2011 Lexus LS 600h L

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The 2011 Lexus LS series goes from large to larger, with the top-of-the-line model of this four-door luxury sedan being the hybrid LS 600h L, a long-wheel limousine that promises V-12 performance from its V-8 engine mated to Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system. The LS sedan is like luxury cars of old: It’s all about the smooth ride

2011 Lexus LS 600h L

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The 2011 Lexus LS series goes from large to larger, with the top-of-the-line model of this four-door luxury sedan being the hybrid LS 600h L, a long-wheel limousine that promises V-12 performance from its V-8 engine mated to Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system. The LS sedan is like luxury cars of old: It’s all about the smooth ride

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Lexus Tweaks the 2010 LS 600h Hybrid

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The 2010 Lexus LS 600h hybrid. Toyota Motor has made a range of technology and styling changes to the LS 600h, the full hybrid Lexus flagship first introduced in 2006 ( earlier post ), including redesigned seating, updated equipment, a new ECO driving mode and new brakes. Repackaging of the full hybrid system’s battery into two sections of six and 14 modules has reduced its overall size and freed up more luggage space in the boot.

2013 Lexus LS 600h L: Executive Luxury Hybrid

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When we think hybrid, we don't often think luxury mega-sedan, but that's exactly what you get with the new 2013 Lexus 600h L. While it shares much of its core elements with the previous model, a new look and some updates to the powertrain give the BMW ActiveHybrid 7 and the Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid shopper another alternative. With the new LS

Hybrid Lexus LS 600h Limousine Will Turn Royal Wedding Green

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No, we’re not talking about the Prince William and Kate Middleton royal wedding that’s taking place this week. We’re talking about that other royal wedding, the one between Monaco’s Prince Albert II and his bride-to-be Charlene Wittstock scheduled for July 2 of this year. Confirming his commitment for more environmentally

Lexus LS 600h Hybrid Landaulet Used To Shuttle Monaco Prince

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We already knew Prince Albert of Monaco was a bit of an activist--or at least he likes to think he is--but now he’s gone out and commissioned the development of a one-off ‘Landaulet’ to carry him and his bride-to-be Carlene Wittstock on their wedding day, this July 2. A Landaulet, for the uninitiated, is basically a regular sedan

Updated Lexus LS range includes new hybrid, the LS 600h L Premier

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Lexus has announced the specifications and prices for its new LS range, which includes the full hybrid, the LS 600h L Premier, which boasts a 5.0 Latest news Lexus hybridslitre V8 engine and delivers 439bhp (327kW) and is a snip at £99,495. The L Premier model features new technology such as the the car maker’s ‘climate concierge’ system. [.].

Looking at Lexus multi-stage hybrid system in new LS sedan, LC coupe

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The Lexus LS 500h luxury sedan that debuts this week at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show will use the same "Multi Stage Hybrid System" as the LC 500h coupe. It's a somewhat different—and arguably more complex—setup than the powertrain of the LS 600h, the previous-generation hybrid version of Lexus' flagship sedan. The LS 600h used a.

Toyota recalls Lexus hybrid models

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has announced it is to begin a new recall of vehicles including some models of a Lexus hybrid. The car giant says that around 11,500 vehicles are affected globally by the recall of some of its hybrid Lexus LS 600h model and some of its LS 460 models, to fix a steering [.]. Tags: Toyota fault hybrid Lexus LS 600h recall steering

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Lexus To Launch Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Powered LS Sedan: Report

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That''s why there have been several Lexus hybrid models over the last 10 years--including the brand''s current flagship, the LS 600h L sedan. Toyota and its Lexus luxury brand share underlying architectures, powertrain, and numerous other components across a number of their models. DON''T MISS: Lexus Keeping An Eye On Tesla, Calls Mall Stores

Cumulative global sales of Lexus hybrids pass half-million mark

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From the sale of the first RX 400h in 2005 through to the end of November this year, Lexus has sold more than 506,000 of its hybrid vehicles. In 2005, 26,000 Lexus hybrids were sold; by 30 November this year the annual total was at 113,000. Today, hybrids account for about 25% of all Lexus sales. Cumulative global sales of all Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC)-produced hybrid vehicles—i.e., Lexus hybrid cumulative sales to end-November 2012. LS 600h.

Toyota Motor Europe hybrid sales up 45% year-to-date; targeting 50% hybrid take-rate by 2020

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) reported that sales of hybrids have increased 45% so far this year compared with the same period in 2015—which was already a record year. The company is tracking to sell close to 300,000 hybrids this year, said Karl Schlicht, Executive Vice President of TME. 31% of Toyota Motor Europe’s customers have opted for a hybrid powertrain in 2016; 41% in Western Europe alone. million Toyota and Lexus hybrids have been sold on the continent.

