Blog: Tuning up the EV
Graeme Roberts | 27 July 2011
A battery-full of Volts and a new sound chip please...
How should your EV sound?
Nissan is already adding some low-speed noise to its Leaf and Ford, ahead of the 2012 launch of its Focus electric, is experimenting.
Personally, I reckon the whine of the old Auckland trolley buses I rode on as a student was pleasant and loud enough. The electric buses at the recent Shanghai Expo made a notable whine loud enough to be heard before you stepped off the kerb.
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