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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Kia unveils 4 current models reimagined as autonomous concept cars at SEMA 2016

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.
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Chrysler’s SEMA concepts include modernized muscle car, bar on wheels

Fiat Chrysler Autommobiles (FCA) unveiled six concepts at SEMA 2016, including a reconditioned 1971 Dodge Challenger, a custom Jeep, and a Ram ProMaster van turned into a bar on wheels.
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Chevy launches all-out drag strip assault at SEMA with the 2017 COPO Camaro

The 2017 Chevrolet COPO Camaro debuted at SEMA, along with a Camaro SS test car for Chevy's new Drag Race Development Program. The program will help create new performance parts for the Camaro.
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Henrik Fisker returns with the EMotion, a 400-mile EV coming in 2017

The Fisker EMotion is Henrik Fisker's promised 400-mile, 161-mph electric car. The four-door luxury sedan will get a full reveal next in 2017 with production starting sometime after its unveiling.
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Spruce up your Bimmer with a slew of new M Performance Parts from BMW

BMW will unveil new M Performance Parts at the 2016 SEMA aftermarket trade show in Las Vegas, including an adjustable suspension kit for the M3 and M4, and power-boosting add ons for the 340i and 440i.
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Ford’s 2017 F-150 Raptor will be put to the test in the Baja 1000

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will race in the 49th Baja 1000 November 16-20. That should be an appropriate test for the second-generation Raptor, an off-road performance truck Ford has been teasing for almost two years.
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With hybrids as good as these, saving gas isn't even a sacrifice

Hybrid cars are fuel efficient, and all the rage, but which one should you buy? We’ve broken through the noise to let you know the best hybrid, and a few interesting alternatives.
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Faraday Future’s mysterious electric car takes to the track in teaser video

Faraday Future will unveil its first production electric car at CES 2017. It released a short teaser video of the car on a test track, but without offering any substantial details about it.
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Mercedes-Benz confirms plans for 'EQ' electric car sub-brand

Mercedes-Benz will build a production version of the Generation EQ electric SUV concept in Bremen, Germany. The SUV will be the first model of the automaker's new "EQ" sub-brand for electric cars.
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GM's new Holden Commodore likely previews the next Buick Regal

GM's Australian Holden Commodore sedan will ditch rear-wheel drive for a new platform shared with the Opel Insignia and, likely, the next-generation Buick Regal for the U.S. market.
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Acura aims to win 2016 SEMA Show with its NSX GT3 race car

Acura will bring its NSX GT3 race car and updated 2017 MDX SUV to SEMA 2016. The MDX will tow the NSX GT3 on a custom-built trailer, and both vehicles will feature matching liveries.
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IIHS says pickup trucks have bad headlights too

Pickup trucks performed poorly overall in a recent IIHS headlight test, echoing the lackluster performance of cars and crossovers in previous tests. Only the Honda Ridgeline received the top "good" rating.