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Lexus Sets Pricing for 2010 LS600h Hybrid

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No manufacturer of automobiles has more hybrids in its lineup than Toyota. The company makes hybrid vehicles ranging from the budget friendly Toyota Prius on up to the Lexus LS 600h with numerous additional models in between. Though a Prius can be purchased for a little over $20,000, its big brother Lexus will set you back significantly more

Toyota’s hybrid sales in Europe reach one million units

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Toyota has hit the millionth sale milestone for its hybrids in Europe with the delivery of an Auris hybrid to a driver in Germany. Hybrid sales already account for 23% of Toyota Motor Europe’s (TME’s) total sales year-to-date. In August, Toyota Motor Corporation announced that Toyota and Lexus combined had sold more than eight million hybrid cars worldwide since the launch of the Toyota Prius in 1997. Two-thirds of the hybrid sales in Europe are made in Europe.

Lexus has sold more than 1M hybrids

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Lexus International announced it has sold more than 1 million hybrid vehicles worldwide since the RX 400h went on sale in April 2005. As of the end of March 2016, Lexus had sold approximately 1,000,600 hybrid vehicles in 11 years. The hybrid drive system continues to be our core vehicle technology to help reduce CO 2 emissions, while providing a pleasurable driving experience. Today, Lexus manufactures ten hybrid models, with more on the way.

Lexus reveals new hybrid CT 200h

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Luxury carmaker, Lexus is to unveil a new full hybrid model at the forthcoming Geneva motor show. Proclaimed to be the first full hybrid within the ‘premium compact’ sector, the new CT 200h will join the brand’s blooming hybrid range which includes the RX 450h, GS 450h and LS 600h. Tags: Lexus CT 200h full geneva hybrid lf-ch

Toyota cumulative global hybrid sales pass 5M, nearly 2M in US

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Cumulative global sales of TMC hybrid models as of 31 March 2013. Cumulative global sales of Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC’s) hybrid vehicles—including plug-in hybrids— topped the 5 million unit mark as of 31 March 2013, reaching 5.125 million units.

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Toyota Europe hybrid sales up 43% year-on-year in 2013; almost 18.5% of total TME sales, 28% in W. Europe

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At the Geneva Motor Show, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) announced that European sales of hybrid vehicles reached an all-time high in 2013 totaling 156,863 units, up 43% year-on-year. Hybrid models now represent 18.5% In Western Europe, 28% of all Toyota and Lexus vehicles sold are hybrid models. This progress is mainly due to the excellent sales performance of hybrid models. Yaris Hybrid sales represented 28% of total Yaris sales in 2013. Europe Hybrids Sales

Lexus LS 500h performance luxury hybrid makes its world premiere at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show; Multi Stage Hybrid System

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Lexus unveiled the 2018 Lexus LS 500h, the full hybrid version of its new flagship sedan, in Geneva. The model follows on the world premiere of the twin-turbo gas V6-powered LS 500 at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January. Hybrids

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UCS Hybrid ScoreCard Dings Automakers for Forced Features in Hybrid Offerings

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A new hybrid ranking—the Hybrid Scorecard —for consumers released by the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that while many automakers are selling hybrid vehicles with significantly enhanced environmental performance and fuel economy at a reasonable cost, they too often inflate prices by including what UCS deems unnecessary luxury features, such as DVD players, keyless entry systems and leather interiors. Hybrids don’t have to be luxury vehicles.

Toyota and Ford See Hybrid Gains in March, While Honda Hybrids Drop

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The top two vendors of hybrids in the US, Toyota and Ford, each reported strong gains in hybrid sales in March 2010 year-on-year. Toyota saw its overall hybrid sales grow 21.6% Ford reported hybrid sales of 3,050 units, up 69.3% Honda, however, reported a decrease in hybrid sales of 22.2% Toyota remains the leading seller of hybrids in the US, lead by the Prius, the sales of which jumped up 32.1% Sales of the Camry Hybrid were down 39.4%

Toyota Global Cumulative Hybrid Sales Top 2M

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Annual global sales of TMC hybrids. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has cumulatively sold more than 2 million hybrid vehicles since the launch in 1997 in Japan of the Coaster Hybrid EV in August and the Prius in December. Cumulative sales of TMC hybrid passenger vehicles by model.

