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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Name game: Infiniti’s new compacts will both be called QX30

Infiniti unveiled the Q30 and QX30 compacts as distinct models, but now they're being merged into one model line. Both versions will wear QX30 badging when they go on sale next year.
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Audi Q2 crossover confirmed for 2016 debut

The previously-rumored Audi Q2 small crossover will debut next year, along with a redesigned version of the larger Q5. They'll likely be followed by even more new crossovers from Audi.
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Take a peek inside Tesla’s massive ‘Gigafactory’

Tesla's incomplete "Gigafactory" is off limits to outsiders, or so it seemed. One photographer managed to get on site, and posted some pictures of the massive factory on Instagram.
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Aston Martin wants to trademark the name 'Aeroblade,' but why?

Aston Martin wants to trademark the name "Aeroblade," possibly for a component rather than an entire car. The name sounds pretty cool, but what plans could Aston have for it specifically?
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BMW will build its M4 GTS at the rate of just five units per day

It may be based on a volume production model, but the BMW M4 GTS is anything but common. It will be built at a facility that makes race cars, at the rate of just five units per day.
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Bentley compares Continentals old and new

Today's Continental GT is the backbone of Bentley's lineup, and it also has a proud history. The big bruiser can trace its roots back to the 1952 R-type Continental, one of the fastest sedans of its day.
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Sabine Schmitz, Chris Harris may join Chris Evans on new Top Gear

Top Gear host Chris Evans may be joined by Sabine Schmitz and Chris Harris, two people already familiar to car fans. Ex-Formula One driver David Coulthard is also slated to appear on the show, a new report says.
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Volkswagen kills 'Das Auto' slogan in response to diesel scandal

Volkswagen will no longer use the "Das Auto" slogan that has appeared in company advertising since 2007. Executives reportedly feel it conveys the wrong tone in the wake of the diesel scandal.
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Nissan kills its radical GT-R LM NISMO hybrid racer

The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO hybrid is dead after just one season of racing. The radical GT-R LM attracted lots of attention with its front-wheel drive configuration, but never lived up to expectations.
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Toyota to debut map-generating system for autonomous cars at CES 1:09

Toyota will unveil a new system that generates maps for self-driving cars at CES next month. It relies on data gathered from the built-in cameras and GPS units of cars that are already on the road.
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Top Gear’s ‘Reasonably Priced Car’ heads for auction

Even if you're not a star, you might be able to get behind the wheel of Top Gear's "Reasonably Priced Car." The Vauxhall Astra used in the last few seasons is being auctioned off for charity in the U.K.
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Fiat may really build a 500X Abarth, but will anyone buy it?

The previously rumored Fiat 500X Abarth may soon become a reality. Fiat wants to expand the Abarth brand by adding new models, and a 500X Abarth is reportedly high on the list of candidates?