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.
Articles
Cars

Attack of the robot minivans: Chrysler Pacifica could be Google’s next self-driver

So long, Toyota Prius. The Chrysler Pacifica minivan could become a testbed for autonomous-car tech, as part of a new partnership between Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to develop the technology.
Cars

Thanks to an update, 2 million Chrysler cars are now compatible with Siri

Siri Eyes Free is now available to owners of nearly two million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram models through a free download from the carmaker. It's applicable to 2013-15 models with the Uconnect 8.4 system.
Cars

Good luck finding Aston’s AM-RB 001 hypercar, or affording one

The Aston Martin AM-RB 001 co-designed by Aston and Red Bull Racing will have a production run of just 99 units, priced at over $3 million each. For that money, it had better be good.
Cars

Ford’s Chevy Bolt rival may be more than a rumor after all

Ford is developing a 200-mile electric car to rival the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Tesla Model S, CEO Mark Fields confirmed during the company's quarterly earnings call. There are no details on the car yet, though.
Cars

Mitsubishi says it didn’t cheat on U.S. fuel economy tests

After an internal audit, Mitsubishi says its U.S. cars are unaffected by the fuel economy testing "irregularities" found in 620,000 small cars sold in Japan over the last few years.
Cars

Here's how Ford and Jaguar turn aluminum scraps into car parts

See how Ford and Jaguar incorporate recycled aluminum into new cars and trucks. Both the Ford F-150 and Jaguar XE are made with large amounts of recycled material to lower their environmental impact.
Cars

With Tile integration, your Jag or Land Rover can find those lost sunglasses

Jaguar Land Rover is the first carmaker to integrate Tile Bluetooth tracking with its in-car app suites. It lets owners can track tagged items from their cars' central touchscreens.
Cars

Cheat Sheet: Mitsubishi explains how it scammed fuel economy tests

Mitsubishi says it used a "high-speed coast down test" to produce the inflated fuel economy figures for cars it sold in Japan. The test measures a vehicle's air resistance, which impacts mileage.
Cars

DARPA aims to make future military vehicles lighter, cheaper, and smarter

DARPA awarded contracts to eight organizations to develop technology for future military vehicles under the GXV-T program. It hopes to make future vehicles lighter, cheaper, and smarter.
Cars

Autonomous cars get their own day at the track

California's Thunderhill Raceway is hosting a track day for self-driving cars. Companies developing relevant technology are invited to test it out on the track, something that's common practice with conventional cars.