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.

Grey market cars: Everything you need to know to avoid seeing your ride get crushed

Thanks to strict safety and emissions standards, not every new car is sold in the United States. That doesn't stop car enthusiasts from importing the best of the rest of the world... or at least trying to.

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Try not to wince as a Land Rover Defender gets crushed by U.S. Customs

This waste of a perfectly good Land Rover shows that the government takes illegal vehicle imports very seriously. Many desirable models aren't sold in the U.S., and getting them here can be difficult.

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Lack of funds causes permanent pit stop for New Jersey’s Formula One race

Fans looking forward to watching the world's most prestigious form of motorsport in the state made famous by The Situation and Chris Christie will have to keep dreaming, F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says.

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Second time is not the charm as delays continue to plague Detroit Electric SP:01

Detroit Electric was supposed to put the Lotus Elise-based SP:01 electric sports car into production this month, but the revived EV maker still hasn't found a place to build it.

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In fake commercial, Mercedes goes back in time to kill Hitler

Mercedes-Benz is not amused by a fake commercial produced by German film students, but the ad for Collision Prevention Assist automatic braking tech is going viral.

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Saab story: NEVS pushes back plans for Saab 9-3 EV, moves production to China

National Electric Vehicle Sweden is scaling back its plans to revive Saab. The consortium of Chinese and Japanese investors is pushing back the launch date of its electric 9-3 and moving production to China.

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Not so fast Tesla, NHTSA clarifies Model S crash test results

The Tesla Model S aced the NHTSA's battery of crash tests, but the government agency is taking issue with the carmaker's claim that the Model S received a combined score of 5.4 out of 5.

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Ferrari rumored to follow up LaFerrari hypercar with … more hybrids!

Missed out on the $1 million LaFerrari? Not to worry: Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo says Maranello will build more hybrids, although they'll probably be less exotic (and cheaper) than the flagship hypercar.

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Range Rover and Range Rover Sport diesel hybrids to address EV range anxiety one mile at a time – literally

Land Rover is finally releasing details on its Range Rover and Range Rover Sport hybrids and, to prove that they're worthy of the LR badge, it's sending them on a 10,000 mile trek from England to India.

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Frankfurt 2013: Forget about fun, BMW’s Concept X5 eDrive plug-in focuses on fuel-economy

From the i3 electric city car to the i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, BMW is hedging its bets on green technology. With the X5 eDrive, it hopes to balance fuel economy with practicality.

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Video: 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo stays slippery at speed with moving active aerodynamics system

The 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo has many tech tricks up its sleeve, including an active aerodynamics package with adjustable front and rear spoilers that enhance handling and traction. So how does it all work?

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New Toyota Supra could ditch turbos and stick shift for batteries and carbon fiber

The Supra harkens back to a time when Toyota built exciting cars. Times change, though and, according to a new report, so will the Supra. An all-new version could sport a carbon fiber body and a hybrid powertrain. That's not a bad thing.

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