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.
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.
The 2016 BMW 7 Series is the subject of a recall and stop-sale order due to an issue with its airbag control module. A manufacturing defect means the module could short circuit, rendering the airbags inoperative.
Koenigsegg will return to the Nürburgring after temporary speed limits quashed its first attempt last year. A record won't be attempted immediately, though, as Koenigsegg still needs to find a car and driver.
Toyota will back expanded testing of vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) tech in Ann Arbor, Michigan. V2V allows cars to "talk" to each other and infrastructure, and is viewed as a potential safety feature.
Ford is set to undertake a 10-year renovation of its world headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. It plans to upgrade older buildings with modern energy-saving features, and test things like self-driving cars onsite.