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.
Autonomous cars haven't earned the trust of a majority of consumers, according to a new study. It found that 74 percent of Americans don't believe autonomous cars will be safe when they initially roll out.
General Motors agreed to pay a $1 million fine to the SEC related to the ignition switch scandal that began over two years ago. The SEC said GM did not disclose the ignition switch fault to accountants in a timely manner.
The Mini John Cooper Works Countryman goes on sale in April with a 228-horsepower turbocharged engine, 145-mph top speed, and sport-tuned suspension. It's based on the second-gen Countryman unveiled in November 2016.
Mazda will introduce a production homogeneous-charge compression ignition (HCCI) engine in 2018, according to a new report. HCCI promises efficiency improvements, but has never been used in a production car.
The Tesla Gigafactory will be powered in part by a massive rooftop solar array Tesla says will be the largest of its kind in the world. Tesla hopes to use "100-percent sustainable energy" to power the factory.