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Ylvis finds funny solution to quiet EV 'problem'

Ylvis, the fraternal comedic duo from Norway famous for not knowing what the fox says, certainly don't suffer similar bewilderment when it comes to electric car sounds. Much has been made of the silent attribute of electric vehicles at low speeds, and while some manufacturers have ap

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

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Nissan demonstrating speed-sensitive alert sounds for Leaf in Japan

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Electric cars can't stay silent forever, noise is coming soon

We can already picture all the NVH engineers huddled in some back corner crying together. After all, they just find out that the duties they held of eliminating noises from cars for decades are about to be crushed by a new safety guideline that will put noise back into electric and hybrid vehicles.

Coming Soon: Downloadable ring tones for your silent electric car?

Like to download new ring tones for your phone so that you don't sound like everybody else in the world that opts for the free cell phones from their chosen service provider? The same kind of thing is reportedly in the works for future electric cars.

Coming Soon: Downloadable ringtones for your silent electric car?

Like to download new ringtones for your phone so that you don't sound like everybody else in the world that opts for the free cell phones from their chosen service provider? The same kind of thing is reportedly in the works for future electric cars.

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

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

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