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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Here’s why Tesla Autopilot users still need to keep their hands on the wheel

The Tesla Autopilot system has only been available for about a week, but owners are already posting videos of it malfunctioning. When not used in ideal conditions, Autopilot can apparently react unpredictably.
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Volvo teases ‘time machine’ concept for 2015 LA Auto Show

Volvo will unveil a "time machine" concept at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show next month, but not the kind with gullwing doors and a flux capacitor. Instead, the concept will have time-saving features, Volvo says.
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Tesla Autopilot launch delayed in Europe and Asia

The Tesla Autopilot autonomous-driving system will launch a few weeks later than originally expected in Europe and Asia, Elon Musk says. He cited regulatory issues as the cause of the holdup.
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China is getting an Opel Astra-based Buick Verano, will the U.S. get it too?

An Opel Astra-based Buick Verano hatchback will debut soon in China, but it could also make sense in Buick's U.S. lineup as a possible replacement for the current-generation Vernao.
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Ford’s 2016 Focus and Fiesta are now available with ‘time travel’ 0:58

Ford is adding a flux capacitor as a fake option on the 2016 Focus and Fiesta between October 21 and 26, in celebration of Back to the Future Day. Time travel will cost a mere $1.21 million.
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Nissan tries car sharing with tiny electric vehicles

Nissan and Scoot Networks are bringing 10 Renault Twizy-based electric vehicles to the streets of San Francisco, expanding Scoot Networks' fleet of electric scooters and adding a new vehicle-sharing option.
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See the Ferrari F12tdf’s rear-wheel steering system in action 1:14

Among its many standout features, the Ferrari F12tdf boasts a rear-wheel steering system that Ferrari says increases agility and high-speed stability. Here's a brief explanation of how it works.
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Volvo’s CMA platform will help further streamline vehicle development

Volvo will launch its new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform in 2017. It will join the existing Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform as Volvo looks to consolidate components.
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Movimento and Mitsubishi Electric collaborate to bring OTA tech to more cars

A Movimento over-the-air software update platform will be used in future in-vehicle infotainment systems from Mitsubishi Electric. The two companies hope to proliferate the use of this tech in cars.
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GMC’s 2016 Sierra Denali is a truck that wishes it was a luxury car

The GMC Sierra Denali gets a major refresh for 2016, with new styling and more tech.