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    Video: Ylvis finds funny solution to quiet EV 'problem'
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    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 approached this ...

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    Report: Blind group displeased that Nissan Leaf sound can be turned off
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    Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Nissan Leaf is the first of the new batch of electric vehicles to reveal its new sound meant that alerts pedestrians to its presence. However, while advocates for the blind are pleased with the sound, the National Federation for ...

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    Nissan demonstrating speed-sensitive alert sounds for Leaf in Japan
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    Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As we getting closer to seeing significant numbers of electric vehicles on the market, various standards are starting to emerge that cover things like how the vehicles are to be charged and how to measure range and equivalent mileage. ...

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

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    Coming Soon: Downloadable ring tones for your silent electric car?
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    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. We've been hearing for the last few years ...

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    What kind of sound does a LEAF make as it descends?
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    2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    While advocates have long heralded a reduction in noise pollution (in addition to lowered air pollution) as an advantage of electric vehicles, not everyone is convinced that silent cars are a good thing. We use our senses to navigate ...

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