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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Google autonomous car ‘drives like your grandma,’ CA resident says

It seems Google's autonomous cars are more likely to inspire frustration in other motorists than fear of an impending robot apocalypse. One California resident says they "drive like your grandma."
Cars

Ford’s Daytona Prototype racecars head into battle with 3D-printed hardware

Ford uses 3D-printed parts on the Daytona Prototype cars racing in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship series, including an intake manifold for the cars' 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engines.
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Mitsubishi confirms summer launch for CarPlay and Android Auto (in Europe)

Mitsubishi is the latest carmaker to confirm specific plans for CarPlay and Android Auto, but there are still a lot of questions, including when the systems will launch in the U.S.
Cars

Pony-car face-off: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro vs 2016 Ford Mustang

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro and 2016 Ford Mustang are the newest versions of the two models that share the greatest rivalry in the car world. So which one will come out on top this time?
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Audi cooks up ‘e-benzin,’ a renewable, synthetic gasoline substitute

Audi's "e-benzin" is a gasoline substitute made without using any petroleum products. Along with "e-gas" and "e-diesel," it's another attempt by Audi to create a viable synthetic fuel.
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Ford’s new GT has more lines of code than a Boeing jet airliner

The new Ford GT boasts more lines of code than a Boeing 787 Dreamliner or Lockheed F-22 Raptor, a product of Ford's decision to use off-the-shelf components. At least GT drivers will be able to brag about having the most code.
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Next Jeep Wrangler may not go all-aluminum after all

The next Jeep Wrangler will feature some aluminum components, but not an all-aluminum body, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says. Jeep will still have to improve the SUV's fuel economy, though.
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Takata airbag recall now a record at nearly 34 million cars

The Takata airbag recall is now the largest automotive recall in U.S. history, with 33.8 million cars now affected. This comes after Takata finally admitted to a defect in its products, following prodding by U.S. regulators.
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Ford’s 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang sounds ready to thrash a Camaro

Do your ears a favor and sample the sweet sound a 5.2-liter naturally-aspirated, flat-plane crank V8 clearing its throat in the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang? Hopefully the car drives like it sounds.