Safety

  • Check out this awesome Tesla hack to auto download Dashcam footage

    In the Tesla Model 3/Y Owners Club group on Facebook, Tesla owner Hai Doan has recommended a great hack for your Tesla. Introduced in Software 9.0 was the ability to record from the external cameras to a USB or MicroSD card. More recently Tesla added the ability to have...
  • Good news: Mercedes-Benz trucks won’t run you over

    Mercedes-Benz trucks (Actros models) will now use a system known as ‘Active Brake Assist 4’ in Australia. The truck safety system than can automatically initiate braking to avoid pedestrians. Often pedestrians don’t accommodate for the extra stopping distances resulting from the truck’s heavy weight, so adding technology to help...
  • Infiniti Q30, the premium crossover ready to stand up and be counted

    The Infiniti Q30 is the latest in a growing lineup of vehicles from the company. In many ways the compact crossover completes the lineup of vehicle options from sedans like the Q50 to the QX80 SUV. As a crossover, the car provides a higher seating position, providing a increased...
  • Red Bull tries Mythbusting, fires a 225km/h wheel at the Aeroscreen

    Daniel Ricciardo has just taken the new Aeroscreen for a trip around the Russian GP circuit in Practice 1. To coincide with the discussion, Red Bull have released a video of the Aeroscreen being tested. To test the strength of the screen against impacts, they fired a F1 tyre at...
  • Ricciardo to debut Red Bull ‘Aero Screen’ concept in Sochi

    Increasing safety in F1 is an ongoing endeavour for the sport to protect drivers travelling at more than 300km/h. The latest in a long line of improvements in an Aero Screen concept from Red Bull. The new Aero Screen concept will be debut by the team this weekend in Sochi by...
  • Review: Swann Navigator HD Dashcam

    Dashcams are becoming increasingly popular in Australia and one of the newest on the market is the Swann Navigator HD Dash Camera. The Dash Cam Owners Australia Facebook page now has over 400,000 likes and continues to grow rapidly as regular drivers capture extra-ordinary things while behind the wheel....
  • DJI Phantom 4 now available with collision avoidance, follow mode

    DJI have just released their latest drone and this one has some stellar upgrades. The Phantom 4 has some very, very important upgrades. Sure there’s a redefined body stacked full of new sensors, there’s raised blades to make sure they never get in your shots, but the autonomy and...
  • Why every auto manufacturer should be furious at Chrysler

    Last night I watched one of the most disappointing videos I’ve seen, where a Jeep Cherokee was remotely hacked. Initially I thought the headline ‘Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It’ was the typical link bait we’re used to these days, but sadly it wasn’t....
  • The safest car in America is the Tesla Model S

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in America has awarded the all-electric, Tesla Model S a 5-star safety rating, not just overall, but in every subcategory without exception. That’s quite the accolade, particularly when some have concerns about the safety of batteries in a crash. Of all vehicles...