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Brake lights are a major safety feature on vehicles that provide a fair warning to drivers traveling behind them. On this bonus episode we discuss recent findings in Consumer Reports' tests that discover potential safety issues with brake lights on EVs from Genesis, Hyundai, Kia, and Mercedes-Benz.





00:00 - Introduction

00:22 - Topic: Braking without brake lights

01:02 - Disclaimer

01:55 - What is one-pedal driving

03:57 - Hyundai; Kia; Genesis: issue with one-pedal driving

05:21 - CR’s test findings

07:46 - Federal law for vehicle brake lights

09:09 - CR’s recommendation for one-pedal operation in Hyundai; Kia; Genesis EVs

11:36 - Mercedes-Benz: one-pedal driving issue

14:21 - CR’s recommendation for one-pedal driving in Mercedes-Benz EVs

15:12 - Conclusion




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