Composer Creates Artificial Engine Sounds For New Audi Hybrid [Video]

Composer Creates Artificial Engine Sounds For New Audi Hybrid [Video]
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German car manufacturer creates fake noises for its electric vehicles to make them safer for cyclists and pedestrians.

Yi Chen
  • 6 april 2012


Audi has created a series of e-tron concepts that are electric or hybrid cars. The electric cars run seamlessly and are virtually quiet. Without emitting any engine sounds, this also poses as a danger for pedestrians and cyclists who won’t be able to hear the car approaching. Audi is tackling this problem by collaborating with a sound engineer to compose a signature ‘e-sound’ to use in its electric e-tron models.

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