How Electric Cars Work Will Blow Your Mind - E-Pedal

Electric cars are simple, but very effective. We explain how they work

The ultimate version of this – for now – is the E-Pedal, as fitted to the Nissan Leaf. Once activated, the regenerative braking is so powerful that it actually removes the need to use the brake pedal in most situations. It’ll even bring the car to a complete stop.

But most of your power will come from plugging it in. We explain what a home charger is on the next page.