[Ads-l] Obsolete term: "gas pedal" in an electric car =?UTF-8?Q?=E2=80=93_?=alternatives "potentiometer" or "accelerator"

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 26 20:59:43 UTC 2019

A participant in a YouTube video discussion about the engineering of
electric cars started to say the phrase "when I step on the gas
pedal", but he stopped before saying "gas pedal". After a delay he
suggested "potentiometer" (I think), and another participant suggested

Website: YouTube
Title: Sandy Munro: Model 3 manufacturing, Model Y wiring, and EV competition
Date: Aug 19, 2019


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