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Report on Proposed Sounds for Electric Vehicles

Electric and hybrid electric vehicles are one of the most promising solutions to long term emission targets in the automotive industry, and the electrification of transport is a growing trend.  Expand your knowledge within this area, with this exclusive report written by Automot ...

Interview with Experts from Ford and Tata Motors

Sound for electric vehicles is an interesting concept, and free from the restraints of an ICE, manufacturers have experimented with various ideas. Many see the opportunity for brand recognition and styling with internal sounds which mimic engine noise, giving the driver a feeling of familiarity o ...

Report on when is a vehicle too quiet yet too noisy

With the onset of hybrid and fully electric vehicles, the automotive industry is facing a challenge it’s never had to deal with before: In full electric mode, these cars are simultaneously too quiet and too noisy. Automotive IQ has written an exclusive report on the topic of "The NVH ...

Ford presents: Mastering EV/HEV acoustic and NVH challenges

Download this presentation from Scott Amman, Project Leader, Signal Processing and Advanced Voice Recognition from the company Ford Motor Company in the USA made this presentation on the topic of: "The design of a pedestrian audible alert for detection, location & recognition of hybrid and electric ...

Ricardo Presentation on In-Cabin Sound Quality Enhancement in Electric Vehicles

Download this exclusive free presentation by Matt Maunder, Technical Specialist, Powertrain NVH at Ricardo in the UK on the topic of: "In-Cabin Sound Quality Enhancement in Electric Vehicles".The presentation discusses the following:Achieving EV sounds of integ ...

Report on Turning Up the Volume on Electric Vehicles

Many automakers have already fitted warning sounds to their vehicles, but current, and future, regulations are likely to set increasingly stringent controls over sound levels and sound types, in order to harmonise the safety of electric and hybrid vehicles on a global basis. Expa ...

HENKEL Presentation on NVH solutions in Automotive

Learn more about the latest developments in the area of NVH, with this exclusive presentation with Dr. Thomas Engels, Technical Director Structural PU Systems at Henkel AG & CoKGaA in Germany on the topic of: "Solutions for automotive structure-borne noise management".The presentation ...

Report on NVH Reduction and Brake Design in Auto Manufacturing

Safety, functionality, automatic emergency braking, electronically controlled systems, regenerative braking and various other trends all have an effect on considerations of noise reduction, but can also provide innovative solutions to problems which would otherwise be constrained by con ...

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Ford Presentation on Perceived Quality of the Vehicle Interior

Michael Haverkamp, Specialist Cross-Sensory Harmonization at Ford Werke GmbH in Germany made this exclusive presentation on the topic of: "Contribution of touch/material sounds to perceived quality of the vehicle interior".The presentation included the following:Contribution of touch sounds to multi-sensory quality of the vehicle interiorSound measurement and perceptual testingEvaluation of knocking...

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Jaguar Land Rover Presentation on Automotive Sound Design and Engineering

Luca Brondolo, Principal Engineer, Aeroacoustic APC NVH at Jaguar Land Rover in the UK made this exclusive presentation on the topic of: "Aerocoustic Side Mirror Optimization".The presentation covers the following:Aeroacoustic optimization of side mirrorSeven design parametersConclusions and learningsDownload the full presentation for free here