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.

OnStar hack can remotely unlock cars and start engines, GM claims to have a fix

Using a homemade device, a researcher claims to able to take control of certain car functions using General Motors' OnStar RemoteLink app. GM says it already has a solution to the problem, though.

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Good news! Ex-Top Gear hosts Clarkson, Hammond, and May to do Amazon car show

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May will make a car show for Amazon Prime, set to begin streaming next year and run for three seasons. Expect each episode to end on a bombshell.

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Hyundai allows DIY Android Auto installations from a USB drive

Hyundai is offering a do-it-yourself option for Android Auto software installation. Owners can download the software off a Hyundai website and connect it to a car using a USB drive.

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Will the A3 be the next model to get Audi’s ‘Virtual Cockpit’ display?

The Audi A3 could be the next model to get Audi's "Virtual Cockpit" display as part of an upcoming mid-cycle refresh. It would likely be the lowest-priced model to get the infotainment feature.

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Ford focuses on a different type of capability with wheelchair-accessible Explorer

BraunAbility will start converting Ford Explorers to be wheelchair accessible beginning next month. Ford says the Explorer is the first SUV to be offered with a wheelchair-accessibility option.

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Honda looks to the future with expanded Silicon Valley presence

Honda is expanding its presence in Silicon Valley with a new research and development facility. Engineers there will be involved in everything from support for app developers to "vehicle intelligence."

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GM’s proposed cloud-based storage system lets drivers take vehicle settings with them

General Motors recently patented a cloud-based storage system that allows users to transfer personalized settings for things like seating position and radio presets from vehicle to vehicle.

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Lincoln’s 2016 MKX gets high-tech Revel audio systems

The 2016 Lincoln MKX crossover features audio systems from Harman's Revel, including a 19-speaker Ultima system meant to create the impression of being in the middle of a sound stage.

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