Lexus LF-Z is Watts New

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Today, Lexus dropped the LF-Z concept car, stepping on the electric-vehicle (EV) accelerator. The post Lexus LF-Z is Watts New appeared first on The Truth About Cars. By 2025, the company expects to have 20 new PHEV, HEV, and BEV models from which to choose.

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Lexus LF-Z electrified concept

Electric Vehicles India

Lexus LF-Z electrified concept. Lexus, the luxury automotive brand from Toyota reveals their LF-Z electrified concept. So let’s know more about what is in the reveal of the Lexus LF-Z electrified concept. Lexus Future.

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Lexus to display new LF-Z Electrified concept at Auto Shanghai 2021

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Lexus plans to display the LF-Z Electrified Concept at Auto Shanghai 2021, which opens on 19 April 19 in Shanghai, China.

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Toyota Mirai, Lexus LS 500h to debut "partial hands-free" driver-assistance system

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Toyota Teammate and Lexus Teammate will launch on the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell sedan and Lexus LS 500h luxury sedan, respectively.

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First Lexus EV to offer 10-year battery warranty

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Lexus’ first full electric vehicle, the UX 300E, unveiled in China in November 2019, will offer a 10-year (or 1 million kilometer / 621,000 mile) battery warranty. For the UX 300e, Lexus developed a battery cell air-cooling system which is safer and lighter than water-cooled systems.

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Lexus LF-Z Electrified concept: Sleek crossover previews future EVs from Toyota luxury brand

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Lexus has long shunned electric cars in favor of hybrids, but the Toyota luxury brand finally appears ready to take all-electric vehicles seriously. By 2025, Lexus will

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Lexus presents LF-30 Electrified concept

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Lexus unveiled its “Lexus Electrified” vision for an upcoming generation of electrified vehicles. Headlining this was the debut of the Lexus LF-30 Electrified Concept, which made its world premiere at the 46 th Tokyo Motor Show 2019. The “Lexus Electrified” vision targets a fundamental leap in vehicle performance, handling, control and driver enjoyment—even as mobility within society continues to change with autonomous driving and vehicle electrification.

2019 163

Lexus UX 300e: Lexus's first EV

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Lexus has launched its first battery electric vehicle. The Lexus UX 300e was unveiled at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition in China and is the first car under the Lexus Electrified banner

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Lexus details dual-motor drive tech for future hybrids and electric cars

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Lexus is planning a dual-motor all-wheel-drive system for future hybrids and electric cars. Called DIRECT4, the system includes an electric motor and transaxle for both the front and rear axles, Lexus said in a press release.

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2021 Lexus ES 300h: Lithium-ion battery adds trunk space to 44-mpg hybrid sedan

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The 2021 Lexus ES 300h hybrid sedan gets a handful of changes for the new model year, including a new, more compact, lithium-ion battery pack.

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First Lexus electric car: Battery covered by 10-year, 600,000+ mile warranty

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The first Lexus electric car will get the most generous battery warranty coverage of any EV so far when it arrives in Europe by early next year.

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Lexus to reveal upcoming electric car at Tokyo auto show

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Lexus is reportedly working on a new electric model to unveil at the Tokyo motor show in October. Quoting Lexus chief Koji Sato, the report says the car will be a "tall, boxy The car will be a small city electric car, based on an updated version of the company's 2015 LF-SA concept, according to a report in British car magazine Autocar.

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Lexus introduces the UX 300e, its first EV, in China; on sale in China and Europe in 2020

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Lexus is introducing its first battery electric vehicle (BEV), the UX 300e, at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. Lexus focus on sound management lets drivers enjoy comfortable tranquility in the cabin.

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Kia EV6 reveal, Mercedes EQS details, Lexus Electrified concept, Biden EV plan: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which California EV startup abruptly changed its business plan? Which automaker created a separate plug-in hybrid system for performance cars? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 2, 2021.

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Kia EV6, Lexus LF-Z Electrified, Rivian warranty, Voltswagen for VW: Today’s Car News

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Lexus rolls out a concept for a new generation of EVs, but “electrified” is the keyword. The first dedicated EV from Kia, called EV6, could be a challenger to the Model Y Performance.

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Lexus Fuel Cell Car Likely To Be Based on New LS Luxury Sedan

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The next-generation Lexus LS luxury sedan could be offered with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain option. After multiple reports that Toyota was considering this for its luxury brand, Lexus unveiled a fuel-cell concept car at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. The Lexus LF-FC is a large fuel-cell sedan that the carmaker says previews its next flagship. Tokyo Motor Show Lexus LS

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Minicars And Microcars: How Small Could Lexus Go?

