Porsche seeks Toyota hybrid technology deal-report

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TOKYO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - German luxury carmaker Porsche has asked Japan's Toyota , the world's second-largest auto maker, to share the hybrid technology used in its popular Prius model, a Japanese newspaper said on Tuesday. Toyota is taking a positive view of the proposed deal and expects to start negotiations soon, the Asahi Shimbun said without citing sources. Toyota's hybrid engines incorporate an electric motor alongside a gasoline engine. The motor is used for low-emission driving ...

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