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MTSU Students Retrofit Hub Motors (Converting an Accord into a plug-in Hybrid)

Here's an interesting approach to converting a front wheel drive Accord to a hybrid by adding hub motors to the existing rear drum brake:

Students Help Develop Plug-In Hybrid Retrofit Kit

EDIT added by Darin: MTSU news article - Students push Perry’s gas-saving project to next level

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