Okay, not only Tesla.
The foundation for the promotion of road 'AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, "say the VVN (Safe Traffic Netherlands), but in America, has conducted research with some 130 volunteers and about 30 test vehicles to the degree of distraction in traffic through the various infotainment systems. Earlier research showed that the operation of the navigation even for more than distraction provides SMS behind the wheel. In both the Netherlands and Belgium are under development to use a smartphone to contain respectively the campaigns 'way I'm offline' and 'Promise'. The fact that the operation of navigation and thereby also infotainment causes even more distraction is of concern. This also underlines the importance of research between the various infotainment systems.
The results of this study This does not speak in favor of the already embattled automaker electric vehicles. The system looks or great, it seems less easy to operate while driving since the Model S (occasion video here) belongs to the category of worst results.
Other poorly-scoring cars with the highest possible form of distraction by infotainment; Audi Q7, Chrysler 300C, Dodge Durango GT, Ford Mustang GT, GMC Yukon SLT, Touring Honda Civic, Honda Ridgeline RTL E Mazda3 Touring Nissan Armada SV, Subaru Trek Cross Premium and Volvo XC60 T5 Inscription.
Vehicles with a high degree of distraction by infotainment; XT5 Luxury Cadillac, Chevrolet Traverse LT, Ram 1500 Ford Fusion Titanium, Hyundai Sonata Base Infiniti Q50 Premium, Sport Jeep Compass, Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, Kia Sorento LX, Nissan Maxima SV and Toyota Rav4 XLE.
Cars having an average degree of distraction by infotainment; Chevrolet Equinox LT, Ford F-250 XLT, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Lincoln MKC Premiere, Toyota Camry SE, SE Toyota Corolla and Toyota Sienna XLE.
Cars with a low degree of distraction infotainment, there are unfortunately not.
Photo credit: Tesla Model S @DannyBMW