Should Hybrid and Electric Cars Have to Sound Like Regular Cars?
Should Hybrid and Electric Cars Have to Sound Like Regular Cars? / Emily Barger @theatlanticcities | The distinct buzz or humming sound that cities produce comes primarily from motor vehicles. Tires on roads, accelerating engines, and that Doppler whoosh of boxy objects speeding by all contribute to the noise. Change the sound of cars, and you could effectively change the sound of cities [...] | #socialcities #socialdesign
Study: Low-emissions vehicles are less expensive overall
Geoffrey Supran PhD ’16 says “there are a lot of myths floating around about hybrid and electric cars,” for example concerning the manufacture of those vehicles, or their reliance on conventional electricity sources. This often leads people to claim that “they’re no better than your average gasoline vehicle. Our study shows that’s just not true.”
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