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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Cars

Volkswagen will buy back some diesel cars, modify others

After over six months, Volkswagen has reached a preliminary settlement with the U.S. government on how it will deal with nearly 600,000 diesel cars equipped with emissions-cheating software.
Cars

Three’s company: Electric and Plug-In Hybrid models will join Honda’s Clarity Fuel Cell

The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell will be joined by Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-In Hybrid variants next year, giving the model three green powertrains and allowing Honda to spread out development costs.
Cars

Honda’s Accord Hybrid is back with better gas mileage, more tech

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid returns after a one-year hiatus with increased fuel economy, revised styling, and more tech. It will be more widely available than the previous model too.
Cars

Mitsubishi overstated fuel economy on 620,000 cars in Japan

Mitsubishi admitted to overstating fuel economy on 620,000 cars sold in Japan over the past three years, including 468,000 supplied to Nissan. The company likely faces hefty fines for its actions.
Cars

Early Tesla Model X builds reveal quality issues

Early examples of the Tesla Model X are suffering from quality issues, reports say. One owner claims everything from the doors to the dashboard touchscreen on his brand new $138,000 SUV malfunctioned.
Cars

Tesla semi-autonomous system now available for free trial period

Owners can now test out Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving tech in a one month free trial. All Tesla cars built since late 2014 have the system's hardware, but owners will have to pay to activate the features.
Cars

Hyundai and Cisco to collaborate on connected car tech

Hyundai and Cisco will collaborate to develop more advanced connected car tech. Hyundai believes connectivity will only grow in importance in the coming years, as cars become "computers on wheels."
Apple

Rumors suggest the Apple Car won’t be born in America

The Apple Car may be undergoing development at a secret lab in Berlin, according to a report out of Germany. That's contrary to previous hints that development work would take place in the U.S.
Cars

If it ain’t broke: Subaru’s WRX and STI continue into 2017 with minor changes

The 2017 Subaru WRX and STI carry over with minor changes, including a new reverse automatic braking system. It will probably be some time before the two performance models transition to the new Impreza platform.
Cars

Tesla Model 3 could have a HUD dashboard, a nice surprise for early depositors

The Tesla Model 3 interior shown at the recent unveiling was incomplete. Now there's speculation the final version will use a head-up display instead of traditional gauges and screens.