Steering Wheel Switches

Steering Wheel Switches

The intuitive multi-modal controls can integrate innovative features such as reconfigurable displays and switch pads in addition to traditional controls, offering maximum design flexibility and helping to enhance the user’s HMI experience...

The Merit Advantage

  • Allow more functions to be controlled without increasing the number of switches on the steering wheel, enabling drivers to select and operate more vehicle functions while keeping their hands on the wheel
  • Offer interior styling flexibility
  • Support future generation of steering wheel concepts and designs
  • Harmonized TALCS (trim, appearance, lighting, color, sound)
  • Human machine interface, mechatronics design and systems integration expertise


  • Attractive and unique steering wheel controls that enhance character and provide styling alternatives
  • Reconfigurable touch screen control
  • Soft and hard switches
  • LIN or CAN bus communication node, eliminating the clock spring and subsequent cost
  • Multicolor LED backlighting available

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