UX / UI
I decided to persue an aesthetic which would feel coherant with the in-car environment, something which Apple Car and Android Auto cannot achieve. The route chosen creates a purer experience, which uses the car aesthetic subtly, but shares a likeness to current simple mobile UI design for familiarity.
I had done extensive research outside of working hours to make sure the design was informed and backed up with theory. Below is some of the research sources that were found;