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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Ford’s F-150 is going hybrid, but could it go diesel too?

The Ford F-150 is slated to get a hybrid powertrain, but could it get a diesel engine as well? A new report claims Ford is testing a Land Rover diesel in its bestselling pickup truck.
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VW names attorney for diesel claims program

Volkswagen has retained an attorney to deal with customer claims related to the "dieselgate" scandal. The company still hasn't announced a plan to fix the affected diesel cars, though.
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VW reshuffles management in the wake of ‘dieselgate’

Volkswagen is cutting management positions and appointing executives to replace those that resigned in the wake of the "dieselgate" scandal. But it appears no closer to fixing diesel cars in the U.S.
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Will Audi unveil a hydrogen fuel cell SUV concept in Detroit?

Audi may follow up its e-tron quattro concept with a hydrogen fuel cell variant called the h-tron quattro. This fuel cell SUV concept could debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show next month.
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Ford's GT supercar has a windshield made with Gorilla Glass

The Ford GT supercar features a Gorilla Glass "hybrid" windshield and engine cover, meant to save weight and lower the car's center of gravity. Ford says the windshield alone is 32 percent lighter.
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Nissan's 2016 Titan gets a 5.6-liter gasoline V8 option

The 2016 Nissan Titan may have made headlines with its 5.0-liter Cummins diesel V8, but that won't be the only engine available in this new truck. Nissan will also offer a gasoline V8 option.
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Kia will test self-driving cars on Nevada's roads

Kia's autonomous Soul EV prototypes recently received their licenses from the state of Nevada. This will allow Kia to test them on the state's roads, as the firm works to put an autonomous car on sale.
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Claws out: Jaguar joins Formula E

Jaguar will enter the Formula E electric-car race series when the third series kicks off next fall. Jag hopes to use the experience to develop technologies for future electric cars.
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Lamborghini won't make a rear-wheel drive Aventador

The Lamborghini Aventador won't get a rear-wheel drive variant like the smaller Huracán. The carmaker's R&D chief says all-wheel drive is necessary to handle the Aventador's substantial power.
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Ford will add 13 new electrified vehicles by 2020

Ford says it will add 13 new electrified vehicles to its global portfolio by 2020, starting with the updated 2017 Focus Electric. The electric car will get a 100-mile range and fast-charging system.
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Volkswagen blames 'chain of errors' for diesel scandal

Volkswagen blames the misconduct of individual employees, lack of oversight in testing processes, and tough U.S. emissions standards for its diesel cheating. It's still unclear when a U.S. recall will start.