Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 8 years ago

Physics Question - Electric Vehicle?

Electric vehicles increase speed by using an electric motor that draws energy from a battery. When the vehicle slows, the motor runs as a generator, recharging the battery. Explain why this means that an electric vehicle can be more efficient than a gasoline-fueled vehicle.

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
    Best Answer

    gas cars do not use regenerative braking. They could, but it wouldn't be cost effective.

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