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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Ford’s new GT has more lines of code than a Boeing jet airliner

The new Ford GT boasts more lines of code than a Boeing 787 Dreamliner or Lockheed F-22 Raptor, a product of Ford's decision to use off-the-shelf components. At least GT drivers will be able to brag about having the most code.
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Next Jeep Wrangler may not go all-aluminum after all

The next Jeep Wrangler will feature some aluminum components, but not an all-aluminum body, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says. Jeep will still have to improve the SUV's fuel economy, though.
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Takata airbag recall now a record at nearly 34 million cars

The Takata airbag recall is now the largest automotive recall in U.S. history, with 33.8 million cars now affected. This comes after Takata finally admitted to a defect in its products, following prodding by U.S. regulators.
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Ford’s 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang sounds ready to thrash a Camaro

Do your ears a favor and sample the sweet sound a 5.2-liter naturally-aspirated, flat-plane crank V8 clearing its throat in the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang? Hopefully the car drives like it sounds.
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Audi rules out Formula One entry

Audi says it will not enter Formula One, quashing recent speculation of a joint effort with Red Bull Racing. It looks like the carmaker's Le Mans dominance will continue a little while longer.
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New details provide a clearer glimpse of Nissan’s most unusual racecar

The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO is the most unusual racecar to vie for an overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in recent years. Its technical specs paint the picture of a formidable machine, but how will it do in competition?
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Some Tesla owners pimp their rides with code

Tesla continually tweaks its Model S electric cars with over-the-air software updates, but now some owners are making their own software changes, adding functionality to these highly-connected cars.
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Renault Alpine concept could debut at Le Mans

A Renault Alpine concept car could debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans next month, previewing the production Alpine sports car Renault has promised will enter production in 2016 as a revival of the storied brand.