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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Sound of silence: Aston Martin Rapide will ditch howling V12 for electric power

The Aston Martin Rapide will be available only with an electric powertrain beginning in 2018, CEO Andy Palmer said in a recent interview. The Rapide itself is likely on borrowed time.
Cars

Rise up! Watch this modded-out Jeep lift itself 9 feet and straddle smaller cars

The Verizon Hum Rider is a modified Jeep Grand Cherokee on stilts built by marketing firm Thinkmodo to promote Verizon's Hum dongle. No, buying a Hum won't give your car the ability to lift itself nine feet in the air.
Cars

BMW will go all-in on Formula E, the electic car-racing series, beginning in 2018

BMW was confirmed by the FIA as one of nine Formula E "constructors" for the 2018-2019 season. Manufacturers are showing more interest in this relatively new race series for electric cars.
Cars

Richard Hammond injured in motorcycle crash during ‘Grand Tour’ filming

Richard Hammond was injured in a motorcycle crash while filming an episode of 'The Grand Tour' in Mozambique. The TV host subsequently confirmed that he is, in his own words, "not dead."
Car Review

2017 Genesis G90 AWD 3.3T Premium Review

Speed? Bah! Hyundai’s spacious and smooth Genesis G90 is all about comfort
Cars

China’s Hybrid Kinetic targets Tesla with Italian styling, turbine range extender

The Pininfarina-designed Hybrid Kinetic H600 electric car will enter production by 2020 as the latest Tesla fighter. It will be sold in both Hybrid Kinetic's home market of China and the U.S.
Cars

Subaru's WRX STI takes on an Olympic bobsled run, and the results aren't pretty

Bobsleds can go pretty fast, and so can the Subaru WRX STI. So how fast can the Subaru WRX STI go on an Olympic bobsled track? Subaru decided to find out, and this is how it turned out.
Cars

Lotus somehow found 90 pounds to cut from its flyweight Elise

The Lotus Elise Sprint is a new version of Lotus' flyweight Elise sports car that sheds even more pounds. Ninety of them, to be exact, thanks to carbon fiber and other lightweight materials.
Cars

Watch BAC’s crazy Mono sports car get sideways on a frozen Swedish lake

The open-top, single-seat BAC Mono isn't the ideal winter car, but that didn't stop BAC from taking three of them to a frozen Swedish lake to entertain customers with some sideways action.
Cars

Nvidia joins forces with Bosch to develop a self-driving car computer

Nvidia and Bosch are partnering on a new computer for mass-produced self-driving cars. It will be based on Nvidia's Drive PX technology, with a new "super chip" called Xavier at its core.
Cars

‘Dieselgate’ continues as German prosecutors raid Audi offices, factories

Two Audi factories and other facilities were raided by German prosecutors in connection with the ongoing Volkswagen diesel scandal. The raids only focused on information related to U.S.-market diesels.
Cars

Kia's 2018 Stinger is dressed to impress, but it packs a big punch

The 2018 Stinger is Kia’s first real attempt at a performance car. The rear-wheel drive sedan generates up to 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque, and goes on sale later this year.