How Tesla Used GLASS to Build the World’s Safest car

2020-ж., 8-сен.
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Tesla’s Model 3 is “the safest car in the US,” but...what does that even mean? What goes into determining a car’s level of safety? And how did Tesla use glass to help make it safe? Today on bumper to bumper, we’re taking a look at how vehicles are crash tested, what kind of clever engineering goes into keeping you safe in a crash, and how the Tesla Model 3 blew away the competition.
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  • Big thanks to the KGfun channel for helping fill us in with a lot of the info in this video. If you haven't checked out Cameron's channel yet, he does a lot of cool things with his Tesla. -- so go check it out! Thanks Cameron!

    Donut MediaDonut Media7 ай мурун
    • 16:00 nonsense. Simplest micro puncture in Glas let it shredder it in touseds pieces. Almost no force with huge impact. How about this? Since when are you lobbyists propaganda channel?

      KarsonNowKarsonNow2 ай мурун
    • 8:10 sure, that make sense - no hard engine, more space for soft crunch/crumple zone... But, why are all the cars with middle or rear engines less safe? 🙃🙄🤔

      KarsonNowKarsonNow2 ай мурун
    • now i think cyber truck is safest

      GhOst DreAMGhOst DreAM4 ай мурун
    • Well don’t sing to the suite song of Tesla yet. They just got their “safe car” title removed due to the issues of the windows being under too much pressure

      Ace GgkspadeAce Ggkspade4 ай мурун
    • So the guy who hit 43 g’s survived because the blood rushed out of him fast enough to not elongate the process of the G pulling force. If it were over the course of a longer time, even at less g’s then it would be the opposite effect. I watched this video of this engineering who hypothetically invented the euthanasia roller coaster. Basically you went on a roller coaster and after it’s super fast miles long, 8 loops. Continually pulling Like 8-10 G’s your dead. But most people would survive the first loop. It was only after the body gets hit constantly does it give up and die. Still though 43G’s!! 😱 what were they thinking! Idiots. It needs to slow down at a rate the pulls less than 7 G’s for a few seconds and then goes back to a constant and then again and again until he’s slowed all the way down. Although I wonder if let’s say you had a really long car, like where the driver sat, hypothetically let’s say was 50yards long in the cockpit. If you slowed the car down in the 2 seconds could you also have a mechanism that shot the driver from the back of the cockpit to the front at an equal force so they experienced no G force? And they canceled each other out?

      Ace GgkspadeAce Ggkspade4 ай мурун
  • Great video, thank you.

    Anuraag TiwariAnuraag Tiwari21 саат мурун
  • 6:07 Actually, the symbol for pounds is lb, not "lbs". And it's "kg" (not "KG", which means "kelvin-giga-") for both singular and plural, not "kgs".

    tstcikhthyststcikhthys2 күн мурун
  • Is it just me, or does he look like Cary Agos from The Good Wife?

    Thomas MelinThomas Melin4 күн мурун
  • 6:32 wtf?

    Sokinn LifeSokinn Life6 күн мурун
  • I used to love Musk until I started to understand the science behind hyperloop. Now I think he's a scammer. Essentially, he's a modern day Edison. He steals shit and markets shit and takes credit for shit, but actually does little to nothing.

    E.J.E.J.7 күн мурун
  • Cadillac SuperCruise has is better than Tesla AutoPiliot

    Benito TaluBenito Talu7 күн мурун
  • Volvo

    Pelle HuiskenPelle Huisken8 күн мурун
  • Boom boom juice 😂😂😂😂

    1994 Boarder1994 Boarder8 күн мурун
  • Creepi reepi eepi epi pi i

    punkboybluepunkboyblue9 күн мурун
  • The Mercedes C class has a roof strength to weight ratio of 7.00!

    FlpyiiFlpyii10 күн мурун
  • eBay motors copied olx and cars 24

    TIETIE13 күн мурун
  • We not going to talk about how when explaining what CRABI means the R = Restaurant?

