Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in The Cat Who Walks Through Walls
by Robert Heinlein

A time travel and multiverse novel making use of a variety of characters from Heinlein's past novels, including Lazarus Long (Methuselah's Children) and Jubal Harshaw (Stranger in a Strange Land). This is a very late Heinlein effort.

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What Should A Hybrid Sound Like?
   If a car could make any sound, what sound should it make?

Electric Cars To Make Noise By Law?
   A quarter-century ago, an SF writer thought that it might be cool to give silent cars real engine sounds. Now, you might be forced to - and no way to turn it off.

Audi E-Sound Gives Electric Cars A Voice
   I seem to recall this idea from a Heinlein novel.

EU Parliament Requires Electric Cars To Make Noise
   '...a sound tape to supply the noise of a soi-disant "[internal combustion]" engine...'- Robert Heinlein, 1985.

Vroom! Your Car Or Truck's Engine Noise Might Be Fake
   '... a sound tape to supply the noise'- Robert Heinlein, 1985.

Should We Permit Computers To Create Their Own Language?
   'Talk Between Robots radio...' - Frederik Pohl, 1954.

Quiet Electric Cars Law Finalized By US Transportation Department
   '... a sound tape to supply the noise'- Robert Heinlein, 1985.

Jaguar I-Pace Audible Vehicle Alert System For EVs
   'Of course not a vehicle moved by means of internal explosions of a derivative of rock oil...' - Robert Heinlein, 1985.

Tesla Model 3 Has Outside Speaker Grille
   Robert Heinlein does it again.

AVAS Noisemakers Required For EVs By EU
   '...a sound tape to supply the noise of a soi-disant "[internal combustion]" engine...'- Robert Heinlein, 1985.

IconicSounds Electric - BMW EV Scored By Hans Zimmer
   '...and a sound tape to supply the noise.' - Robert Heinlein, 1985.

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in the News

San Francisco Wants ED-209, Or Maybe Robocop
re: Harlan Ellison
(11/19/2022)

Seoul Self-Driving 42dot Bus Unveiled
re: Henry Kuttner
(11/17/2022)

T. Gondii And The Leaders Of The Pack
re: Larry Niven
(11/15/2022)

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