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. Also, the system will not signal for an increase in engine speed to boost power when the vehicle is at idle. Tags: Hybrids Click to enlarge.

Green Autos in the Times: Hybrid Hype, Hydrogen Hooey and Electric Dreams

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Ellick and Don Sherman's moronic and facile hydrogen vehicles video shot in the New Jersey field where the Hindenberg met its firey demise. Toyota comes in for a smackdown by Lawrence Ulrich ( Conspicuous Consumption With Green Illusions ) on it's high class hybrids. Writing about the $121,000 Lexus LS 600h L: "th[is] hybrid may have set a new standard for automotive hyperbole.

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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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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.

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. In 2013 total Toyota Motor Europe sales reached 847,540 vehicles, an increase of 9,569 units from 2012, equalling a 0.2 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 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. Camry hybrid is the second-most popular, with 8.3%

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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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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% Overall, Toyota reported an increase in total light duty vehicle sales of 40.7% According to Autodata, total light-duty vehicle sales in the US grew 24.3%

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. new vehicle market share.

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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% new vehicle share. Hybrids significantly outperformed the total light-duty vehicle market, which dropped 27.7%

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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. In the aftermath of the summer sales boom fueled by the US Cash for Clunkers program, September 2009 light duty vehicles sales dropped back to pre-incentive lows. Reported sales of hybrids in September dropped 4.1% Tags: Hybrids Sales

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% by volume from the year before to a combined 15,400 units, a lower rate of decline than that of the overall light-duty vehicle market in the month. of all LS sales.

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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.

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% of new vehicle sales in August 2009.

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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 million vehicles through January of this year. 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.

BMW X6 ActiveHybrid Arrives

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BMW set out to build the fastest, most powerful, best driving hybrid vehicle in the world. What they came up with is part sports coupe, part SUV, and part sports activity vehicle. Here is a video of the BMW X6 Active Hybrid from AutoSpies.com: [link].

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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The show, based at the Los Angeles Convention Center will host more than 30 significant world and North American debuts and feature more than 900 vehicles from sports cars and sedans to crossovers and minivans. More importantly, will feature more than 50 of the newest hybrids and alternative.