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Re: In city cruise (maybe lock the has pedal?)

Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:13 am

Limey wrote:
cwerdna wrote:^^^
LOL! Gas pedal?

yes, gas pedal was what I was trying to type.
...and if the Leaf had any gas to use, that might mean something!
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Re: In city cruise (maybe lock the has pedal?)

Fri Jun 07, 2013 12:27 pm

iluvmacs wrote:
Limey wrote:
cwerdna wrote:^^^
LOL! Gas pedal?

yes, gas pedal was what I was trying to type.
...and if the Leaf had any gas to use, that might mean something!

It could run off a Mr. Fusion 3000 and I'm still going to call it the gas pedal; just like I still roll down a window.

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Re: In city cruise (maybe lock the has pedal?)

Fri Jun 07, 2013 12:49 pm

Cruise control never automatically locks in a speed. It requires a number of button pushes to engage and a conscious action. It also typically does not work under 25 mph. That is the difference and why an auto-pedal would be more dangerous.
Limey wrote:
TomT wrote:I'm sorry, but it sounds like an incredibly dangerous idea...
I don't think anymore dangerous that cruise control for the highway.
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Re: In city cruise (maybe lock the has pedal?)

Fri Jun 07, 2013 4:27 pm

I agree, in fact, Toyota almost implemented this, but then people started accusing Toyota of a runaway problem ;) All kidding aside, I do think it's dangerous, can't imagine lawyers letting Nissan implement that feature. It reminds me of my first RC car, which had a remote like that. When you let go of the throttle, it stayed in that position (same for steering), instead of returning like every RC remote.

The only pedal change I want is where you feel a click (almost like you feel it fit in a groove) when you hit the neutral spot, making it easier to coast @ 0kWh.

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Re: In city cruise (maybe lock the has pedal?)

Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:34 pm

lion wrote:I agree, in fact, Toyota almost implemented this, but then people started accusing Toyota of a runaway problem ;) All kidding aside, I do think it's dangerous, can't imagine lawyers letting Nissan implement that feature. It reminds me of my first RC car, which had a remote like that. When you let go of the throttle, it stayed in that position (same for steering), instead of returning like every RC remote.

The only pedal change I want is where you feel a click (almost like you feel it fit in a groove) when you hit the neutral spot, making it easier to coast @ 0kWh.

Yes, even just that would be helpful in keeping an even pace.

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