Exclusive: Selecting a 'voice' for the Renault ZOE wasn't easy

Leon Poultney
Exclusive: Selecting a 'voice' for the Renault ZOE wasn't easy
Exclusive: Selecting a 'voice' for the Renault ZOE wasn't easy

Creating a car that runs on nothing more than bog standard electricity was the easy part of Renault's latest foray into zero emissions motoring... Giving it a voice was not so trouble-free.

Save the planet it might, but the major issue with a vehicle that is propelled by electric motors is the fact they don't produce a sound when driven at low speeds - particularly troublesome around the streets of busy towns and cities.