09 Jul '18, 9pm

Are touchscreen displays a good idea in cars?

"If a touchscreen must be used, it should be embedded alongside a set of fixed, physical buttons that support muscle memory and single actions." When I wrote about the interior design of the Tesla Model 3 , I admired the touchscreen in the middle of the dashboard, noting that in a modern car it’s probably fine not having a button fore everything, since everything from wipers to headlights to temperature can be automatic. This has turned out not to be the case, basic functions like cruise control are handled by the touchscreen. Consumers Reports reviewed the Model 3 and noted that “very often our drivers found themselves turning their gaze away from the road to check for speed, range, or time, and many of the displays are too small to see at a quick glance.” Maybe touchscreen controls aren’t such a good idea. © Tesla Author and “design advocate” Amber Case makes a strong ca...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/cars/are-touchscreen-displays-...

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