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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‘Top Gear’ returns Sunday, March 12 — check out the trailer here

The new season of Top Gear premieres Sunday, March 12, at 8 p.m. Eastern. Following the departure of Chris Evans, Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris, and Rory Reid will take over the bulk of hosting duties.
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Carlos Ghosn to step down as Nissan CEO, assume oversight role

Carlos Ghosn will step down from the position of Nissan CEO effective April 1, but will remain chairman of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, as well as CEO of Renault. Ghosn will be succeeded by Hiroto Saikawa.
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BMW and Mobileye have a new source for real-world autonomous-car data

BMW and Mobileye will collect data from BMW customer cars, and use it to improve digital maps for autonomous vehicles. Data will come from driver-assist systems in 2018 BMW models.
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Cadillac reimagines CUE with cloud-based features, redesigned interface

Cadillac CUE is getting a major overhaul, with changes to the interface and new features like a cloud-based navigation service and customizable user profiles. The new CUE debuts in the 2017 CTS sedan.
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Aston Martin builds special edition cars for hardcore Formula One fans

The Aston Martin Vantage Red Bull Racing Edition highlights Aston's ongoing relationship with the Red Bull Racing Formula One team, a relationship that will soon produce a high-end supercar.
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2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 aims for 200 mph … and almost makes it

The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has a top speed of 198 mph, as confirmed in testing at Germany's Papenburg High Speed Oval. That makes the ZL1 one of the fastest cars available for under $100,000.
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Roborace put two autonomous cars on a track, but it didn’t end as planned

Roborace brought two of its autonomous cars together on a track for the first time in Buenos Aires. Unfortunately, one of the cars crashed into a barrier before completing the demonstration run.
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Honda’s long-awaited next-gen Civic Type R is coming to Geneva

The next Honda Civic Type R will appear in production-ready form at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show next month. The new version will be the first Civic Type R ever sold in North America.
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Williams debuts 2017 Formula One car under seasons's new design rules

The Williams FW40 is the first car to debut under new design rules launched for the 2017 Formula One season. The new rules call for longer and wider cars, with wider and, hopefully, better tires.
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The 3,100-horsepower Marauder AMG racing boat makes supercars look like snails

The Mercedes-AMG GT R inspired the design for a 50-foot Cigarette Racing Marauder boat. It's one of many Mercedes-inspired boats developed during the companies' 10-year partnership.
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Angelenos can borrow a Chevy Bolt EV with the Maven car-sharing service

GM's Maven is adding the Chevrolet Bolt EV to its Los Angeles fleet. The electric car will be available to both car-sharing users and Lyft drivers through the Lyft Express Drive rental program.
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With a top speed of 211 mph, Ferrari’s 812 Superfast is exactly that

The Ferrari 812 Superfast is an update of the F12 Berlinetta model, with a more powerful V12 engine, revised styling, and new chassis tech, including the four-wheel steering system from the F12tdf limited edition.