This paper aims to analyze the advances in the area of Instrument Clusters for commercial vehicles. A historical of the evolution of the clusters through time and the main aspects of their improvements are presented. The old and new concepts of clusters are compared with focus on their reliability, friendly interface, flexibility and financial aspects. An example cluster, the INS2000, is explored as a representant of the Modern Clusters Concept. The impact of such cluster in the automotive industry is analyzed on the basis of its technical characteristics as well as experiences of the users.