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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With FordPass, Ford seeks to create the ‘iTunes’ of mobility services

FordPass is Ford's latest attempt to expand from simply making cars to drawing revenue from other aspects of its customers' lives. It's intended to coordinate things like parking and ride sharing.
Cars

3D maps ensure Ford’s autonomous cars won’t get snow blind

Ford is testing self-driving cars in winter weather, something it claims no other carmaker is doing. Its autonomous Fusion Hybrid prototypes use detailed 3D maps to "see" in snowy weather.
Cars

Volkswagen could buy back 115,000 diesel cars, report says

Volkswagen could buy back 115,000 diesel cars in the U.S., according to a German newspaper report. Many analysts, customers, and even some politicians are already calling for buybacks.
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Chevy's 200-mile 2017 Bolt EV will start at $37,500

As promised, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV will start at $37,500 before incentives. The price drops to the much-quoted $30,000 after a $7,500 federal electric-car tax credit is applied.
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class gets its Nevada driver's license

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is licensed to drive autonomously on Nevada highways. Several companies test self-driving prototypes in Nevada, but Mercedes says the E-Class is the first production car to get licensed.