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The Lexus LF-SA Concept that made a first appearance this past month at the Geneva Motor Show definitely pushes the brand into unexpected design territory—and down to an unexpectedly small size. At just 136 inches long, 67 inches wide, and 56 inches high, the concept that Lexus described as “an ultra-compact, sub-B-segment, urban. Lexus LF-SA Concept Minicars concepts microcars small cars urban-cars

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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. Today, Lexus manufactures ten hybrid models, with more on the way. —Tokuo Fukuichi, President of Lexus International. Today, Lexus sells 10 hybrid models and is the luxury brand with the widest hybrid line-up.

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Apple car, Lexus motor tech, hydrogen fuel-cell tax credit: Today's Car News

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Lexus detailed new motor technology. Apple's reportedly working on an electric car. The federal tax credit for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles was extended. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Lexus introducing LC 500h luxury coupe with next-generation Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System at Geneva

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Lexus will unveil the hybrid version of its all-new LC luxury coupe at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The LC 500h is equipped with Lexus’ next-generation hybrid powertrain, the Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System, providing enhanced driving pleasure, more performance, and greater efficiency. Inspired by the LF-LC concept that debuted in 2012, the LC represents a shift in Lexus’ engineering processes and design ideologies, and marks the beginning of a new phase for the Lexus brand.

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Lexus hybrid gains, VW ID.4 preview, California’s diesel optics: Today’s Car News

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Lexus is adding more trunk space to one of its hybrid models with a battery swap. The luxurious 2021 Lexus ES 300h hybrid sedan gets fitted with a lighter, more compact. California is sending some conflicting signals about diesel. And what can we expect from the Volkswagen ID.4

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Lexus Safety System+ now standard equipment across the 2020 Model Year lineup

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The Lexus Safety System+ will be a standard feature in all US Lexus vehicles starting with the 2020 model year. Designed to help protect drivers, passengers and pedestrians, the Lexus Safety System+ is an integrated suite of four advanced active safety packages anchored by automated pre-collision warning and braking. This system is engineered to help detect a preceding vehicle or a pedestrian in front of the Lexus under certain conditions.

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New Lexus LC 500h with Multi Stage Hybrid System

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Following the world premiere of the V8-powered LC 500 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January 2016, Lexus introduced its hybrid variant, the new LC 500h. The LC is a new flagship 2+2 performance coupe for Lexus’ global model range, and will go on sale in the US in Spring 2017. Lexus has succeeded in increasing maximum engine rpm from 6,000 to 6,600 rpm.

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Lexus UX300e electric car revealed for China, Europe, Japan—but not US

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Lexus is launching an all-electric variant of its compact UX crossover just about everywhere but the United States, the company announced Friday, dipping its toes into a market it has traditionally shunned.

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Lexus debuts in India with hybrid-focused line-up

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Lexus made its debut in India today. At the launch, Lexus unveiled three models chosen with the Indian driver in mind—the RX 450h, ES 300h , and LX450d vehicles. The all-new Lexus LS made a surprise appearance in a sneak preview at the end of the show. Lexus said that its focus on hybrid vehicles shows a clear understanding of Indian consumers—they have an desire for luxury, coupled with sensibilities around the need for high-performing yet eco-friendly vehicles.

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2019 Lexus UX 250h review

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As a hybrid-only model, the Lexus UX makes a bold statement in the compact SUV market: efficient, fun to drive and eye-catching. But many alternatives are cheaper and more spacious

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Some 2019-2020 Toyota and Lexus hybrids recalled for coolant leak concern

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Toyota and its Lexus luxury brand will recall 44,191 vehicles—including four hybrid models—from model years 2019 and 2020 over possible coolant leaks.

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KDDI, AT&T to connect Toyota and Lexus vehicles in US with 4G LTE starting in the fall

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Toyota and Lexus are bringing connected car capabilities to their vehicles in the United States. Toyota Motor North America, KDDI and AT&T will collaborate to enable 4G LTE connectivity for all new model Toyota and Lexus cars and trucks. Features will include: Wi-Fi hotspots so owners of select Toyota and Lexus vehicles can stream, browse and share entertainment among multiple smartphones and tablets from the open road.

