The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says it will extend tax credit eligibility to gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles. The IRS already gives credits for electric vehicles. The amount of the tax credit for hybrids is still under discussion, but EVs are eligible for $2,000 credits. The decision is expected to be a boon for Japanese auto makers Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. Ltd., whose Prius and Insight, respectively, are the only hybrid vehicles currently for sale in the U.S. ...

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