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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Audi rules out Formula One entry

Audi says it will not enter Formula One, quashing recent speculation of a joint effort with Red Bull Racing. It looks like the carmaker's Le Mans dominance will continue a little while longer.
Cars

New details provide a clearer glimpse of Nissan’s most unusual racecar

The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO is the most unusual racecar to vie for an overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in recent years. Its technical specs paint the picture of a formidable machine, but how will it do in competition?
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Some Tesla owners pimp their rides with code

Tesla continually tweaks its Model S electric cars with over-the-air software updates, but now some owners are making their own software changes, adding functionality to these highly-connected cars.
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Renault Alpine concept could debut at Le Mans

A Renault Alpine concept car could debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans next month, previewing the production Alpine sports car Renault has promised will enter production in 2016 as a revival of the storied brand.
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Porsche to decide on 911 plug-in hybrid this year

Porsche will decide whether or not to build a 911 plug-in hybrid before the end of the year. While the company has had success with plug-in models, an electrified 911 presents special problems.
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Second Volkswagen GTI concept slated for Wörthersee debut

A Volkswagen GTI concept built by apprentices training with the car company will be unveiled at the Wörthersee festival later this week. It will share the field with a number of concepts from different VW brands.
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Sorry, cowboys: BMW won’t follow Mercedes-Benz with a pickup truck of its own

Mercedes-Benz may be bringing a pickup truck to certain markets, but rival BMW won't follow it. The Bavarian carmaker believes a pickup just wouldn't be a good fit for its brand identity.