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''Human components and ergonomics have made significant contributions to the examine, layout, improvement, operation and research of transportation platforms and their complementary infrastructure. This quantity specializes in the causations of highway injuries, the functionality and layout of roads and symptoms, the layout of autos, and the learning of the motive force. It covers coincidence analyses, air site visitors regulate, keep watch over rooms, Read more...

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2009. Research Report UCD-ITS-RR-09-21: Learning from consumers: Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) demonstration and consumer education, outreach and market research program. [online] Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California. , 2008. First Drive: Smart Electric [online]. , 2010. MINI E – Regenerative Braking [online]. searchterm=mini%20e. ,and Jakobsson, L. 2007. , 2009a. My first real taste of range anxiety. html RAE, 2010. Electric Vehicles: charged with potential.

Hamberger, W. (2010). Haptisches Touchpad zur Infotainmentbedienung. i-com: Vol. 9, No. 01, pp. 58-61. , Bubb, H. & Hamberger, W. (2009a). Entwicklung einer aufgabenorientierten Menüstruktur zur Infotainmentbedienung während der Fahrt. In A. Lichtenstein, Ch. Stößel and C. Clemens, C. ), Der Mensch im Mittelpunkt technischer Systeme. VDI-Fortschritt-Berichte Reihe 22 (29), S. 411-416, Düsseldorf, VDI-Verlag. , Toussaint, C. & Bubb, H. (2009b). Touchpad mit adaptiv haptisch veränderlicher Oberfläche zur Fahrzeuginfotainmentbedienung.

The results of an experiment in a driving simulator occupy, that a touchpad reduces lane deviation compared to a rotary push button and a touchscreen. , 2005). In addition to the mentioned results customers prefer the usage of a touchpad compared to a touchscreen (Hamberger, 2010). e. the interaction between driver and infotainment-system while driving, interferences occur, if tasks draw upon the same mental resources (Wickens, 1984; Wickens et. al, 2004). In accordance with Bubb (1992) it is moreover beneficial for interacting with technical systems to give a redundant feedback via multiple sensory channels.

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