settlement announced in April. U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer extended the deadline from June 21 to June 28.
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British Olympian Chris Hoy trades his bicycle for a Nissan Le Mans race car

British Olympic cyclist Chris Hoy will race at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, driving a Nissan-powered LMP2-class prototype car. He's the first Summer Olympic medalist to race at Le Mans.
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While real racers battle at Le Mans, gamers compete in Audi’s ’24 Hours of LeForza’

Audi will host the "24 Hours of LeForza," a virtual endurance race on Forza Motorsport 6 to celebrate the 24 Hours of Le Mans, where the German carmaker will compete for a 14th overall win.
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Mercedes' S550e plug-in hybrid will soon be able to charge wirelessly

Mercedes-Benz will offer wireless charging as an option on the 2017 S550e plug-in hybrid. This will likely make Mercedes the first carmaker to offer this feature as a factory option.
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This plug-in hybrid SUV is the most powerful production Volvo ever

The Volvo XC90 T8 "Twin Engine" plug-in hybrid will get a Polestar upgrade package that boosts output to 421 horsepower and 501 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful production Volvo ever.
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Why the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans is such a big deal to Ford

Ford’s all-out assault on the 24 Hours of Le Mans is the biggest story at the race this year, and it’s been five decades in the making. Here’s why this year’s Le Mans race is so important to Ford.