Adam Phillips

Adam - or Flipsy as he's known to Trev - is one of Trev's best mates going back to high-school. He knows more about cars than many would care to imagine so he's the perfect fit to find the whacky, innovative and new stories about and around cars at CES in Las Vegas.
  • China made a Tesla Model X

    With all of the great cars at CES you could be forgiven for sometimes getting them mixed up. They really do start to all look the same. In the case of the Xpeng G3 though it is even easier to think that you have seen it before. It is,...
  • A Robot to Help Those with Autism

    Every now and then a product pops its head up at CES that can cut through the greed, waste and excess of Vegas. Leka is just such a product. Leka is a cute little robot designed specifically for kids with special needs, to spark their motivation and help them...
  • Who is Valeo and why does it matter?

    One of the coolest things about CES is getting a chance to get a behind the scenes peek in to the automotive industry. Sure, all the big players are here like Ford, Mercedes-Benz and General Motors, but so too are the suppliers to these companies. Valeo is just such...
  • Ella will search your home monitoring footage for answers

    The average security camera ‘sees’ less than two minutes of interesting data each day despite streaming 24/7. Unless you know the exact date and time of the ‘interesting data’ you are looking for you’ve got Buckley’s chance of finding it. This is where Ella comes to the rescue. IC...
  • Home mechanic? You need this!

    More modern cars can cause significant headaches for the handy home mechanic. Unlike the good ‘ol days when dad would swap the plugs, leads and points on the Kingswood before dumping the oil, modern cars can be intimidating. This is especially so when the mysterious ‘check engine’ light rears...
  • The Smart Pet Beds have Arrived

    Petrics have used CES Las Vegas to launch the Petrics Activity Tracker – a Fitbit for your dog. Pet lovers use what Petrics describe as, “one of the smallest collar communication devices available” to track your pet’s movements and activity while you are at work. You can check your...
  • Like a Thermomix, but for beer

    The PicoBrew is like a little Thermy only it makes beer, not hot wet rice. This little wonder replicates the beer brewing process in a machine that fits on your bench top. The folks at PicoBrew say, “it just makes sense that the freshest ingredients make the best and...
  • Audi Keeping it Real at CES with real world tech

    Audi continues with its tradition of only bringing consumer ready or near consumer ready products to CES with its display at CES 2016....
  • Toyota Hints at a Future in Robotics at CES 2016

    Toyota’s Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations, Bob Carter, used CES 2016 to officially announce the introduction of the Toyota Research Institute. Carter hopes for the Institute to transform the driver-vehicle interface into a driver-vehicle relationship. The CEO of the Institute is Dr. Gill Pratt. Dr Pratt is an...
  • Replacement Keys for your car as cheap as chips

    With a name like “Universal Car Remote” you’d hope their claim that their key replacement system is “the next big thing in automotive key replacement” is spot on....
  • BMW showcase motorbike helmets with HUD at CES 2016

    Not to be out done by the boys and girls over at BMW’s car division, BMW Motorrad brought along their new Head Up Display....
  • DOD Dash Cam coming to Oz

    Among the plethora of dash cam systems on display at CES 2016 comes something different from DOD....
  • BMW’s vision for the future at CES 2016

    Maintaining the biggest theme in automotive technology at CES 2016, BMW are outlining their dreams for the Internet of Things by introducing Open Mobility Cloud along with confirmation of some great gadgets and gizmos which will end up in almost every BMW....
  • A Holden Bolt is possible – Chevrolet confirms right-hand drive potential

    The Chevy Bolt differs in one very important way to the Chevy Volt. Unlike the Volt, with its small ‘back-up motor’, the Bolt is purely electric and represents Chevrolet’s first ground up, long range electric car....
  • Kenwood Dashboard Camera – One clever cookie

    JVC/Kenwood has used CES 2016 to unveil their latest dashboard camera except this one isn’t your average dashboard camera....
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