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Old 09-14-2009, 10:57 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by zjrog View Post
Mike, man... I'm not understanding your acronyms. But I won't have any issue fabricating stuff... I'm a Jeep guy!!!
IMA = Integrated Motor Assist, which means the addition of a motor driving the wheels. Just like its implementation in an Insight.
HSD = Hybrid Synergy Drive. Look it up to understand how it works, but it basically integrates an eCVT into the hybrid system, just like in the Prius. MG1/2 are the motor/generators in HSD and PSD is the Power Split Device.
If America manages to eliminate obesity, we would save as much fuel as if every American were to stop driving for three days every year. To be slender like Tiffany Yep is to be a real hypermiler...

Allie Moore and I have a combined carbon footprint much smaller than that of one average American...
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