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Lexus confirms first electric car for November intro, plug-in hybrid soon after

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Lexus has confirmed today, in an announcement corresponding with the Tokyo auto show, that it will introduce its first production-bound electric car very soon—in November 2019. Although Lexus said little more about that actual EV, it’s suspected to be what Lexus chief Koji Sato had previously described as a “tall, boxy

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Lexus prices new three-row RX 450hL hybrid starting at $50,620

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Lexus is pricing the new 2018 RX 450hL three-row hybrid SUV—announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2017—with a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $50,620—$1,550 more than its gasoline-engined RX 350L AWD three-rowed sibling. Lexus introduced the first luxury hybrid—the 2006 RX 400h—and now holds 40% of the US luxury hybrid market. With the new RXhL model, Lexus extended the body length 4.3

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Lexus to introduce new active safety package from 2015

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Lexus will next year launch the “Lexus Safety System +” package, a newly-developed set of active safety technologies designed to help prevent or mitigate collisions across a wide range of vehicle speeds. As part of a multi-faceted approach to active safety, the Lexus Safety System + package combines millimeter-wave radar with a camera, achieving high reliability and performance. Lexus Safety System + PCS Capabilities.

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VW electric pickup, Bill Gates buys an EV, Toyota and Lexus hybrid recall: Today’s Car News

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Toyota and Lexus are recalling some of their hybrids—and other vehicles—for engine issues. Some Toyota and Lexus hybrid models from the 2019 and. VW might (eventually) have an electric pickup.

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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. including the Lexus brand—since 1997 topped 4.60 The fifth Lexus hybrid (and its most recent introduction in Europe) is the CT 200h, which debuted in late 2011.

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2014 Lexus Hybrids: Ultimate Guide

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As part of the Toyota empire, Lexus was one of the first carmakers to realize the potential of hybrids, and the company now has a wide range of hybrids, competing in several market classes. So successful has Lexus''s hybrid range been, that the company has now sold over half a million--and with new models on the horizon, their popularity is only

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Lexus reveals second version of LF-LC hybrid sports car concept; Advanced Lexus Hybrid Drive develops 500 hp

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Lexus Australia revealed the second version of the Lexus LF-LC hybrid concpet, which made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year ( earlier post ), the new LF-LC Blue. Lexus LF-LC Blue. New to LF-LC and derived from project LFA, LF-LC leverages Lexus’ in-house experience in marrying carbon fiber and aluminium alloy materials to achieve a light body mass.

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Lexus teases design of upcoming city-sized electric car

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Lexus has released a teaser shot—and video burst—for a new electric-car concept, due to be revealed later this month at the Tokyo Motor Show. The model, which is expected to be a production-bound small city car based on the Lexus LF-SA concept from 2015, will be what Lexus chief Koji Sato described to Autocar earlier this year as being

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Lexus Promises 10 Electrified Cars (BEV/PHEV/HEV) By 2025


Electric cars will use a BEV-dedicated platform

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

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Toyota and its Lexus luxury brand share underlying architectures, powertrain, and numerous other components across a number of their models. 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. DON''T MISS: Lexus Keeping An Eye On Tesla, Calls Mall Stores

Luxurious greenwashing, Lexus-style

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Check out my snarky post on Lexus' greenwashing. Quoting myself, Lexus is taking hybrid hype to the next level, the penthouse.At Lexus has gone literal - "h" is the new green lifestyle. Tags: greenwashing lexus toyota one time Toyota was content to let the Prius subliminally lower consumers' green expectations from electric cars to hybrids which use gasoline-generated electricity to raise efficiency.

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2013 Lexus GS 450h

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The 2013 Lexus GS 450h is the hybrid model of Lexus' new GS sport sedan. It slots between the ES and LS in the Lexus range--and like those models, the GS 450h now offers more dramatic, distinctive styling, better performance, and better EPA economy figures. That makes the 2013 GS a much more rounded car than its predecessor. The EPA rates the 2013

Lexus UX small crossover utility concept unveiled in Paris

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The Lexus UX concept debuting this week at the 2016 Paris Motor Show represents the Toyota luxury brand's probe of the subcompact crossover segment. It previews a possible new model that would slot below the current NX in Lexus' lineup. While Lexus didn't say so explicitly, such a model could be based on the Toyota C-HR, which is finally set to go.

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2012 Lexus CT 200h

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When you think of the Lexus brand, do you imagine a compact, semi-sporty hybrid hatchback? That's what the 2012 Lexus CT 200h is, and while it's a departure for Toyota's luxury brand, it's a surprisingly successful one. Its mission is to make Lexus relevant to a new audience: Gen X and Gen Y buyers with green leanings who are moving up from their

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2013 Lexus ES 300h

Green Car Reports

After the unconvincing HS 250h, Lexus is fitting a new base hybrid sedan to its lineup. The 2013 Lexus ES 300h is a much more convincing proposition. For a start, it shares Lexus' strong new design language with other recent arrivals, like the Lexus GS and LS-series models. That gives the ES a sharp profile, uniquely Japanese but no longer bland