    UntckdUntckd16 күн мурун
  • CRABI: Child *Restaurant* Airbag Interaction Me: Yes, two children medium well please

    Ceara GoodnowCeara Goodnow16 күн мурун
  • I really want to cop a tesla but we don't have dealerships in my country

    Kevon Arthurs Jr.Kevon Arthurs Jr.16 күн мурун
  • Child - Restaurant - Airbag - Interaction

    Edgar HernandezEdgar Hernandez16 күн мурун
  • Is no one gonna mention that the Alfa Romeo Giulia has a better adult occupant score than the model 3. Tesla’s are very safe cars, but they aren’t the only safe cars.

    Nick OrlandoNick Orlando17 күн мурун
  • But i want to remind everyone that Richard Hammond’s crash with an electric car ( fire didint stop for 2 days)

    Alpertunga SESIŞIKAlpertunga SESIŞIK18 күн мурун
  • What if ur luggage is an engine?

    Yatin GaidhcarlaYatin Gaidhcarla18 күн мурун
  • That's a sick breakdown!

    Eskander XEskander X18 күн мурун
  • Isn't the roof made of the same material as the windshield? i.e. LAMINATED glass, not TEMPERED glass ?

    Greg HudsonGreg Hudson19 күн мурун
  • Thanks for the review 😊 Just ordered my Tesla model 3 performance :) Tesla / BTC the future :)

    bob jjbob jj20 күн мурун
  • C.R.A.B.I Child-Restaurant-Airbag-Interaction

    rolls _879rolls _87920 күн мурун
  • Information begins at 8 minutes mark

    Alexandre SalauAlexandre Salau24 күн мурун
  • Not even mentioned the airbags. They’re really innovative too. You theoretically don’t even really need seatbelts anymore as elon said. Because the airbags catch you from every side and are even adaptive to weight, size and seating position. You can hear elon talk about it on the recent joe rogan podcast.

    daniel_960_daniel_960_26 күн мурун
  • Sad that Mercedes is the safests cars ever made

    Mattias BurgemannMattias Burgemann28 күн мурун
  • Conclusion if u want to live longer buy a Tesla

    Julian MrtnsJulian Mrtns29 күн мурун
  • Although it should not count as a crash test rating because almost all cars have a combustion engine.... it's still a car, lol.

  • 19:11 _"that's a... that's data ¯\_(ツ)_/¯"_ Word!

    I dínen lúg - der leise DracheI dínen lúg - der leise DracheАй мурун
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    Aidan CastleAidan CastleАй мурун
  • But how does it withstand a STEEL BALLS thrown by a computer programmer ⚡

    Curt KingCurt KingАй мурун
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    Mo LampardMo LampardАй мурун
  • yes, cars catching on fire is never a good thing and yes, it is blown out of proportions when it comes to fires in electric cars. ICE engined cars only have one advantage when it comes to fires and that is the fact that they are easier to put out. the problem with lithium ion batteries is that if you puncture the battery in a crash does it catch on fire, and that fire is extremely difficult to put out completely. the fire fighters put it out, and then it catches on fire again so they put it out again and so on pretty much until all the damaged cells have burnt out entirely. but I also think but this is just a speculation that you're in a way blowing ICE fires out of proportion too cause you're bunching all the brands and fuels together. some of the best auto makers might come relatively close to how many teslas catch on fire whilst others wich is either made to be cheaper or made with less knowledge on how to prevent fires will be easier to have catch on fire. I don't know the statistics on this tho and i'm too lazy to look them out but my logical brain says that this will be the case if someone bothers to check it up

