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.
Instead of driving past discarded plastic trash, it may soon be possible to drive on it. PlasticRoad is a plastic road surface that has proven promising in testing, conjured by a Dutch construction company.
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class will bring Mercedes a step closer to self-driving cars with features like a Remote Parking Pilot and advanced safety tech that can make the car aware of dangerous situations.
With Ferrari set to be spun off, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will reportedly elevate Maserati to the top of its prestige hierarchy, which would seem to call for a reversal of recent efforts to make the brand more mainstream.
Ford is putting sensors on bicycles to gather data as part of its ongoing Info Cycle project, and hopes that data will be of use to variety of people and organizations looking to improve urban transportation.