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    HMI walk through: Nissan e Leaf

    2019-12-04T09:49:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens reviews the Nissan e Leaf’s navigation software, which includes helpful features such as letting you know your destination is out of range and showing you nearby charging stations on the map

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    HMI walk through: Polestar 2

    2019-11-27T17:19:00Z Sponsored by

    The Polestar 2 combines a large portrait central display with a fully digital instrument cluster. Watch Screens latest video review to see how the two combine to create a compelling UX

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    HMI walk through: Renault Clio

    2019-11-20T10:53:00Z Sponsored by

    The Renault Clio combines a large portrait central display with a fully digital instrument cluster. Watch Screens latest video review to see how the two combine to create a compelling UX

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    HMI walk through: Seat Tarraco touchscreen UX

    2019-11-13T09:44:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video review from Screens runs through the Seat Tarraco’s main display, which features both touch and gesture UI controls

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    Design interview: Domagoj Dukec, BMW Head of Design

    2019-11-12T17:50:00Z

    The design direction BMW is pursuing may be controversial but is quite deliberate, as we discovered when we spoke to the man recently promoted to lead it, Domagoj Dukec

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    China Report: Bordrin’s customer-led design

    2019-11-07T14:54:00Z

    Chinese EV start-up Bordrin will not create the conventional ‘family face’ for its range of production cars. Instead, as CEO Ximing Huang and designer Yaoke Zhang told Car Design News, models will be wholly tailored to each demographic

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    Show Review: K 2019

    2019-11-07T14:44:00Z

    Car Design News reports on the 2019 K trade fair in Düsseldorf, which explored the use of plastics in automotive design and manufacturing

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    China Report: Ford’s renewed China push

    2019-11-06T11:27:00Z

    ‘Ford China 2.0’ calls for 30 new Ford and Lincoln vehicles tailored for Chinese consumers over the next three years. Car Design News spoke to Ford China head of design Simon Brook, and strategy leader Erika Tsubaki in Shanghai to find out what that means for design

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    HMI walk through: Byton M-Byte interior UX

    2019-11-06T10:20:00Z Sponsored by

    If you didn’t get a chance to see the M-Byte in Frankfurt then we have a video just for you. Screens attended the show and shot this in-depth review of the M-Byte’s UX, watch to discover a multitude of ways to interact with the vehicle’s HMI and access it’s software functions

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    HMI walk through: VW Touareg maps and navigation

    2019-10-30T09:57:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the VW Touareg’s maps and navigation software. The interface is provided through the car’s main head unit display with features such as my destinations, points of interest and live traffic

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    EV design: must form follow function or could design electrify consumers?

    2019-10-29T20:55:00Z

    With growth in electrified powertrains set to soar, OEMs have more opportunities to showcase EVs’ unique design possibilities, and use them to win over hearts and minds on the road to electrification

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    HMI walk through: Mercedes-Benz EQC 1886 phone connectivity

    2019-10-23T15:14:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the Mercedes-Benz EQC 1886 telephone function interface. Watch to see how to connect to your cell phone using MBUX to access and call your contact list

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    The Lasting Appeal of Syd Mead’s Turn-X Gundam

    2019-10-21T11:23:00Z

    With the recent announcement the Syd Mead is winding down his design activities for good, we’ve found ourselves reflecting once more upon the famed visual futurist’s incomparable career, such as ths Turn-X Gundam fight-suit design

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    Focus: Interior Lighting

    2019-10-18T08:24:00Z

    The end of the age of speed is having a profound effect on the way car designers are thinking about interiors, and especially their lighting. Previously, focus was on the driver: the switchgear and cockpit were angled and lit to ensure very little got in the way of single-minded concentration on the road ahead.

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    HMI walk through: Audi e-tron media playback interface

    2019-10-16T09:03:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the Audi e-tron’s media playback interface. Watch to see how you can connect to SD, USB, Bluetooth and online streaming sources such as Napster and Amazon Music using the car’s touchscreen head unit

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    HMI walk through: BMW X7 phone and messaging apps

    2019-10-09T08:49:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the BMW X7’s phone and communications interface. Watch to see how BMW have optimised the car’s head unit UI to keep you connected while you’re (safely parked) on the road

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    Exclusive: HMI walk through: Volvo S60 2019 head unit + instrument cluster

    2019-10-02T10:45:00Z Sponsored by

    In an exclusive video premiere on CDN, Screens latest review features the UX of the Volvo S60 2019. Watch to find out how the car’s head unit and instrument cluster combine to display information and multimedia in a multiscreen experience

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    OEMs’ profit strategies today could hurt them tomorrow

    2019-09-30T08:54:00Z

    Ahead of stringent EU emissions targets starting in 2020, some carmakers are pursuing strategies that actually go against what they will ultimately need to do to reduce hefty fines. This makes sense – but only for now

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    EU fines and electric future not entirely in the hands of OEMs

    2019-09-26T09:56:00Z

    In the face of government and citizens’ rising concern over climate change, vehicle emission regulations around the world are tightening, especially in Europe. In our latest business intelligence report, we forecast that carmakers will face hefty fines under tightening vehicle emission targets, driven largely by factors outside their control.

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    HMI walk through: Tesla Model 3 head unit

    2019-09-25T08:39:00Z Sponsored by

    New video walk through from Screens on the Tesla Model 3’s head unit. A comprehensive video narrative of the user experience of the dominant display unit in Tesla’s 3 Series rival, including customising screens and navigating through all the different tiles and sub-menus