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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Porsche offers less powerful, less expensive versions of its 718 Boxster and Cayman in China

Porsche plans to release 250-horsepower versions of the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman in China, beneath the 300-hp base models sold elsewhere. It hopes to sell the new models for a lower price.
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An anthropologist will help Nissan design self-driving cars

Nissan has anthropologist working at its Silicon Valley research center to help self-driving cars act more like conscientious human drivers. That includes teaching them what to do at intersections.
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Watch the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor give its Fox Racing Shox a workout

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor features enlarged Fox Racing Shox for better performance off road, and a smoother ride on road. The new shocks help increase suspension travel, and are better at absorbing bumps.
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This Audi suspension system uses bumpy roads to generate electricity

Audi is testing a prototype energy-recovering system called "eROT" that uses the motion of the suspension to generate electricity. That electricity can then be used to power accessories.
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Cruise Automation brings its self-driving Chevy Bolt EVs to Arizona

Cruise Automation is now testing autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars in two locations: San Francisco, and Scottsdale, Arizona. The GM-owned company hasn't said how it will apply its technology to production cars.
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Watch Atieva’s 900-hp electric van smoke a BMW i8 and Dodge Viper

After beating a Ferrari California T and Tesla Model S, Atieva's electric van is back. This time it's taking on a BMW i8 and Dodge Viper. The van is a development mule for Atieva's first production electric car.
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Man claims Tesla Model X saved his life by driving to hospital on Autopilot

A Tesla Model X on Autopilot helped get a man suffering from a pulmonary embolism to the emergency room. The driver believed it was faster than pulling over and calling an ambulance.
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Nissan unveils a van powered by its new solid-oxide fuel cells

Nissan unveiled a prototype vehicle using its new ethanol-based fuel cells in Brazil. It uses hydrogen generated form ethanol stored onboard, which Nissan claims is a more practical alternative to conventional fuel cells.
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'Heavy duty' doesn't have to mean 'low tech' in the 2017 Ford Super Duty

The 2017 Ford Super Duty embraces tech like never before, but does that make it a better truck?
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EPA approves sales of 2017 BMW diesels after a delay for more testing

The EPA says BMW can sell its 2017 diesel models in the U.S. The agency delayed certification for the diesel Bimmers so that it could conduct more thorough testing in the wake of the VW diesel scandal.