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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Cars

Volkswagen may miss latest diesel deadline

Volkswagen may miss an April 21 deadline to propose a fix for its delinquent diesel cars, according to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. The deadline was pushed back after VW failed to make a proposal by March 24.
Cars

GM isn’t worried about all of those Tesla Model 3 pre-orders

The Tesla Model 3 may be getting a lot of attention, but General Motors doesn't think that will affect demand for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. GM isn't taking deposits for its new electric car.
Business

Tesla blames 'hubris' for sluggish Model X production

Tesla's first quarter sales were down compared to the final quarter of 2015, and the company blames itself. It says it should have been able to ramp up Model X production more quickly.
Cars

Watch a Tesla Model S race a Boeing 737 in Ludicrous mode 1:43

A Tesla Model S P90D drag races a Qantas Boeing 737-800 airliner at an Australian airport. Because if you've got a Tesla and a jet airplane, what else are you going to do with them?
Cars

Few bright spots in IIHS headlight test

The IIHS released its first ratings for car headlights, and the results weren't impressive. Only one car out of 31 models tested received the top "good" rating, and many received very low marks.
Cars

This is Roborace’s insane autonomous race car

Roborace unveiled a design for its autonomous race car, created by Tron: Legacy vehicle designer Daniel Simon. Organizers hope to launch the series sometime in the next year, as a support for Formula E.
Cars

Here’s the first trailer for the new Top Gear

Top Gear is coming back in May, and the first trailer shows plenty of cool cars, zany antics, and a little vomit. Check out the trailer to see what's in store for the first post-reboot season.
Cars

Mercedes is still open to a Maybach SUV, but wants to wait

Mercedes' Maybach division could be next to jump on the ultra-luxury SUV platform. Mercedes is open to a Maybach SUV, but doesn't feel any of its current platforms will be adequate.
Cars

Rhode Island may legalize autonomous car testing

Self-driving cars could soon be allowed to drive on Rhode Island roads, if a new bill setting rules for testing becomes law. But what seems like a coup may be viewed as too restrictive by developers.