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By Stephen Edelstein 2,127 views Jul 31, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV - Driven, July 2014 (NWAPA Drive Revolution) Enlarge Photo Hybrids and electric cars don't produce much powertrain noise running in electric-only mode. The smooth, near-silent ride is a perk for drivers and passengers, but some regulators believe it could constitute a safety issue for pedestrians. That led Congress to pass a law in 2010 ordering the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to issue regulations requiring "quiet cars" to make more noise. DON'T MISS: Pedestrian-Alert Noises For Electric, Hybrid Cars Delayed By NHTSA, Again The deadline for those rules was January 3, 2014, but the agency is only just now beginning to finalize them. Those rules are finally coming close to being enacted, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said...

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