Monday, December 14, 2009

Artificial car noise


From the New York Times' 2009 Year in Ideas: "Evidence that hybrids might be hard to hear coming has been accumulating... Having spent years trying to make cars quieter, manufacturers of hybrids and electric cars now find themselves in the curious position of figuring out the best means of warning people that 3,000 pounds of metal is rolling their way." Read article

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