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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Ford’s F-150 borrows some transmission tech from the Mustang

The Ford F-150 features a sport mode for its six-speed automatic transmission that was borrowed from the Mustang. It changes transmission calibration to increase responsiveness, Ford says.
Cars

The camo will finally come off BMW’s M6 GT3 in Frankfurt

BMW first teased its M6 GT3 race car last October, and it will finally see the light of day at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. The M6 will replace the Z4 as BMW's sports-car track weapon of choice.
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Ford wants to turn commuting into a game with its Smart Mobility Game Challenge

Most people probably don't think of their daily commute as much fun, but Ford wants to turn commuting into a game. Its Smart Mobility Game Challenge encourages developers to gamify transportation.
Cars

Formula E lets teams choose their own powertrains

Formula E will allow its teams to choose their own powertrains for its second season, although everything else about the series' electric cars will remain unchanged. So far eight teams are going their own way.
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Japanese companies want autonomous taxis ready in time for 2020 Olympics

Two Japanese companies hope to put autonomous taxis on Tokyo streets in time for the 2020 Olympics. The cars would likely be based on existing production models from a third-party manufacturer.
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A rock crawling Bentley? Watch the Bentayga prove its off-road chops on the trail

The Bentley Bentayga proves it really can go off road in a short teaser video released by Bentley. Whether any customers will actually exercise these off-road abilities remains open to debate.
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Lamborghini may unveil new model at Pebble Beach

Lamborghini appears to be planning to unveil a new model at the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, but reports differ on what it will be. Could it be an Aventador SV roadster, or something wilder?
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OnStar hack can remotely unlock cars and start engines, GM claims to have a fix

Using a homemade device, a researcher claims to able to take control of certain car functions using General Motors' OnStar RemoteLink app. GM says it already has a solution to the problem, though.