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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Ariel has used Honda engines for 16 years, and sees no reason to stop

The admirably minimal Ariel Atom and Nomad will continue to use Honda engines. British boutique firm Ariel and Japanese giant Honda have partnered for 16 years, and see no reason to stop now.
Cars

Will the Apple car be priced at a Tesla-rivaling $75k?

The Apple car could cost $75,000 and begin deliveries in 2021, a financial analyst who follows the company closely says. Will that make Apple's "Project Titan" a rival for the Tesla Model S?
Business

Ford’s new Smart Mobility subsidiary was created to expand the carmaker’s reach

Ford created a new subsidiary specifically for mobility services. Ford Smart Mobility will continue the Dearborn car company's work in this area, and will operate "like a startup," Ford says.
Cars

Autonomous car startup Cruise is General Motors’ latest tech acquisition

In a deal reportedly worth around $1 billion, General Motors will buy San Francisco-based autonomous car startup Cruise Automation and add it to a recently created autonomous research unit.
Cars

Rumored Acura NSX Type R could go rear-wheel drive

A rumored Acura NSX Type R could ditch some hybrid powertrain components to save weight, and enable a livelier rear-wheel drive setup. That sounds pretty appealing to us, but will Acura build it?
Cars

Electric-car race series featuring the Tesla Model S coming in 2017

The Tesla Model S has racked up many achievements, but race wins aren't among them. But now the electric car will be featured in a new race series set to launch in 2017. This should be interesting.
Cars

VW Group of America CEO Michael Horn steps down

The Volkswagen diesel scandal has claimed another executive. Michael Horn will step down as CEO of VW Group of America effective immediately. VW hasn't named a permanent replacement.
Cars

Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart may get a stay of execution

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is looking for a partner to continue manufacturing the Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart sedans. The company previously said it would kill both slow-selling models.
Cars

VW may cut jobs in response to ‘Dieselgate’ fines

Volkswagen says it may cut jobs to deal with what it anticipates will be severe penalties related to its diesel-emissions cheating. Job cuts largely depend on potential U.S. fines, the company's labor leader said.
Cars

Faraday Future gets first U.S. patent

Faraday Future got its first U.S. patent for a power inverter that will be used in electric cars. The company says it's applied for 100 patents, but is still short on details about its upcoming production model.