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Do electric and hybrid vehicles really need to make sounds? [w/video]

Volt sound demonstration – Click above to watch video Sam Abuelsamid

Nissan Leaf: Sounds Like The Future To Us

After several years of hard work and collaboration with acoustic psychology experts, professional sound studios and advocates for the blind, Nissan has finally decided on the noise that its Leaf electric vehicle will make. And it's, well, it's kind of hard to explain. It sounds like something, but we are having a hard time putting our finger on it. USA Today described the sound as "a mix of a jet engine and the cartoon Jetsons' spacecraft," which w

Nissan Leaf will break the EV silence with a digital whistle [w/video]

Nissan Leaf EV sound - Click above for video after the jump

Nissan demonstrating speed-sensitive alert sounds for Leaf in Japan

Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery

What kind of sound does a LEAF make as it descends?

2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery

Nissan wants LEAF EV to sound like Blade Runner car for safety

2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery