Scion is weighing the possibility of using a gas-electric hybrid powertrain in the future, says a top executive of Toyota Motor Corp.’s new youth brand. Toyota is working on hybrid for NBC platform -- the basis for the Yaris (above) and several other compact cars. “We’re absolutely talking to engineering about it,” says Jim Farley, vice president-Scion. Toyota on a global scale is looking at hybrid power for at least some vehicles off of its global New Basic Car platform, ...

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