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  1. How does the Volt dump kinetic excess kinetic energy?

    Propulsion Systems - Chevy Volt
    I have a question for the engineering geeks here: Let's assume I am at the top of a mountain, and I've fully charged a Gen 1 Volt. Then, as I go down the LONG hill, the car puts some of the regenerative braking energy into the battery. How does the car brake when the battery is absolutely...