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Old 08-04-2010, 05:37 PM   #43 (permalink)
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I think BAS would work (better) if you downsized your engine. Thats the main benefit of hybridization. Without EV mode or regenerative braking, whats the benefit other than faster acceleration? The engine is already oversize in every car out there for highway cruising.
Current project: Adding regenerative braking to the Mirage
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