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.

Would you buy a Chinese car? Well, you’ll get your chance, as BYD heads Stateside in 2015

Would you buy a Chinese car? BYD hopes to sell cars in the United States beginning in 2015, but the company's previous attempts to break into the market failed. Will it work this time?

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Luxury fit for a couple labradores: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class wagon leaked

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class wagon isn't expected to debut until the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in March, but a leaked photo provides an early view. This utilitarian vehicle probably won't make it to the U.S.

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A roar for the ages: Chrysler celebrates five decades of Hemi V8 power

That thang got a Hemi? Chrysler's 426 "Race" Hemi has become an icon of automotive performance, flying the Mopar flag on NASCAR ovals, NHRA drags trips, and on the street. It turns 50 this year.

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Retro-inspired 2015 Porsche 911 Targa confirmed for 2014 Detroit Auto Show

The Porsche 911 Targa isn't quite a convertible, but it is pretty cool. This 1960s and '70s icon will make a comeback at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show with a new model based on the current 911.

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Mazda gears up for the Tudor United SportsCar Championship with a diesel prototype

German carmakers aren't the only ones that are interested in diesel. A Mazda6 touring car has spread the diesel gospel on the track, and now so will a full-blown prototype of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

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BMW ActiveAssist system lets self-driving cars get sideways and keep you on the road

While most autonomous automotive tech is designed to make cars more predictable and efficient, BMW ActiveAssist is designed for hairy, at-the-limit driving. It can even pull off a nice drift.

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New hi-def Garmin Dash Cam: record accidents and Russian meteors all from your car

Have you ever found yourself driving through a natural disaster without a camera to record it? How about a crash that was obviously the other person's fault? That's what the Garmin Dash Cam is for.

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Will the next Humvee be a Subaru-powered diesel hybrid?

Did you really think Subarus and hybrids were just for hippies? The TARDEC ULV prototype is one possible replacement for the military's venerable Humvee, and it's as green as it is mean.

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