After decades of adding noise level restrictions to vehicle regulations, lawmakers now ask manufacturers to add noise to the quietest vehicles on the road: All-electric cars.
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Modern vehicle platform are optimized for NVH refinement. However, several road noise components are audible and RNC technologies can remove them. But what does the future hold?
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The EV industry is exploring new ways to implementing sounds for the sake of street safety. Interesting developments from the music industry have been brought in to achieve such feat: multi-track mixing, pitch shifting and amplitude scaling.This has opened up other possibilities like signature car sounds to achieve brand differentiation to be more appealing to end users. Want to take a look into the future of electric vehicle sonorization? Download the report here.
The European Parliament adopted the Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS) for electric and hybrid electric vehicles for the safety of pedestrians. From July 2021 all EVs are required to adhere the new regulations.
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