Gallery: Ford Polls Facebook Fans For Favorite Focus Electric Noise

 

President Obama recently called on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to ensure that EVs weren’t silently bowling over people who couldn’t see, or hear, them coming, by mandating that EVs emit a sound to warn pedestrians of their approach. We’re thinking car makers will have more fun with this considerate but slightly backward-thinking mandate in the future, but for now companies like Ford are simply adding the soundtrack of an engine back into the mix. To make sure they give their customers what they want (or at least something they don’t think is ridiculous), Ford has posted four possible soundtracks to YouTube and asked their fans for comments on Facebook.

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