Breaking the silence: In Europe, EVs must sound like gas cars

Posted By Green Car Reports
Date Monday, 1 July 2019, at 11:00 a.m.
Nissan Leaf Self-Driving CarElectric cars in the European Union no longer benefit from their signature silent acceleration. Instead, they need to sound like gas cars. A new law taking effect in the EU Monday aims to improve safety by ensuring that pedestrians—including those who are sight impaired or distracted—can hear electric cars as they approach. The new law...

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