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First Drive: Sailing in Stuttgart with Porsche's Cayenne S Hybrid

Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid - Click above for high-res gallery

First Drive: Sailing in Stuttgart with Porsche's Cayenne S Hybrid

Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid - Click above for high-res gallery

Toyota defends its defense of parallel hybrids

Earlier this month, Toyota Executive Veep Kazuo Okamoto made news when he defended his company's pursuit of further developing its parallel hybrid system called the Hybrid Synergy Drive. He was specifically calling out GM's development of the first mass market series hybrid, the Chevy Volt. On Toyota's own Open Road Blog, Irv Miller, Group Vi

Toyota's Irv Miller on Series vs Parallel hybrids

We reported last week on a presentation given by Toyota Executive Vice President Kazuo Okamoto in Japan. One of the slides in that presentation compared series and parallel hybrids and talked about the superiority of parallel as manifested in Toyota's Hybrid Synergy drive. Toyota wasn't able to provide ABG with a text of the presentation, but Irv Miller, the Group VP for Communications at Toyota here in th