Many performance car fans are rather fond of the noises their vehicles make, but there are times when you just wish a car would shut up--the drive home after a long day at work, perhaps, or while listening to the drone of your muffler on a highway drive. For such eventualities several companies have developed noise-canceling technology, and audio specialists Bose have announced a new chip that allows the technology to be incorporated into any vehicle--not just those with Bose audio systems. According to Autoblog, a new NXP semiconductor chip allows all manner of systems to be incorporated...
Shhhh! New Tech Lets 2011 Chevrolet Equinox Get Better MPG
Improving fuel economy and reducing noise can occasionally be mutually compatible - the smooth aerodynamics of a 2011 Toyota Prius making it a refined highway cruiser, for example. However, GM is trialling a technology in the Chevrolet Equinox that makes quietness an outright necessity for...Antony Ingram
The Vroominator: At Least Your Slow Car Will Sound Fast...
Want a sports car or muscle car but don't want the expense of higher fuel bills and insurance costs? Want to enjoy the rumble of a big V8 but don't want to wake the neighbors every morning when you leave for work? Your wishes have just been answered, and for only $40. What you need is the...Antony Ingram