What’s An e-Pedal (One Pedal Driving) — And Why Is The 2018 Nissan LEAF Getting It?

Earlier this week, Nissan announced that the next-generation Nissan LEAF (which is due to debut at the start of September) will come with a feature called “e-Pedal”. Designed to make it easier and more enjoyable to drive the 2018 Nissan LEAF, the e-Pedal functionality is better known in the electric car world as one pedal driving.

But what is one-pedal driving, and why is the Nissan LEAF getting it? Moreover, why are people so excited about it?

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  • Armytrix UK

    The idea of a one pedal drive system seems like it would take some getting used to, but at the same time, it seems like it would make driving more enjoyable and responsive, which is awesome!


  • Tess Venus

    For those who drive automatic cars already it’s not much of a change over, just so much more enjoyable and far less stressful 🙂
    I was trying to imagine what it would be like living next to a motorway which only had electric vehicles on it, suddenly more people would be less averse to living close to them, just think no pollution of any kind . . . . . . keep both your lungs and your hearing in tact.