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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Volkswagen blames 'chain of errors' for diesel scandal

Volkswagen blames the misconduct of individual employees, lack of oversight in testing processes, and tough U.S. emissions standards for its diesel cheating. It's still unclear when a U.S. recall will start.
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McLaren builds the last P1 hybrid supercar

The McLaren P1 recently rolled out of McLaren's U.K. factory. That marks the end of the first wave of hybrid supercars, which included the P1, Ferrari LaFerrari, and Porsche 918 Spyder.
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Volvo XC90 adds Apple CarPlay

The Volvo XC90 is the latest model to get Apple CarPlay. The smartphone connectivity feature is included in a software update for the XC90 released by Volvo. Owners will have to visit dealers to get it.
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BMW’s convertible i8 Spyder may return for CES 2016

BMW showed an i8 Spyder concept way back in 2012, but never put it into production. But the company may unveil a second i8 Spyder concept at CES in January. Will this one make it to showrooms?
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Hyundai Ioniq confirmed with hybrid, plug-in hybrid, electric options

The Hyundai Ioniq will target the Toyota Prius and other green cars when it appears next year. That's because it will get hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric powertrain options.
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German tuner wants to stuff an 800-hp V8 in a BMW i8

German tuner Gabura Racing Technologies plans to install an 800-horsepower V8 in a BMW i8. The twin-turbo V8 comes from a BMW M6, and was upgraded by another German tuning company, Alpina.
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Volvo's S90 could get a lot sportier with Polestar plug-in hybrid model

Volvo could build an S90 Polestar as it looks to expand the performance brand's reach. That model could feature a plug-in hybrid powertrain, something previously discussed by Volvo for Polestar.
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Porsche's all-electric Mission E will go into production

The Porsche Mission E electric car concept will go into production at the end of the decade, Porsche says. The news comes as the German carmaker and parent Volkswagen continue to weather the 'Dieselgate' scandal.
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Ford adds Siri Eyes Free to over five million vehicles with software update

Ford is the latest carmaker to add Siri Eyes Free for iPhone users. It's releasing the Apple feature in a software update for over five million vehicles from model years 2011 through 2016.