NORTON wrote:Brand T and B do not have blended brakes on their BEV brake pedal. The brake pedal is friction brakes, Only.
Whoa? I had NO idea! I guess that's why T & B always complain about lack of 1 pedal driving, even for gas cars.
There really needs to be a 'Sarcasm Font' on forums like this, no?
this is sarcasm, I'm not sure without some help.....
I test drove a Tesla P85D and a BMW i3. Both require the '1 foot driving' method.
No 'adjusting yourself' or shifting around in the seat. You must
keep your foot on the Go pedal at all times. (Not sure what you are talking about with the gassers.)
For a first time test drive of an EV this may feel strange and unusual. It is.
Some owners embrace this new method! Others like a plane old fashioned 'Coast' from the car and not have to work for it.
In fact the i3 uses power to bring the car to a complete stop
if you take your foot off the Go pedal, and at a strong deceleration rate. The brake lights come on because of this.
(I would hate this in slick winter driving). I need a normal 'Coast' with foot off the Go pedal.
I didn't test this on the P85D. I have read that both can be config'd for different levels of regen with 'foot off the Go pedal'. And I read on both cars the brake pedal is just an old fashioned brake pedal, No regen from the brake pedal. This may be wrong....
'14 Spark EV 2LT w/ DCFC. 91k miles.
'17 Bolt Premier w/ It All! 59k miles.
GM needs Modern Troubleshooting tools for Modern EV's.
3 step Trouble Tree, 1st try, nope, 2nd try / cost $800. 3rd try fixed it.