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.
Local Motors hopes its LITECAR Challenge will spur development of new ways to reduce vehicle weight, which would significantly improve fuel economy. As Colin Chapman said, "simplify, and add lightness."
The Volkswagen LogBox and Race App system joins a growing list of data-acqusition systems for drivers without racing licenses. It records acceleration, g-forces, and other figures so you can brag about them later.