Why Your Car’s UI Sucks

23 March 2014Technology

Speaking of terrible in-vehicle information systems, here’s an article by Neil Johnston on the subject:

The most obvious reason automotive UIs are horrible is, apart from Elon Musk’s Tesla, car companies are not technology companies – at least not in the traditional sense. Think about the time, energy and number of iterations, software startups put into user interface design and navigation. For a car company that is a major investment oblique to producing a product consisting of approximately 3,000 components.