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Old 01-21-2012, 05:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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2-Mode Hybrids in the Snow

I don't just mean GM's Two-Mode, but any strong/full hybrid.

I was driving today and aside from terrible gas mileage (13MPG on the computer when I got home six miles later--new tank) I noticed something else.

The readout which shows energy flow below the speedometer was getting jittery. Normally, the power-flow arrows are steady moving dashed lines. Today, they were alternating between dashed and near-solid.

What gives? Some kind of traction thing? (Poorly plowed roads, for the win!)

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Old 01-21-2012, 09:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Oh yes they do. Check my fuel log.

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