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Continental refines Conti.eContact tire for hybrids

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Continental has refined the Conti.eContact tire, originally launched in 2011 with electric vehicles in mind ( earlier post ), to meet the needs of hybrid models. When hybrid vehicles run in electric mode they are virtually silent.

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Lexus Brings Hybrid Bicycle Concept to the UK

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Lexus has brought its Hybrid Bicycle concept, first introduced at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, to the UK, in conjunction with the announcement of Lexus’ title sponsorship of the Great British Bike Ride, a four-day charity fun ride that will see hundreds of cyclists following a course from Land’s End to the home of English rugby at Twickenham. The Lexus hybrid bicycle concept. The Lexus Hybrid Bicycle has all-wheel drive, by means of a belt system.

US Hybrid Sales Down 45.5% in April

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Monthly US sales of hybrids. Reported sales of hybrids in the US reported by Toyota, Honda, Ford, GM and Nissan dropped 45.5% year-on-year in April to 21,735, despite full month sales for the new Honda Insight and the Ford Fusion and Milan hybrids. of LS sales.

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September Auto Sales Plunge in Aftermath of Cash for Clunkers; SAAR at 9.2M units, LDV Sales Down 41% from August, Hybrid Sales Down 48%

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Reported hybrid sales by month. Reported sales of hybrids in September dropped 4.1% Reported sales do not include sales of the Mercedes S400 hybrid, which went onsale in the US late in August.) Compared to August results (38,701 units), however, hybrid sales dropped 48.4%.

Hybrid Cayenne S is Red Hot!

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We first told you about plans for a 2009 Porsche Cayenne hybrid nearly two years ago, and not much has been said or written about it since. Now, the long awaited debut of a hybrid Cayenne is nearly over with an expected release date sometime in 2010.

US Hybrid Sales in March 2009 Down 44% Year-on-Year; Monthly New Vehicle Market Share of 2.5%

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Reported US sales of hybrids. US sales of hybrids in March 2009 as reported by the automakers dropped 44% by volume year-on-year to 21,433 units; that performance was worse than the total light duty vehicle market, which posted a 36.8% US hybrids monthly new vehicle market share.

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Reported US Hybrid Sales Up 5.2% Year on Year in June; 3% New Vehicle Market Share for the Month

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Hybrid new vehicle market share by month. Reported sales of hybrids in the US increased 5.2% For the first half of 2009, hybrids held a 2.6% Hybrids significantly outperformed the total light-duty vehicle market, which dropped 27.7% Reported US hybrid sales by month.

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Reported Sales of US Hybrids Up 48.6% in August; 3.07% Market Share

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Market share of reported hybrid sales in the US. Buoyed by the extension of the US Cash for Clunkers (CARS) program, as well as the availability of more hybrid models on the market, reported sales of hybrids in the US jumped 48.6% OEM hybrid market share.

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Total Sales of Toyota and Lexus Hybrids Top 1M Mark in US

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Total combined Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicle sales in the US have topped the one million mark, according to Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA. Overall, cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota and Lexus hybrids have exceeded 1.7 Toyota plans to introduce 10 new hybrid models between now and 2012 in various global markets, with sales of one million gas-electric hybrids per year, worldwide, sometime early in the next decade.

Reported US Sales of Hybrids Drop 31.2% in January; 2.3% New Vehicle Market Share

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Monthly reported sales of hybrids in the US. Reported sales of hybrids in the US in January dropped 32.2% Hybrids took a 2.34% share of the new vehicle market for the month. Monthly new vehicle market share for hybrids in the US. Camry Hybrid sold 1,141 units, a 69.6%

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BMW X6 ActiveHybrid Arrives

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BMW set out to build the fastest, most powerful, best driving hybrid vehicle in the world. Scheduled to be available next year, the 2010 BMW Active Hybrid X6 is in a relatively new category called the &# Sports Activity Coupe&# or SAC for short.

Volvo call on Mayor to redress the Congestion Charge balance

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Since the charging zone began operating in 2003 Hybrid cars have been exempt from the charge (currently £8.00 Further complications are just around the corner when plug-in hybrids, diesel hybrids, and the next generation of conventional powered engines are made available.

LA show displays green car ‘glimpse into the future’

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More importantly, will feature more than 50 of the newest hybrids and alternative. fuel vehicles including hybrids, modern clean-diesel, electric, hydrogen fuel cell and ethanol powered vehicles. Mercedes-Benz will also debut its all-new S400 Hybrid. BMW X6 Active Hybrid. •