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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Audi’s traffic-light information system counts down to green lights

This fall, Audi will launch a system that tells drivers when traffic lights are about to change. But it will only work in select cities that are equipped with networked traffic lights.
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Honda’s hatchback 2017 Civic keeps its concept look, gives a peek at the Type-R

The 2017 Honda Civic hatchback goes on sale in the U.S. this fall, virtually unchanged from the sleek Civic hatchback concept car that debuted at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show earlier this year.
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The sequel to Porsche’s Mission E electric car could be an SUV

The Porsche Mission E electric car is on track to start production by 2020, but where will Porsche go from there? It may build an electric SUV, which could be previewed by a concept car in 2018.
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Porsche offers less powerful, less expensive versions of its 718 Boxster and Cayman in China

Porsche plans to release 250-horsepower versions of the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman in China, beneath the 300-hp base models sold elsewhere. It hopes to sell the new models for a lower price.
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An anthropologist will help Nissan design self-driving cars

Nissan has anthropologist working at its Silicon Valley research center to help self-driving cars act more like conscientious human drivers. That includes teaching them what to do at intersections.
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Watch the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor give its Fox Racing Shox a workout

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor features enlarged Fox Racing Shox for better performance off road, and a smoother ride on road. The new shocks help increase suspension travel, and are better at absorbing bumps.
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This Audi suspension system uses bumpy roads to generate electricity

Audi is testing a prototype energy-recovering system called "eROT" that uses the motion of the suspension to generate electricity. That electricity can then be used to power accessories.