DEARBORN, MI – Ford Motor Co. is using software to simulate cabin noise and advance the development of quieter interiors. “Interior quietness and the craftsmanship of the vehicle sound (are) very important to us and very important to our customers,” Mark Clapper, technical leader-vehicle powertrain noise, vibration and harshness for Ford, says during a media event here today. But sometimes minor issues, such as hissing door-drain holes, can spoil even the most precise interior sound ...

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