Audi e-tron Sportback full electric luxury crossover SUV car on display at Brussels Expo
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The Truth About Regenerative Braking

In 1967, the Amitron concept debuted regenerative braking to the masses. This square three-seater was the first vehicle the use the kinetic energy of its commute to power its motor. Although the Amitron didn’t ever make it to production, the technology lived on. Regenerative braking is now in nearly every forerunning electric vehicle on the …

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What is Regenerative Braking?

You may have heard the phrase “regenerative braking” in the context of hybrid or electric vehicles, but when it is explained the concept seems overly simplified. In a traditional car, the braking system uses drum brakes or disk brakes with brake pads to slow the car. The mechanisms are simple but wear easily and need …