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Wikispeed: How A 100 mpg Car Was Developed In 3 Months (forbes.com)
10 points by ph0rque 1845 days ago | hide | past | web | 2 comments | favorite

I find this pretty incredible. The price point is interesting, it's what i paid for my base model mid sized sedan a year ago. I don't know anything about cars, I assumed the technology for 100mpg cars was not practical. I am curious about the transmission. AFAIK nissan's CVT transmission is an improvement over automatic transmissions. There are possibly other CVT designs out there: http://www.go4funding.com/startup-capital/Research-and-Devel...

Their website has more on their CVT's http://www.newtoothedcvt.com/

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