Volvo, the Swedish car manufacturer who has long taken pride in rolling out what many deem to be one of the safest cars in the world, is always at the forefront of innovation and technology to boot. There has also been a fair amount of product placement by Volvo before, including appearing on the silver screen in the Twilight series. We have received word that Volvo’s most recent “human machine interface” will make its debut at next week’s Geneva Motor Show, but it might not be as complicated as what the other competitors would offer. The display itself will be divided into tiles, where one will be able to gain access to navigation, media and vehicle information right on top, while there will be secondary features that include phone and climate controls which are located further down.
Volvo claims that the entire human machine interface was designed in such a manner so that it can reduce visual noise, ensure the typical controls will remain in a familiar place where one would expect them to be, resulting in a safer driving experience. Climate control would remain on the default screen, but there is always the option of picking a different function. Despite doing so, you would still be able to access climate control onscreen. Expect this new human machine interface to arrive in the Volvo XC90 crossover SUV later this fall.