How does 2013 Nissan leaf generate electricity? What is capacity of gas tank?

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Asked by Dec 12, 2012 at 12:38 PM about the 2012 Nissan Leaf SL

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2013 Nissan LEAF has no gas tank. It is an all electric, battery operated vehicle. It charges from regular house electrical power or from a special quick charger which will give an 80% charge in 30 minutes. Regenerative braking recaptures some of the energy which would otherwise be lost as heat in braking (stopping or slowing down).

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