Lexus passes cumulative global sales of 2M electrified vehicles; HEVs and BEV

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Since the launch of the RX400h hybrid in 2005, Lexus has continued to expand. In addition, by 2050, Lexus will achieve carbon neutrality throughout the entire vehicle lifecycle such as materials, parts, and vehicle manufacturing along with logistics, driving, and disposal/recycling.

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Lexus Prices the New 2010 RX 450h

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Lexus has set the base US Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 2010 RX 450h at $41,660 for the front-wheel drive (FWD) model and $43,250 for the all-wheel drive (AWD) version. The original RX400h debuted in 2005. While achieving improved fuel economy, the new RX450h produces 295 total system horsepower, 27 more than the current generation RX400h.

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More information on hybrid sales slump

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Here is how each manufacturer faired: Ford: The addition of the Fusion and Milan Hybrids gave Ford a neat boost with hybrid sales up 21 per cent compared to April 2008. Together the two cars sold 2,299 units. Sales of its RX400h Hybrid were down 59.7 Yesterday we told you how hybrid sales continued their downward trend in the US. Today we have more information with a breakdown of those sales. Overall, reported sales of hybrids dropped 45.5