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“It starts by … ignoring the warming sign that says if you open this panel you will be killed.”

“It starts by … ignoring the warming sign that says if you open this panel you will be killed.”

EV World Open Access Article Honda's first hybrid and still the reigning mileage champ in America, the Insight is rated at 69 mpg highway, 61 mpg city. Adding the MIMA system allowed Mike Dabrowski's cousin to increase this to 93.5 mpg, just by enabling the driver to exercise more control over the standard 144-volt battery. Hacking Honda’s Insight for Fun and Efficiency Mike Dabrowski explains how he figured out how to improve the fuel economy the world’s most fuel-efficient hybrid. By Bill Moore Tweet | Open Access Article Originally Published: October 09, 2005 Dabrowski noted that there are obvious limitations to this because of the size of the Insight's NiMH battery pack. You won't be able to crest a long series of hills without depleting the pack, but this is where MIMA comes into play again, because it enables the driver to also control the amount of regenerative brak...

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