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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Volkswagen reportedly on track to finalize diesel settlement

Volkswagen, federal regulators, and attorneys representing VW owners are making "substantial progress" in finalizing a diesel settlement, according to the Federal judge overseeing the case.
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‘Fifth Gear’ becomes a fifth wheel, will not be renewed

'Fifth Gear' will not be renewed for another season, host Tiff Needell confirmed via Twitter. The show sprang from a brief cancellation of 'Top Gear' in 2001, and has largely stayed in the more popular BBC show's shadow.
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Looking for a truck? Here are 10 of the best

Pickup trucks have evolved to meet the demands of a shifting marketplace. They now have to compete with cars and crossovers, as well as other trucks. Here are 10 of our current favorites, from the likes of Ford, Chevrolet, and Toyota.
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Want more gear? Check out the trailer for ‘Top Gear’ spinoff ‘Extra Gear’

'Top Gear' is getting a spinoff called 'Extra Gear' that premieres alongside the relaunched car show. 'Extra Gear' will include behind-the-scenes content, and will be hosted by Rory Reid and Chris Harris.
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Muscle cars do poorly in IIHS crash tests

IIHS crash tests of a Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, and Dodge Challenger produced mixed results. All three cars showed significant deficiencies in at least one area, and none earned top rankings.
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A modified Tesla Model S will take on the Pikes Peak Hill Climb next month

A Tesla Model S will race in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb June 26. It will be entered by Go Puck CEO Blake Fuller, who plans to make some modifications to the electric car, including a lighter battery pack.
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GM’s Maven ‘personal mobility brand’ expands to three new cities

General Motors' Maven "personal mobility brand" is adding car-sharing services in Chicago, Boston, and Washington, D.C. GM says users have already covered 1 million miles since the brand's launch.
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Forget the car reveals, AutoMobility LA will emphasize tech

AutoMobility LA will combine the Los Angeles Auto Show press days with the Connected Car Expo tech conference also held during the show. Organizers hope the focus on tech will make the show more relevant.
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Mitsubishi president to resign over fuel economy scandal, report says

In the wake of the Mitsubishi fuel economy scandal, company president Tetsuro Aikawa will resign, according to one report. He'll be replaced temporarily by Mitsubishi CEO Osamu Masuko.
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Acura’s self-driving RLX prototype gets a major upgrade

A second-generation Acura RLX self-driving car prototype is set to begin testing at California's GoMentum Station. Acura parent Honda says the car is completely reworked, with new sensors and software.