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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Gawk at the finest rides from this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is a big motor sport party, and the cars that debut there are among the most exotic you’ll ever see. From Aston Martin to McLaren, we’ve got ‘em all right here.
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Enthusiasm for self-driving cars varies by state, says Volvo

Autonomous cars are most popular in New York and California, and least popular in Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Texas, according to a Volvo survey. People in all states believe they should still be allowed to drive, though.
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Bugatti wants the Chiron to shatter top-speed records, even the unofficial ones

The Bugatti Chiron will challenge both the old Veyron 16.4 Super Sport and the Hennessey Venom GT for the title of fastest production car in the world. Can the 1,500-horsepower wonder pull it off?
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Smart’s 2017 Fortwo Cabrio starts (just) under $20,000

The 2017 Smart Fortwo Cabrio starts at just under $20,000. It goes on sale in the U.S. this fall, about a year after its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. A redesigned electric Smart will arrive next.
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Tesla Model S tackles Pikes Peak, setting a new record in the process

A Tesla Model S driven by Go Puck founder Blake Fuller set a record for production-based electric vehicles at the 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, covering the 12.42-mile course in under 12 minutes.
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History Channel slams the brakes on ‘Top Gear USA’; show may seek new network

'Top Gear USA' will end its run on the History Channel with Tuesday night's episode. Host Rutledge Wood hinted that the American version of 'Top Gear' may be picked up by another network, though.
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Jay Leno walked away from this scary rollover crash

Jay Leno walked away from a rollover crash in the Hurst Hemi Under Glass Plymouth Barracuda stunt car. He was riding shotgun in the 2,500-hp Barracuda for a segment of his CNBC show, 'Jay Leno's Garage.'
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Lawsuit alleges Chevrolet Cruze Diesel used illegal software on emissions tests

A class-action lawsuit filed this week alleges the Chevrolet Cruze Diesel used a Volkswagen-like "defeat device" to cheat on emissions tests. General Motors denies the suit's claims.