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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BMW’s convertible i8 Spyder may return for CES 2016

BMW showed an i8 Spyder concept way back in 2012, but never put it into production. But the company may unveil a second i8 Spyder concept at CES in January. Will this one make it to showrooms?
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Hyundai Ioniq confirmed with hybrid, plug-in hybrid, electric options

The Hyundai Ioniq will target the Toyota Prius and other green cars when it appears next year. That's because it will get hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric powertrain options.
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German tuner wants to stuff an 800-hp V8 in a BMW i8

German tuner Gabura Racing Technologies plans to install an 800-horsepower V8 in a BMW i8. The twin-turbo V8 comes from a BMW M6, and was upgraded by another German tuning company, Alpina.
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Volvo's S90 could get a lot sportier with Polestar plug-in hybrid model

Volvo could build an S90 Polestar as it looks to expand the performance brand's reach. That model could feature a plug-in hybrid powertrain, something previously discussed by Volvo for Polestar.
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Porsche's all-electric Mission E will go into production

The Porsche Mission E electric car concept will go into production at the end of the decade, Porsche says. The news comes as the German carmaker and parent Volkswagen continue to weather the 'Dieselgate' scandal.
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Ford adds Siri Eyes Free to over five million vehicles with software update

Ford is the latest carmaker to add Siri Eyes Free for iPhone users. It's releasing the Apple feature in a software update for over five million vehicles from model years 2011 through 2016.
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Would you buy a Lexus pickup truck? Lexus may build one

Lexus may build a pickup truck based on the Toyota Hilux, although it's apparently not a very high priority for the carmaker right now. This truck could compete with Mercedes' upcoming pickup.
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Lamborghini's Urus SUV expected to get its own twin-turbo V8

The Lamborghini Urus SUV will get a 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 that isn't shared with any other Volkswagen Group product, officials say. A plug-in hybrid powertrain is still a possibility, too.
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Ferrari's FF will get a facelift, keeping its naturally-aspirated V12

The Ferrari FF will get a significant update soon, according to a new report. But what won't change is the car's naturally-aspirated V12, despite Ferrari's recent return to turbocharging.
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Robots, start your engines: Formula E plans race series for self-driving cars

Formula E is planning a race series for self-driving cars to augment its electric-car racing. Called "Roborace," it will debut for the 2016-2017 season with 10 teams, organizers say.