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

Jeep stands its ground, says polarizing Cherokee styling won’t change

The Jeep Cherokee will retain its current controversial styling through a refresh scheduled for next year. While it's drawn the ire of Jeep traditionalists, the Cherokee has been a sales success.
Cars

Ultra-light Lamborghini Sesto Elemento is yours for $3 million

A Lamborghini Sesto Elemento with just 12 miles on the odometer is for sale at an asking price of around $3 million. It's an ultralight supercar that can't be driven on public roads. Any takers?
Cars

Aston Martin shows interest in Formula One

Aston Martin will use Mercedes-Benz engines in its upcoming sports cars, and apparently it's thinking about extending that partnership to Formula One racing, a sport it's never really excelled at.
Cars

The future ‘doesn’t look bright’ for manual transmissions, says head of BMW M

BMW M boss Frank van Meel says the future "doesn't look bright" for manual transmissions, owing to the increasing capabilities of automated gearboxes. Manuals still have a loyal following among car fans.
Cars

Volkswagen boss hints at new tech that will increase the range of electric cars

Volkswagen could go a long way toward curing range anxiety with new battery technology that allows electric cars to travel 186 miles on a charge, if the new tech lives up to the hype.
Cars

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid runs out of charge

The Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid has been out of production since January, and won't return for 2016. The model was always a small part of Pathfinder sales, and couldn't muster impressive fuel economy.
Cars

Chevy’s new tech lets your phone chill out

The Active Phone Cooler connects to a car's ventilation and air conditioning to reduce the chance of phones overheating when car interior temperatures rise. Chevy plans to offer it on certain 2016 models.
Apple

Hyundai Blue Link app now available for Apple Watch

Apple Watch users can now control their Hyundais remotely. The Hyundai Blue Link smartwatch app unveiled earlier this year at CES is now available on the Apple device, with the same features as before.
Cars

Volkswagen tests renewable diesel fuels, and the results look promising

Volkswagen recently completed a two-year test of renewable diesel fuels in production cars on real-world roads. Engineers say the fuels performed the same as crude-based diesel, but with lower emissions.
Cars

Land Rover R&D chief hates self-driving cars, says people aren’t ‘cargo’

Land Rover recently demonstrated a remote-controlled Range Rover, but it won't build fully autonomous vehicles, its R&D chief says. He claims autonomous systems should aid drivers, not displace them.