    Isak sIsak sАй мурун
  • fun fact for you that you totally missed. the crumple zone in an ICE car is pretty much created during the crash, the way the chassis is designed is to channel the engine underneath the car during an impact which makes it possible to design a car wich has really good front protection. and I would still prefer to sit in a volvo, they are not at all far off in all but one of the crash tests that the american crash test people conduct. the one they aren't far off but far ahead is in the small overlap crashes, volvos prettu much shed the front fender and wheel which makes it possible for the car to continue forward which as you said minimises the forces that's going through the body. volvo also has a technology that what I know of isn't tested by any of the crash testers and that is crumple zones underneath the seats in the case of running off the road into the ditch and hitting something that launches the car into the air. these crumple zones drastically lowers the severity of a back injury in these types of accidents. but to be honest, I would prefer not to crash cause that would destroy my lovely 1996 volvo 940 polar estate and that would suck big time

    Isak sIsak sАй мурун
  • Child Restauraunt Airbag Interaction

    Cameron BrownCameron BrownАй мурун
  • Comment: Tesla sucks.

    The Redneck MysticThe Redneck MysticАй мурун

    Nuff SaidNuff SaidАй мурун
  • Defending Tesla fires by blaming the media is...

    Berber FerberBerber FerberАй мурун
  • My model 3 could sense 3 cars behind and in front

    Berber FerberBerber FerberАй мурун
  • Elon Musk competes with the all touch controls and the no right to repair for the most dislikeable thing about “Tesla”

    Schio AlvesSchio AlvesАй мурун
  • Hold up, I did not just see CRABI stand for "Child - *Restaurant* - Airbag - Interaction" 6:51 if you were wondering

    Leif WinterLeif WinterАй мурун
  • Safest car in US US people: in the world Lmao they think US is the only country in the world. AND EVEN FREAKKING THINK STATES LIKE NEVADA ARE COUNTRIES

    Riviru ErenRiviru ErenАй мурун
  • I have a chr which has 5 out of 5 stars

    Riviru ErenRiviru ErenАй мурун
  • Yeah, in the UK we use Stone for weighing, lol.

    Halo FreakHalo FreakАй мурун
  • About the Tesla fire situation, those are new cars catching on fire, doesn't happen that much with ICE unless its in an accident.. Teslas combust in an accident or on their own..

    JayJayАй мурун
  • Bro I did not know that a tesla model 3 has such a strong roof. I actually did not know cars have such strong roofs cause I always climed on to a roof of a car every time my father bought a new car I would just climb there to see if it had a sunroof 😂😂 ( I used to do that when I was a Kid) I'm still a kid but a little grown up and Donut Media🍩 you are Awesome

    Ratnakirti PaudelRatnakirti PaudelАй мурун
  • Children Really Execute Ejection Perfectly Incredible

    Erik UrizitaErik UrizitaАй мурун
  • I learned more by watching this video than this full year of school

    Artem FilippovArtem FilippovАй мурун
  • What if you have an engine in your luggage

    Sinaloa CartelSinaloa CartelАй мурун
  • Don't forget the exploding battery's even EVs aren't safe from going boom

    Malachi MarkoMalachi MarkoАй мурун
  • what's with the Boomer jokes.. 😄

    Mr. LionMr. LionАй мурун
  • John survived but he had multiple fractures, broken ribs and his eyes sort of went inside his sockets. :/

    A GuyA GuyАй мурун
  • Why they don't test at higher speed, something like highways speeds

    stef catalinstef catalinАй мурун
  • Dear donuts: Not convinced about tempered glass argument, when you temper glass you're literally storing energy in it - like a prince rupert's drop. PRDs (and tempered glass) don't spread out the area of energy dissipation for your little crack, they just release their stored energy at the speed of sound and are suddenly inconsequential for energy dissipation. Are the laminations helping out after this point? Well firstly they're not metal, and secondly their main design purposes are bonding together multiple layers of glass - which we just destroyed - and to reduce glass injuries, so no. Tempering and laminating is adding strength, yes, but the panel only has milliseconds to transfer energy across the roof before it cracks itself to oblivion and contributes little more than a tupperware lid

    CerCerАй мурун
  • Broken glass roofs sound like an expensive repair. People are in need of skateboarding mechanics !!

