You might want to spend some time reading about MIMA on InsightCentral.net too. It's amazing the way you can trace the design and development all the way back to initial ideas. Be sure to read about forced auto stop, the cardboard trick, and various other ways that Insight owners are modifying their cars. It's more than a product you order and install, it's a way of thinking.
"Notice the car stereo. It runs Linux, a fitting companion to the car" - Armin