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.
The Ford Mustang GT4 replaces the Shelby GT350R-C as Ford's frontline Mustang race car. Unveiled at the 2016 SEMA show in Las Vegas, it was designed for a category of race car that's proving popular in the U.S. and Europe.
Police cars from Ford, Chevrolet, and Dodge were pitted against each other in an annual test conducted by the Michigan State Police. Ford came out ahead in most tests, but also brought the slowest car.
Ford is developing more driver-assist tech, including a rear cross-traffic alert system, and a system that can autonomously park cars. The Blue Oval's ultimate goal is to build cars that are fully autonomous.
A Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid recently set a land speed record for production-based hybrid vehicles at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats, hitting over 150 mph on the salt. It's a modified version of the car Hyundai plans to put on sale soon.
Kia debuted four concept cars at SEMA 2016. All are based on regular production models, but feature (hypothetical) autonomous-driving capabilities to show how the technology could influence car design.