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Old 01-04-2013, 04:58 PM   #57
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I think the "Sky-Active" moniker was chosen to emphasize the environmental benefits to the new engines: better fuel economy, lower CO2, etc., along with decent performance. (Sky=atmosphere, active=go, get it?)

Japanese manufacturers are good at coming up with puzzling English product names. I rate the "Sky-Active" name higher than Honda's new "Earth Dreams" line of GDI engines. Now if Honda's target demographic includes gophers and badgers...
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