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UK: British Make Nissan Deactivate Leaf EV’s Backup Warning Signal

So much for safety! The Brits say the Nissan Leaf pedestrian warning noise system activated when the battery-electric vehicle is reversing has got to go – or be modified so it can be turned off at night – because of noise pollution restrictions.

Thumbnail image for Nissan-LEAF-Electric-Car-on-granite-pavers.jpgThe Japanese automaker is disabling the continuous beep of its reverse pedestrian warning system because of U.K. government demands, confirmed Tom Barnard, a Nissan spokesman in the U.K.

Nissan has said that the process might cause a slight delay in the arrival on British shores of the first Leafs on order in the country – the cars were to have gone on sale this week – according to an article in the Northern Echo newspaper.

The “whoosh”-like sound effects the car emits when traveling forward hasn’t been touched, though, said Barnard.
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