Giant screens, spartan interiors: Electric vehicles go high tech
Electric vehicles are transforming how Americans "refuel." There are changes happening inside the cabin, too. No more start/stop buttons. Radio dials now programmed into massive tablets that are mounted to the center dash. Simple functions like heated seats and climate control operated via an oversized screen.
BMW Concept i4
Author: Morgan Korn
Source: Yahoo! news
Automakers are making EVs incredibly austere and geared toward motorists who are accustomed to doing just about everything on their mobile phones.
"A lot of it is playing 'follow the leader,'" explained Ed Kim, vice president at AutoPacific. "Tesla's Model S established the idea that a premium EV has a giant screen. The