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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Dendrobium electric supercar coming to 2017 Geneva Motor Show

The Dendrobium is a new electric supercar from Singapore that will debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show in March. It's the creation of a company known for electric scooters and small cargo vehicles.
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Hyundai’s Genesis luxury brand launches smartphone, smartwatch apps

Hyundai's new Genesis luxury brand is launching smartphone and smartwatch apps that can do everything from remotely lock and unlock a car's doors, to help set up service appointments.
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Mini’s updated Countryman SUV gets the John Cooper Works treatment

The Mini John Cooper Works Countryman goes on sale in April with a 228-horsepower turbocharged engine, 145-mph top speed, and sport-tuned suspension. It's based on the second-gen Countryman unveiled in November 2016.
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Mazda's next Skyactiv engine may ignite gasoline without spark plugs

Mazda will introduce a production homogeneous-charge compression ignition (HCCI) engine in 2018, according to a new report. HCCI promises efficiency improvements, but has never been used in a production car.
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F1 driver shuffle: Valterri Bottas joins Mercedes, Felipe Massa returns

Valterri Bottas will replace retired Formula One champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes for the 2017 season. Bothers joins Mercedes from Williams, where he has raced for his entire four-year F1 career.
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The Nevada sun will power Tesla's gigantic 'Gigafactory'

The Tesla Gigafactory will be powered in part by a massive rooftop solar array Tesla says will be the largest of its kind in the world. Tesla hopes to use "100-percent sustainable energy" to power the factory.
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Lexus' RC F GT3 will race on two continents in 2017

The Lexus RC F GT3 will compete in two race series on opposite sides of the globe in 2017, one in Japan, the other in the U.S. This marks the first season of competition for Lexus' sporty coupe.
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Lotus ups the ante with Exige Race 380 race car, which sets new track record

The Lotus Exige Race 380 is a new racing version of the recently introduced Lotus Exige Sport 380 road car. Road-going versions of the Exige aren't available in the U.S., but this race car might eventually make it here.
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Ford’ GT supercar has a digital dashboard display for any driving condition

The Ford GT supercar uses a 10-inch digital dashboard display with five driver-programmable modes. The display is used in place of an analog gauge cluster in Ford's flagship supercar.
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Jaguar’s 2018 F-Type gets subtle styling tweaks, GoPro integration

The 2018 Jaguar F-Type sports car receives minor styling updates, new tech, and a limited edition 400 Sport model. The updates keep the F-Type fresh as it enters its sixth model year.
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Chevy's SS muscle car is not long for this world

The Chevrolet SS will go out of production at the end of the 2017 model year, because General Motors is ending car production in Australia, where it is built. The SS was never a big seller, anyway.
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VW pleads guilty in diesel scandal, will pay $4.3B in fines, 6 execs indicted

Volkswagen agreed to plead guilty and pay $4.3 billion in penalties related to its diesel-emissions cheating. The Justice Department also indicted six executives who were allegedly involved in the scandal.