    Oscar EscorciaOscar EscorciaАй мурун
  • KG is not a measurement of force

    Lucas Spak-WalsworthLucas Spak-WalsworthАй мурун
  • 2:39 why are they crashing a car that belongs in a museum?!

    Fuq u PlzFuq u PlzАй мурун
  • 13:02 Im dying

    North Texas SkiesNorth Texas SkiesАй мурун
  • Damn I used to owned a Aprilia rsv mille, and seeing that ass in the background reminds me how much I regret selling it 😔😔😔

    Pipe GodoyPipe Godoy2 ай мурун
  • Bro. Great info!!! You’re the best

    PolskaWalczacaPolskaWalczaca2 ай мурун
  • Lovely episode! Really loved how the Tesla engineers used that tempered glass as a passive safety helmet. That's a full tank of negative impact energy. Freaking clever!

    Aulon HarizajAulon Harizaj2 ай мурун
  • Go to 6:52 and look how restraint is spelled

  • It will be stronger when they go to a fully casted frame

    Paul BPaul B2 ай мурун
  • Cool invention! But, I prefer my car to pipe my motor noise to my ears from the atmosphere, and not from some fake tesla motor mix tape. 😎

    Jasmine GoinJasmine Goin2 ай мурун
    • All cars will be electric soon.

      69692 ай мурун
  • I don't know man I prefer trucks where the crumple zone being someone else's vehicle.

    RobertRobert2 ай мурун
  • So safe... Their auto driving can't detect a flipped semi on the highway.

    Alex CAlex C2 ай мурун
    • @Alex C you could still drive your car on a track if you'd like and the software is only getting better so that argument is pretty weak.

      6969Ай мурун
    • @69 thats what they are selling. There are more than enough videos showing tech isn't there. Also, people will become zombies on the roads if it's all automated. I prefer to depend on my driving skills and awareness VS a computer doing it for me. Only boring people whom have no ambition to be on the road want this tech. True car fans would never accept this.

      Alex CAlex CАй мурун
    • @Alex C autopilot would also be a lot safer too and less people would die in crashes.

      6969Ай мурун
    • @69 you can also drive yourself. These autopilots will only create even more lazy people. Don't give them the option.

      Alex CAlex CАй мурун
    • Autopilot's only getting better. Plus you're supposed to pay attention even with autopilot on.

      69692 ай мурун
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    Affan SiddiquiAffan Siddiqui2 ай мурун
  • Child restaurant airbag interaction. Awesome, worst place to eat ever

    Calvin Alice AshvyerCalvin Alice Ashvyer2 ай мурун
  • Problem with a Tesla on fire, is the firemen can't put it out. Because it's a chemical fire. This is why a lot of race tracks ban Tesla's from racing!

    Russ GRuss G2 ай мурун
    • You can put it out it just takes more water.

      69692 ай мурун
  • So you’re telling me, that if I have a slammed car, the Tesla behind me can’t read the car in-front of me?

    Rusty TwentyRusty Twenty2 ай мурун
  • 10:30 Tesla roof can handle 4 times it's own weight. Volvo stacks 6 cars on the roof of a 144 in 1971: "Am I a joke to you?"

    Da HeDa He2 ай мурун
  • Elon is awesome. Unlike robotic zuckerburg😳

    Cristo LolCristo Lol2 ай мурун
  • And this is why when Travis Pastrana survived a crazy crash where he rolled like 30 times

    Jakob NiemannJakob Niemann2 ай мурун
  • Lmao love u getting the unit of force wrong

    Jimbo JimbobsonJimbo Jimbobson2 ай мурун
  • I hate dis guy

    Keaddart - ARC-7766Keaddart - ARC-77662 ай мурун
  • Wtf is an acronym

    Jay RayJay Ray2 ай мурун
  • 8:43 well how do you know im not transporting an engine in the front trunk

    Petter LekanderPetter Lekander2 ай мурун

    Marco GastelumMarco Gastelum2 ай мурун
  • Crumple zones. Crumple zones.

