Automotive news, photos and videos – October 3rd 2020

This 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible Comes with a Questionable Mileage Claim

2020-10-03 / Someone is selling a ’65 Mustang Convertible, and they claim the odometer indicates just 17,000 “original” miles (27,350 km)

 

What Do You Call 2,000 Subarus Bundled Together? A Record, That’s What
What Do You Call 2,000 Subarus Bundled Together? A Record, That’s What

2020-10-03 / Subaru is going for largest parade of same-make vehicles Guinness World Record this weekend in Costa Mesa, California, with 2,000 vehicles

 

Even More Waze Problems Hitting Android Auto After the Latest Major Update
Even More Waze Problems Hitting Android Auto After the Latest Major Update

2020-10-03 / The most recent Waze update for Android and Android Auto corrected the GPS freezing glitch but instead caused other issues for users

 

Here Comes the Chinese-Made BMW iX3, First One Rolls Off the Lines
Here Comes the Chinese-Made BMW iX3, First One Rolls Off the Lines

2020-10-03 / BMW’s first electric SUV, the iX3, entered production in China last week, the electric vehicle will not make it to the U.S. for now

 

Matching-Red C1 and C8 Corvette Blend Restomod Cool With Mid-Engine Punch for $3
Matching-Red C1 and C8 Corvette Blend Restomod Cool With Mid-Engine Punch for $3

2020-10-03 / With such a spectacular pair you would be forgiven for spending much more than just $3 on a single ticket, especially when the proceeds go towards charity

 

Waze Wins Patent Dispute Over Tech Built to Fight Traffic Jams
Waze Wins Patent Dispute Over Tech Built to Fight Traffic Jams

2020-10-03 / Waze and parent company Google were sued for allegedly infringing two patents cover traffic monitoring tech built to help get around jams

 

NASA Begins Moonwalk Training for Artemis Lunar Missions
NASA Begins Moonwalk Training for Artemis Lunar Missions

2020-10-03 / NASA begins looking into the ways to train its astronauts for the moonwalks they’re supposed to do once they reach the Moon in 2024

 

Kabooki, the LEGO Wear Brand Maker, Is Now Handling Childhood for Lamborghini
Kabooki, the LEGO Wear Brand Maker, Is Now Handling Childhood for Lamborghini

2020-10-03 / This fall / winter, your Lamborghini sense of fashion will be instilled on the Italian automaker’s youngest fans, courtesy of premium Danish company Kabooki

 

This Fix Could Deal with a Major Google Assistant Problem on Android Auto
This Fix Could Deal with a Major Google Assistant Problem on Android Auto

2020-10-03 / Somebody has found a way to resolve the Google Assistant glitch that makes it read messages in another language than the one you configured

 

Google Releases Mysterious Google Maps Updates on Android and Android Auto
Google Releases Mysterious Google Maps Updates on Android and Android Auto

2020-10-03 / New Google Maps versions are now available for download on Android and Android Auto, and this time some big changes could be included

 

Moeye, a Timeless Japanese Concept, Envisions a Life in the Autonomous MaaS Age
Moeye, a Timeless Japanese Concept, Envisions a Life in the Autonomous MaaS Age

2020-10-03 / It has been created by Kyocera, a ceramics and electronics multinational corporation, so the Sony Vision-S immediately springs to mind as a reference

 

3D Printing the Moon Base Could Start with ICON Olympus Project
3D Printing the Moon Base Could Start with ICON Olympus Project

2020-10-03 / 3D printing specialist ICON awarded a NASA contract to research possible solutions of building the lunar base through such means

 

Ferrari F8 Tributo vs. McLaren 720S Drag Race Has Shock Result
Ferrari F8 Tributo vs. McLaren 720S Drag Race Has Shock Result

2020-10-02 / On paper, these two supercars look exactly the same, and you’d want to give the slight edge to the Ferrari F8 because it’s newer

 

2021 Ram TRX Launch Control Includes a Tad of Wheel Spin
2021 Ram TRX Launch Control Includes a Tad of Wheel Spin

2020-10-02 / Even though wheel spin is present, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX launches like a bat out of hell to 60 mph in merely 4.5 seconds

 

VW Golf GTI Has a Very Casual Autobahn 149 MPH Crash
VW Golf GTI Has a Very Casual Autobahn 149 MPH Crash

2020-10-02 / Well, at least this didn’t turn into a high-speed crash. And all things considered, that GTI won’t be too expensive to put right

 

2021 Ford EcoSport Active Coming November 6th With Extra Ground Clearance
2021 Ford EcoSport Active Coming November 6th With Extra Ground Clearance

2020-10-02 / While we wait for confirmation in regard to the next-generation EcoSport, the outgoing model is set to receive the Active treatment

 

Tesla Buys Battery Assembly Line Manufacturer ATW
Tesla Buys Battery Assembly Line Manufacturer ATW

2020-10-02 / Elon Musk is a man on a mission based on Tesla’s latest acquisition of a German company that supplies battery assembly line know-how to BMW and Daimler

 

Watch What Happens When a Car Crashes at 129 MPH into a Bus
Watch What Happens When a Car Crashes at 129 MPH into a Bus

2020-10-02 / It’s highly unlikely that you’ll hit the side of a bus at that speed, but you’d also be dead if hitting a barrier or oncoming traffic

 

Ferrari Cavaliere Rendering Imagines an Electric Successor for the 812 Superfast
Ferrari Cavaliere Rendering Imagines an Electric Successor for the 812 Superfast

2020-10-02 / The Cavaliere is nothing more than wishful thinking, but it’s so pretty that Ferrari should take some of its design elements into consideration

 

Beam Global and Electrify America are Already Reinventing EV Charging
Beam Global and Electrify America are Already Reinventing EV Charging

2020-10-02 / Electrify America has deployed eight of 30 solar EV charging stations throughout Fresno County. Beam Global offers an all-in-one unit deployable anywhere.