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    We've seen plenty of discussion on the merits of pedestrian warning systems for hybrid and all-electric vehicles. From synthesized engine sounds to the noise of George Jetson's flying car, automakers and the aftermarket industry have worked to come up with a way to keep people aware of a vehicle's presence.

    Now it looks as if Domino's Pizza is having some fun with a safe sound system for the company's electric delivery scooters in the Netherlands. Using a human voice to replicate the sound of a small-displacement gasoline engine, the scooter is both hilarious and safe.

    It also makes for good advertising, though we'd hate to be the guy behind the handlebars after a few hours on the job. Between synthesized revs, the "engine" exclaims "Domino's!" and "Pizza!" in what can only be described as the perfect Netherlands accent. Scroll down for a quick chuckle.



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    Imagine a plug in hybrid sounding like a Z06 with a straight pipe.
    If nothing happens and there is no one around why did it not happen?

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    So they have lousy delivery Pizza in Amsterdam too?
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    ****ty pizza delivered on awesome scooters

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny_Se7en View Post
    Imagine a plug in hybrid sounding like a Z06 with a straight pipe.
    Did anyone see The Dilemma with Vince Vaughn and Kevin James? Not a good movie but the character played by Kevin James is an engineer of some sort trying to develop hotrod sounds and vibrations for electric cars. IIRC they were installing the system in a new Charger or Challenger, it sounded good anyway. It might be a good idea as a transition to electric anyway although I guess that sound system would kill your mileage.

    Did I mention Jennifer Connelly is in it?
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    Making fake engine noises come out of electric cars is ludicrous.
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