Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ford looks for quiet driver experience in electric vehicles

Ford has used its Electric Vehicles Facebook profile to raise an important issue – noise pollution from electric cars. That might sound like a contradiction in terms, thanks to the near-silent running of some electric vehicles, but the concern is not the car’s engine itself. Instead, Ford is looking for the best way to alert […]

Chevrolet goes buzz-friendly

Motorists with a love of quiet journeys might not want their trips to be accompanied by any buzzing sounds, but Chevrolet is aiming to make sure one classic British buzz is heard for years to come. The motoring marque is aiming to keep the bumblebee fit and healthy by planting flowerbeds in the shape of […]

Peace and quiet rule on family road trips

Families planning to head away together in their car this summer could stand to benefit more than most from the peace and quiet of automotive insulations. Research by Peugeot ahead of the launch of the Peugeot 308 found one in five parents have either narrowly avoided an accident or have suffered an incident on the […]

Acoustic glazing among Audi A7 automotive insulation features

A new all-wheel-drive addition to the Audi A7 Sportback range features acoustic glazing among its optional automotive insulation add-ons, cutting down on the distracting engine and road noise that makes it to the driver’s ears during a journey. From next month, the Audi A7 Sportback 3.0 TDI 204PS is due to become available in a quattro all-wheel-drive […]

Automotive insulation keeps Peugeot 508 RXH interior cabin noise-free

Acoustic side windows are among the automotive insulation features of the new Peugeot 508 RXH diesel-electric hybrid, helping to deliver prestige styling for the vehicle and a quieter driving experience for the motorist. The new model is part of Peugeot’s “modern and enhanced vision”, offering a glimpse into an original world of road vehicles designed […]