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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Subaru confirms new three-row crossover for 2018

Subaru will introduce a new three-row crossover in 2018. The unnamed vehicle will be built at the carmaker's factory in Lafayette, Indiana. It will be a belated sequel to the discontinued Tribeca.
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Audi At Home car-sharing service launches in San Francisco and Miami

Audi At Home is the latest car-sharing project from Audi. It gives residents of luxury condominiums in San Francisco and Miami access to a fleet of Audi cars for short-term rentals.
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2016 Lamborghini Huracán gets cylinder deactivation, new sound system, and more

The 2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 gets minor updates, including a new cylinder deactivation system and retuned all-wheel drive. Lamborghini is also rumored to be working on a rear-wheel drive version.
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No rear window? No problem: Nissan’s GT-R LM NISMO racer has cameras instead

The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Le Mans car uses a rear-mounted camera in place of a rearview mirror, allowing drivers to see without a back window. Replacing mirrors with cameras is something carmakers may be considering.
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Put 650 hp in your car with Chevy's LT4 V8 crate engine

The Chevrolet Corvette Z06's supercharged V8 is now available as a crate engine. Chevy showed it off in a 1970 Camaro at the 2015 SEMA show. What would you use this monster engine for?
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Volvo XC90 gets mild Polestar upgrades, and more could be on the way

The Volvo XC90 will get some mild Polestar performance upgrades along the lines of the software tweaks offered for other models using the Swedish company's Drive-E engines. More substantial upgrades could come in the future.
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First McLaren 570S rolls off the assembly line in England

The McLaren 570S is now in production at McLaren's facility in Woking, England. McLaren says it already has over 1,000 orders for the new supercar, which is now the "entry-level" model in its lineup.
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Audi and VW join Porsche, stop sales of ‘cheating’ diesels

Audi and Volkswagen are reportedly following Porsche by stopping sales of diesel models recently called out by the EPA. All models use a 3.0-liter V6 the EPA says is equipped with "defeat device" software.
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Land-speed racing pickup truck? Nissan says ‘Why not?’

A land-speed record truck? Why not, say Nissan and Cummins, which collaborated on a souped up 2016 Titan XD racer called Triple Nickel. The truck was unveiled at the 2015 SEMA show in Las Vegas.
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Mazda's next-gen CX-9 crossover to debut at 2015 LA Auto Show

The next-generation Mazda CX-9 will debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. Expect it to have more expressive styling based on Mazda's "Kodo" theme, and possibly a new powertrain.
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Hands Up Don't Sell!: Porsche issues stop-sale order for Cayenne Diesel

Porsche is stopping sales of 2014 through 2016 Cayenne Diesel models. The Cayenne Diesel is one of a new batch of Volkswagen group diesels accused by the EPA of using "cheat" software.
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2016 Chevy COPO Camaro debuts at SEMA

The 2016 Chevrolet COPO Camaro is the drag-racing version of the all-new 2016 Camaro, and the latest COPO iteration since Chevy revived the name in 2012. You'll need access to a drag strip to drive one.