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3How the Honda Accord PHEV blends Eco Assist and adaptive cruise control

As we detailed in our First Drive report of the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid, the powertrain involved is a bit confusing for non-engineers to understand. Of course, you don't need to know, exactly, what's going on under the hood, but we were still curious about how the Accord PHEV integrates Eco mode with the adaptive cruise control. Specifically, does the ACC adjust speed to take maximum advantage of regenerative braking (and thus electric range)?

AddHonda decides eco-features, not hot people at the beach, should define Insight ads

2010 Honda Insight - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddLA 2008: Honda shows off Insight's Eco Assist dashboard

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