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Report: Honda's large-car hybrid system getting closer

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Feb 19th, 2010 at 6:01PM

Honda hasn't shared similar success with its various hybrid automobiles as cross-town rival Toyota, despite the fact that the two Japanese automakers introduced their first gasoline/electric models around the same time. The reasons for the sales disparity are many and varied, and at least due in part to the design of Honda Integrated Motor Assist drivetrain, which doesn't quite match the level of sophistication and fuel mileage of Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive. Still, Honda is pushing forward with the next generation of its IMA system, and it will be added to larger, thirstier models... Read More

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