Despite studies dating back to 2010, OEMs have asked NHTSA to delay implementation of requirement for sound generating components on EVs and hybrid cars.
Browsing the "Blind" Tag
If you’ve been dreaming of a future in which electric cars move silently about city streets like ghosts on wheels, your fantasy is about to be dashed. Often times cited as one of the best aspects of electric cars, their silence is enticing. But from the perspective of the blind, the elderly and parents of […]
[social_buttons] One of the things people who’ve driven electric cars seem to enjoy (including myself) is the complete silence of the electric motor. The only noises you hear while driving an EV are dependent on how fast you’re driving, the kind of tires you have, and the condition of the road. For a commuter, this […]