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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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.
Cars

Would you buy a Lexus pickup truck? Lexus may build one

Lexus may build a pickup truck based on the Toyota Hilux, although it's apparently not a very high priority for the carmaker right now. This truck could compete with Mercedes' upcoming pickup.
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Lamborghini's Urus SUV expected to get its own twin-turbo V8

The Lamborghini Urus SUV will get a 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 that isn't shared with any other Volkswagen Group product, officials say. A plug-in hybrid powertrain is still a possibility, too.
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Ferrari's FF will get a facelift, keeping its naturally-aspirated V12

The Ferrari FF will get a significant update soon, according to a new report. But what won't change is the car's naturally-aspirated V12, despite Ferrari's recent return to turbocharging.
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Robots, start your engines: Formula E plans race series for self-driving cars

Formula E is planning a race series for self-driving cars to augment its electric-car racing. Called "Roborace," it will debut for the 2016-2017 season with 10 teams, organizers say.
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Volkswagen submits proposal for diesel-car fix

Volkswagen submitted a proposed fix for diesel cars with "defeat device" software to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board. It won't release details to the public, though.
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Germany investigates Volkswagen for tax evasion related to CO2 understatement

Volkswagen is under investigation for tax evasion in Germany, relating to understatements of CO2 emissions the company recently admitted to. CO2 emissions determine the rate of taxation in Germany.
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The Rezvani Beast X wrings an ungodly 700 horsepower from a 2-liter four-cylinder

The Rezvani Beast X is a new, 700-horsepower version of the already-extreme Rezvani Beast sports car. Just five examples of the Ariel Atom-based Beast X will be made, at over $300,000 each.