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BMW experimenting with electronic noise canceling tech on diesels

BMW sound engineer Manuel Reichle and the 635d – Click above for high-res image gallery

BMW experimenting with electronic noise canceling tech for diesels

BMW sound engineer Manuel Reichle and the 635d – Click above for high-res image gallery

BMW pursuing better acoustics to improve efficiency

Manuel Reichle, Sound engineer, and the BMW 635d – Click above for high-res image gallery

Lotus and Harmon partner up to add sound to hybrids

It's been a little while since we've heard about the supposed dangers of electric and hybrid vehicles that shut down their engines and therefore stop producing the sound of fuel being ignited and exhaled, but the issue is apparently alive and well. Lotus Engineering and Harmon International, two heavyweights in their respective industries, have teamed up to create a new technology known as Electr

Toyota introduces noise-canceling tech on Crown hybrid

Toyota's Crown Hybrid gets brownie points for good gas mileage, but it's apparently a troublemaker in the motor noise department. Instead of merely adding insulation to the bulkhead, Toyota engineered an Active Noise Control system to reduce engine noise inside the cabin.