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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VW’s next bit of diesel damage control may be to cut executive bonuses

Volkswagen may cut executive bonuses as pressure from the ongoing diesel scandal continues. Elements of the company's management believe bonuses are excessive given the cost of the scandal.
Cars

How Ford plans to take its Michigan headquarters into the future

Ford is set to undertake a 10-year renovation of its world headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. It plans to upgrade older buildings with modern energy-saving features, and test things like self-driving cars onsite.
Business

Jaguar Land Rover’s new tech subsidiary InMotion to test car sharing

Jaguar Land Rover is launching a new tech subsidiary called InMotion that will test car sharing and other related concepts and technologies. JLR says InMotion will function like a startup.
Cars

Here’s why Ford wouldn’t let Tesla use the name ‘Model E’

Ford may use the name "Model E" for a Toyota Prius-Fighting hybrid model, which would reportedly be built in Mexico beginning in 2019. The Model E could also have plug-in hybrid and all-electric variants.
Cars

Watch Ford’s autonomous Fusion Hybrid drive at night with no headlights

Ford sent an autonomous Fusion Hybrid around its Arizona test track at night without headlights. The car used lidar and detailed 3D maps to find its way in the dark, without any help from human drivers.
Cars

GM design boss Ed Welburn to retire on July 1

Ed Welburn, General Motors' current design boss, will retire July 1. He's only the sixth head of design in the company's 108-year history, and the first African American to lead an automotive design department.
Cars

Watch a 1,380-hp Nissan GT-R go 189 mph … sideways 1:26

A modified Nissan GT-R achieved 304.96 kph (189.4) with a 30-degree drift angle during a run at an airport in the United Arab Emirates, setting a Guinness World Record for fastest drift.
Cars

Volvo's self-driving cars will hit the road in China

Volvo will launch an autonomous car experiment in China, putting self-driving cars in the hands of ordinary Chinese drivers. This coincides with public tests of the technology in Volvo's home country of Sweden.
Cars

Volkswagen may miss latest diesel deadline

Volkswagen may miss an April 21 deadline to propose a fix for its delinquent diesel cars, according to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. The deadline was pushed back after VW failed to make a proposal by March 24.
Cars

GM isn’t worried about all of those Tesla Model 3 pre-orders

The Tesla Model 3 may be getting a lot of attention, but General Motors doesn't think that will affect demand for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. GM isn't taking deposits for its new electric car.