Traditional Car Horns Aren’t the Friendliest. Here’s a New Way to Shout Hello!
Car honks always tend to convey rudeness or displeasure—but what about when we want to give a courtesy honk or just say “hello”? Some folks are trying to change the car horn, and some—like engineer Mark Rober—are actually outfitting cars to make the world a friendlier place. The next time you hear a car honk, it might be a pleasant one instead of that decades-old “get out of the way!” sound.