Automakers are making electric vehicles incredibly austere and geared toward motorists who are accustomed to doing just about everything on their mobile phones.
EVs are transforming how Americans “refuel.” There are changes happening inside the cabin, too. 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. In Volkswagen’s ID.4 crossover, a screen is not required to switch songs or turn on the ventilated seats.
A vertical, 11.15-inch screen replaces nearly all of the switches, buttons and knobs in the Polestar 2. Like the ID.4, the electric sedan has no dedicated start/stop button and navigation, entertainment and climate control are all handled on the screen. Polestar 2’s inclusion of Google’s native infotainment system, an industry first, separates itself from the pack. The avant-garde, minimalist interior is a traditional Scandinavian design.
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