Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Financial Source ReportFinancial Source Report

Tech News

Have we been overthinking EV sounds?

Pedestrians and cars move through midtown Manhattan traffic.
Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images

For years, automakers have been fussing over the sounds emitted by their electric vehicles, trying to tune them in a way that both presents as futuristic while also not alienating to people who are used to the rev of a four-cylinder engine.

They seem to have settled on a series of sounds that could best be described as somewhere in between a whir and a hum. Others would say it sounds like a flying saucer — and not always in a good way. But according to a new survey, most people may prefer something else entirely.

The online survey of 400 adults in the US found the top-rated sound was a “non-tonal” sound more closely resembling a gas-powered car than any of…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Tech News

Image: FromSoftware Playing Erdtree was a lesson in humility I needed. Continue reading…

Editor's Pick

“Caius Gracchus” Babeuf came to Paris in 1790 and imbibed the revolutionary atmosphere. Five years later, he founded the secret Conspiracy of the Equals.

Tech News

I can’t afford an actual house in this hellish economy, so a virtual one will have to do. | Image: Snap Snapchat Plus subscribers...

Tech News

Photo by Getty Images Car dealerships hamstrung by outages following two cyberattacks against CDK Global in June might finally be able to use their...

Copyright © 2023 FinancialSourceReport.com All Rights Reserved.