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So, it looks like what will be rolling off in the production models will have 4 arms on the steering column and two paddles on/behind the steering wheel as well as a mouse type scrollers on each side of the steering wheel. I'm very curious to know the actual controls. I like this layout as I'm not a big fan of having touch screen controls on the center screen to control some of the driving functions, but for the life of me I can't imagine what the paddles will control?

1 arm for what drive mode (P, R, D)?
1 arm for wipers?
1 arm for cruise options?
1 arm for ????

Mouse scrollers? Maybe for scrolling through the two screens options or at very least the driver screen?

Steering wheel paddles?????

Anyone got more details on this?
 

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Aside from more important functions like controlling regen, does anyone think these should also function as paddle shifters? Rivian's might not have gears but it could better the experience and maybe provide some better off-road control.
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I watched a review of the latest Ferrari Roma, and they moved the windshield wiper controls from a dedicated stalk to a knob on the steering wheel. I think this looks cool, and is actually quite functional, considering I always leave the setting on "Automatic" anyway. I hope more automakers move to this type of control.

 
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