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Automakers Must Make ‘Quiet Vehicles’ Noisier By 2020, Says NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a final rule establishing minimum sound-level requirements for low-speed operation of hybrid and electric vehicles.

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