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.

Smile! GM may use cameras to combat distracted driving

What would you do if your car started staring at you? A new report claims General Motors is working on a camera-based system that watches for signs of distracted driving by watching facial movements.

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Resurrected! GM announces plans to restore three Corvette museum sinkhole cars

Back in February, a sinkhole under the National Corvette Museum claimed eight historically-sgnificant cars. General Motors announced plans to restore three; the rest may be too far gone.

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It may be less powerful than a Hellcat, but Dodge’s 2015 Viper is still venomous

Dodge's SRT Hellcat muscle cars may be getting the most attention at the moment, but the (formerly SRT) Viper is still the wildest animal in the showroom. It gets a handful of updates for 2015.

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Mercedes-Benz’s apocalyptic, 12-cylinder G65 AMG will arrive Stateside in 2016

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG may seem like all the high-performance SUV anyone would ever need, but the V12 G65 AMG has been kicking around in other markets since 2012 and will arrive in the U.S. in 2016.

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Will ditching drive-by-wire steering make the Infiniti Q50S truly sporty?

The Infiniti Q50S is supposed to be a driver-focused sport sedan, but drivers aren't happy with its Direct Adaptive Steering system. So Infiniti will replace it with a lower-tech hydraulic setup from the G37.

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SCG 003 supercar could get a twin-turbo V12 to match its bona fide racing pedigree

James Glickenhaus' SCG 003 supercar could get two very interesting engines. Racing versions will reportedly use a Honda-based twin-turbocharged V6, while road cars will get a twin-turbo V12.

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Is it Christmas already? 2015 Ford Mustang production begins in Michigan

After a December 2013 unveiling and countless other media previews, production of the 2015 Ford Mustang is finally underway in Michigan. The wait has probably been brutal for those who have already reserved cars.

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For real this time? Ford Focus RS could pack 350-HP EcoBoost engine and AWD

U.S. sales of Ford's legendary Focus RS have been whispered about for some time, and the rumors just keep getting better. The next RS may pack a 350 hp EcoBoost engine and all-wheel drive.

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NHTSA says ‘V2V’ technology could prevent 500,000 crashes per year

In the near future, your car may not be able to drive itself, but it might be able to talk. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is encouraging the adoption of vehicle-to-vehicle communication.

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Mercedes’ semi-sporty C450 AMG rumored for Detroit Auto Show debut

The Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG will be the first in a new line of midlevel performance cars from Mercedes' in-house tuner. That's cool, but where's the real AMG C-Class everyone is waiting for?

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