    Virginia KingsfordVirginia Kingsford2 ай мурун
  • "boom boom juice" LoL

    Gert du PlessisGert du Plessis2 ай мурун
  • Man is sweating.

    L_loneyiL_loneyi2 ай мурун
  • small note that I think is cool. In the B2B videos they obviously cover scientific ideas and use a lot of numbers so to appeal to the majority of people in the world (outside the US) they swap periods and commas in numbers. so 5 (point) 3 becomes 5,3 and 5 thousand 300 becomes 5.300. just something I noticed. good job donut

    birbbirb2 ай мурун
  • CYBERTRUCK is the opposite, how the hell will survive to crash test classification

    Maxim IacMaxim Iac2 ай мурун
    • @Maxim Iac the edges aren't that sharp.

      6969Ай мурун
    • @69 yeah but a f150 will bump you, a cybertruck will cut you🤣

      Maxim IacMaxim IacАй мурун
    • @Maxim Iac nah man the walls and other cars are the crumple zone. But in all seriousness we should probably wait to make our assumptions until the crash test is out. Also if you get hit by any truck you're screwed whether it's an F-150 or a cybertruck.

      6969Ай мурун
    • Ok lemme explain so, the big point teslas on market rn are safe, its because they are NOT RIGID, so during a crash they deform like cocacola cans and absorb the most of impact deceleration so your body doesent go from 100 to 0 in half of a sec. Tesla Cybertruck is advertosed as the strongest space steel shit outta the entire world and that means if u crash into a wall the truck wull show maybe a dent, that means that your body absorbed that extreme g force and probabilly you wont be able to tell it only to god. The same means to the safety around the car, if you ram people with an actual tesla they are likely to survive than ramming with a cybertruck. Now its clear to you or you are still that small pp that thinls only about size?

      Maxim IacMaxim IacАй мурун
    • @Maxim Iac what's the problem? Are you sure you're not understanding it.

      6969Ай мурун
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    Laura BrownLaura Brown2 ай мурун
  • 1:39 to skip sponsor

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  • starts at 8:15

    GratianGratian2 ай мурун
  • Random fact: Col. Stapp survived but he decelerated so fast his corneas detached under his eyelids. He later regained his eyesight but that gives you an idea of the extreme forces he endured. Edit: Source was Modern Marvels years ago

    K. McDonnellK. McDonnell2 ай мурун
  • I wonder what rating the Cybertruck will get, it doesn't have any crumple zones

    Justus WünschJustus Wünsch2 ай мурун
  • Mazda3: Hold my beer !

    PepiSchmeichelPepiSchmeichel2 ай мурун
  • Sorry what is 11 cees thick (9:56)?

    Tony BlackieTony Blackie2 ай мурун
  • 6:10 tho many folk colloquially still do in other parts of the world, so it's ok :)

    Tony BlackieTony Blackie2 ай мурун
  • Boom boom juice :)

    Meerav ShahMeerav Shah2 ай мурун
  • the #ad sucks. boo hoo

    the voidthe void2 ай мурун
  • Did anyone else die laughing from the Mario jump from the car hoping off the other vehicle

    Kya KennerKya Kenner2 ай мурун
  • I hate click bait. Like 2 minutes max of this video is about the windows, like wtf. Stop this bs

    Alex KennedyAlex Kennedy2 ай мурун
  • "Like KG if you live anywhere else in the world" ttttrrruuuuueeeeeee

    Simon WoodSimon Wood2 ай мурун
  • "Tesla made safest car in the world" Who knew Tesla makes Mazdas? 😉

    SJ Automotive DesignSJ Automotive Design2 ай мурун
  • he really cut the vid of eBay motors when the ae86 popped up

    khurbor myagmardorjkhurbor myagmardorj2 ай мурун
  • Answer starts at about 08:11 ....

    3dScience3dScience2 ай мурун
  • He is better than you

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