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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Mercedes’ Sprinter Extreme is what every FedEx truck wants to grow up to be

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Extreme concept debuts at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show as one of the flashiest commercial vehicles in recent memory. It's got everything, from a vibrant vinyl wrap to a dump bed.
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Top Gear full cast revealed

Top Gear's studio is going to be pretty crowded. Sabine Schmitz, Chris Harris, Eddie Jordan, and Rory Reid will join Chris Evans, Matt LeBlanc, and The Stig on the relaunched car show.
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Feds tell Google autonomous systems could qualify as drivers

The systems controlling Google's self-driving cars could be considered "drivers," the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. This is a potential step toward full legalization of autonomous cars.
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Alfa Romeo denies Giulia delay is due to crash test issues

A recent news report claimed a six-month delay in the launch of the Alfa Romeo Giulia was due to poor performance in internal crash tests, but Alfa vigorously denies this, calling the report "not accurate."
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To protect drivers, F1 wants to give cars ‘Halos’

Formula One plans to integrate the "Halo" canopy into car designs beginning with the 2017 season. The feature is meant to protect drivers in open-topped F1 cars from airborne debris.
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VW attorney says owners will get ‘generous’ compensation

Volkswagen will offer a "generous" compensation package to owners, the attorney in charge of the compensation fund says. But exactly how and when all of this will take place is still unclear.
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Will Bentley be the next VW Group brand to build an electric car?

Bentley may build an electric car, and if it does, it will have a big parts bin to rummage through. Sibling brands Porsche, Audi, and Volkswagen are already planning electric cars of their own.
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Google expands its self-driving car program to Washington state

A Google self-driving car is set to begin testing in Kirkland, Washington, a suburb of Seattle. City officials lobbied hard to get Google to put some autonomous vehicles on its streets.
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Cadillac's ELR coupe isn't long for this world

A high base price turned the stylish Cadillac ELR coupe into a sales dud, and while the related Chevy Volt just got redesigned, Cadillac's extended-range electric car doesn't have a future.
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Exclusive: See Elibriea’s supercar concept stalk the desert 0:54

The Elibriea supercar concept shows off its one-of-a-kind looks in this new video. Elibriea says it will put this car into production, but you might want to hold off on that deposit.