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.
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.
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.
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.
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.