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How Regenerative Braking Works


Regenerative Braking Diagram
Regenerative Braking Diagram
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­This simple diagram shows how a regenerative braking system is able to recapture some of the vehicle's kinetic energy and convert it into electricity. This electricity is then used to recharge the vehicle's batteries.

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