Screens replacing speedometers: Your next car’s instrument panel

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  • Monday, 09 Apr 2018

HANDOUT - Lots of screens, less buttons: The cockpit trend towards digital controls can be seen in this Byton concept, which features a 1.25-metre-wide and 25-centimetre-high monitor. Photo: Byton/dpa

Digital speedometers in cars are nothing new, but recent years have seen the introduction of even more advanced LCD monitors and upgraded display technology. While these high-quality displays have become de rigeur in luxury vehicles, they will likely soon be making their way into more affordable compact models as well. 

These digital all-round displays show more than just speed, revolutions and electric range; they also provide information about weather, navigation, traffic, music and even notifications from your mobile phone. 

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