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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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.
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Cadillac’s next new model may be a small crossover called the XT4

Cadillac will follow its 2017 XT5 with another, smaller, crossover in 2018. Possibly called XT4, this new crossover may be followed by two additional models as Cadillac looks to revamp its utility-vehicle lineup.
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Will the production version of Chevy’s Bolt EV debut at CES?

The production version of the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car could appear at CES in January. General Motors may start building the Bolt EV in late 2016, ahead of a 2017 launch.
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Audi says electric cars will comprise a quarter of its US sales by 2025

Audi says that by 2025, electric cars will account for 25 percent of its U.S. sales. That likely includes both all-electric cars and plug-in hybrids, and represents an audacious commitment by the carmaker.
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Volvo wants to take car buying virtual with Microsoft’s HoloLens

Volvo is partnering with Microsoft on multiple projects, including the use of HoloLens "mixed-reality" tech in dealerships. Customers could use it to see virtual cars before they buy, Volvo says.
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Nissan’s 2016 Juke Stinger Edition is a turbocharged bee

Nissan unveiled black-and-yellow Juke Stinger Editions at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. Both make use of Nissan's Color Studio, which allows buyers to change the color of certain body parts.
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Audi lays the groundwork for automated parking in the Boston area

Audi recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the city of Somerville, Massachusetts, to develop automated-parking infrastructure. It says this will reduce congestion and land use for parking spaces.