The new Nissan LEAF will come in September of this year and will feature a new e-Pedal. This pedal allows the driver to control both acceleration and braking with one foot pedal, maximizing energy regeneration and minimizing “foot lag.”
Other vehicles on the market, such as the BMW i3, behave similarly, but are not necessarily dedicated to stop-and-go with just one pedal. The new LEAF will be.
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