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.

Rumors suggest the Apple Car won’t be born in America

The Apple Car may be undergoing development at a secret lab in Berlin, according to a report out of Germany. That's contrary to previous hints that development work would take place in the U.S.

If it ain’t broke: Subaru’s WRX and STI continue into 2017 with minor changes

The 2017 Subaru WRX and STI carry over with minor changes, including a new reverse automatic braking system. It will probably be some time before the two performance models transition to the new Impreza platform.

Tesla Model 3 could have a HUD dashboard, a nice surprise for early depositors

The Tesla Model 3 interior shown at the recent unveiling was incomplete. Now there's speculation the final version will use a head-up display instead of traditional gauges and screens.

VW has a new US CEO, but still no plan for its offending diesels

Volkswagen named Hinrich Woebcken, its current North American brand boss, as its new U.S. CEO as part of a restructuring. He replaces Michael Horn, who stepped down from the post last month.

BMW recalls its 7 Series flagship to replace faulty airbag controllers

The 2016 BMW 7 Series is the subject of a recall and stop-sale order due to an issue with its airbag control module. A manufacturing defect means the module could short circuit, rendering the airbags inoperative.

UK plans to spend $212 million on connected highway tests

Connected highway tech that allows infrastructure and vehicles to communicate will be tested on designated stretches of U.K. roads. It will relay information about crashes and other hazards.

Koenigsegg will try again for a Nürburgring lap record

Koenigsegg will return to the Nürburgring after temporary speed limits quashed its first attempt last year. A record won't be attempted immediately, though, as Koenigsegg still needs to find a car and driver.

Toyota backs expanded connected-car tech test in Michigan

Toyota will back expanded testing of vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) tech in Ann Arbor, Michigan. V2V allows cars to "talk" to each other and infrastructure, and is viewed as a potential safety feature.

Ford talks user interface, autonomous cars, life in Silicon Valley

Ford User Interface Supervisor Jennifer Brace works to make you and your next car get along better. Read what she has to say about in-car tech, and working for Ford in Silicon Valley.

VW’s next bit of diesel damage control may be to cut executive bonuses

Volkswagen may cut executive bonuses as pressure from the ongoing diesel scandal continues. Elements of the company's management believe bonuses are excessive given the cost of the scandal.

How Ford plans to take its Michigan headquarters into the future

Ford is set to undertake a 10-year renovation of its world headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. It plans to upgrade older buildings with modern energy-saving features, and test things like self-driving cars onsite.