A new rule issued by the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now requires electric cars to produce noise when traveling at low speeds, The cars which are now growing increasingly popular among manufacturers and consumers hardly makes any engine noise besides noises caused by wind resistance or tire noises.

Manufacturers have until September 1st, 2019, to equip their vehicles with the new alert, but half of new hybrid & electric vehicles must be in compliance one year before the final deadline. This rule is to prevent these vehicles from injuring pedestrians.

Porsche, for instance, has been working on make its Mission E electric sports sedan noisier to satisfy sports car customers who prefer a growl when they gun the engine. Fiat Chrysler and McLaren are also aiming to inject some artificial engine noises in their electric vehicles.

With more, quieter hybrid and electrical cars on the road, the ability for all pedestrians to hear as well as see the cars becomes an important factor of reducing the risk of possible crashes and improving safety – Anthony FOXX

Although these rule  doesn’t explain what kind of alert automakers use – whether it’s a fake engine noise or a “beeping” noise, it  will be up to the manufacturers of electric vehicles.There are speculations that the vehicles might be able to make customized noises however, these has not been confirmed yet.

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