Human Factors Concerns in The Driver/Vehicle/Environment System As The Year 2000 Approaches 885089
This paper describes in general terms the range of concerns currently on the horizon for vehicle designers, with emphasis on human factors issues. Specific new automotive technologies are taken up individually, under four major categories: Ride and Handling. Anthropometry, Instrument Panels, and Additional New Technologies. The range of concerns described shows that a great deal of careful study is needed during the last decade of this century to resolve the major human factors issues associated with automobile design.