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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Acura’s NSX hybrid supercar may race Stateside

The 2016 Acura NSX may soon morph into a GT3 or GTE-class race car that could appear in series in the U.S. sometime in the near future. The rules of these classes mean it will stay fairly close to stock, too.
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Leaving the nest: Cadillac will seek greater independence from GM, chief says

Cadillac may still technically be part of General Motors, but brand chief Johan de Nysschen wants to distance it as much as possible from the mothership. Will that help rebuild Cadillac's prestige?
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Can new Hyundai and Kia models end Toyota’s hybrid dominance?

Hyundai and Kia plan to launch a range of new green cars over the next four years, including dedicated hybrids aimed at the Toyota Prius, plus a second all-electric car to follow the Kia Soul EV.
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OnStar hacking issue resolved, General Motors says

The OnStar security vulnerability recently exposed by a hacker has been addressed, General Motors says, although the carmaker can't guarantee that other breaches won't occur in the future.
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Volkswagen’s Touareg Hybrid model won’t return for 2016

The Volkswagen Touareg rolls into 2016 without the hybrid model. The hybrid was previously the most expensive Touareg model, but despite its electric motor, not the most efficient.
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Icona Vulcano Titanium to debut at Pebble Beach

The Icona Vulcano Titanium is an updated version of the Chinese Icona Vulcano sports car that first appeared in 2013. It now sports a body made from titanium and carbon fiber, plus a Corvette-based V8 engine.
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Koenigsegg isn’t interested in speed records, founder says

Koenigsegg founder Christian von Koenigsegg says the company isn't interested in setting a top speed record, claiming "usable performance" is more important than presumably unusable velocity.
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Ford’s F-150 borrows some transmission tech from the Mustang

The Ford F-150 features a sport mode for its six-speed automatic transmission that was borrowed from the Mustang. It changes transmission calibration to increase responsiveness, Ford says.
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The camo will finally come off BMW’s M6 GT3 in Frankfurt

BMW first teased its M6 GT3 race car last October, and it will finally see the light of day at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. The M6 will replace the Z4 as BMW's sports-car track weapon of choice.
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Ford wants to turn commuting into a game with its Smart Mobility Game Challenge

Most people probably don't think of their daily commute as much fun, but Ford wants to turn commuting into a game. Its Smart Mobility Game Challenge encourages developers to gamify transportation.