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Audi Developing Synthetic Sounds For E-Tron Electric Vehicles: Video

Audi has employed acoustic engineers to develop ‘new sound signatures’ for its future e-tron models. The project comes in response to fears that the almost silent operation of electric vehicles (EV) presents a hazard for pedestrians. The development of synthetic sounds for EVs is nothing new, with Nissan’s Leaf and Volkwagen’s Golf Blue-e-Motion electric models emitting synthetic noises to warn pedestrians.
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Audi Developing Sound Generators For Future Electric Vehicles

Vehicles / Cars : Motor Authority (4 years ago)

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Lotus 'Safe & Sound' system makes quiet vehicles audible.

Vehicles / Cars : Car Tech (6 years ago)

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Sound design for Audi’s e-tron models

Vehicles / Cars : (3 years ago)

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