If you compare the quality of the picture on the screen of the 2021 Cadillac Escalade with that of a high-end, big-screen TV, you won't see much difference. Both use the same organic light-emitting diode technology. And the Escalade's curved screen is a harmonious design element that is an integral part of the dash.
In the redesigned Hyundai Elantra, the radio station graphics — old-fashioned tubes with numbers inside — are another illustration of how much importance is being placed on wowing consumers with whiz-bang screens.
The screen, and its great potential to enhance the driving experience, is fast becoming part of the modern vehicle's DNA. To further drive home how important the technology has become, Mercedes-Benz on Thursday, Jan. 7, will host a global event to unveil the MBUX Hyperscreen — a curved display that spans the width of the cabin — for the upcoming 2022 EQS electric sedan.