Brake Problems With Electric Vehicles And How To Avoid Them

If you spend any time driving an electric car, you know that they very rarely use their conventional braking systems. One-pedal driving or not, the powerful electric motors that drive the vehicle also stop your EV in most situations. While that sounds great for brake life, it also poses new challenges for EV owners. Here are those electric vehicle brake problems, and how the folks at NRS Brakes can help you avoid them.

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Does Your High Performance EV Need High Performance Brake Pads?

If you’re driving an electric vehicle, especially a high-performance model like the Tesla Model S, its easy to get used to the one-pedal driving experience that most EVs offer. Using the electric motors to stop and slow the car is such a neat trick compared with traditional braking systems. So you might be thinking that your EV doesn’t need high performance brake pads, especially when it comes time for replacement.

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How Brakes on Electric Cars Are Different

Automotive brakes haven’t changed much in nearly a century. Decades ago, engineers came up with a great system, and have largely stuck with it. With the dawn of electric vehicles, automakers had the opportunity to reinvent the system. But they decided not to. Instead, they made small changes and improvements, but left the core parts the same. Take a break and learn how brakes, how EV brakes are different, and why NRS galvanized brake pads are the perfect choice for electric vehicles.

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Tesla Brakes: What To Do If You Need To Replace Them

If you drive a Tesla, then you’re probably not spending much time thinking about brakes. Because no matter if you have a Model S, 3, X, or Y, in single, dual-motor, and Performance models, you probably don’t use them a whole lot.

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Enter to Win a Set of NRS Galvanized Brake Pads

Your brakes are the single most important safety feature of your car, so if it’s time to replace your brake pads or you just want an upgrade, we are here to help.

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Why Galvanized Brake Pads Are the Right Choice for Your EV

Aside from getting rid of your fuel bill, one of the big benefits of an electric car is when it comes to trips to the service center. Less maintenance and less use of your brake pads mean you’re saving money even beyond the cost of fuel. But because your EV uses your brakes differently than a conventional vehicle, your EV has potential service issues that a gas car might not. Here’s what that problem is, why it happens, and why NRS-EV galvanized brake pads are the right choice for your EV.

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