Lexus engineering boss: 800-volt system done, electric is the future

Green Car Reports

Lexus and Toyota might not be asleep at the EV wheel after all. In an interview with Lexus chief engineer Takashi Watanabe at a prototype drive for the 2023 Lexus RZ 450e in Barcelona

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Lexus unveils hydrogen-engined ROV concept

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Lexus revealed a new ROV (Recreational Off-highway Vehicle) Concept, a hydrogen-engined vehicle offering near zero-emissions driving combined with extreme off-road capability. While tackling its carbon neutrality goals, Lexus is passionate about the enjoyment of driving cars.

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Lexus unveils RZ 450e, the brand’s first global BEV

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Lexus unveiled details of the all-new 2023 RZ 450e, the brand’s first global Battery EV (BEV). The 2023 Lexus RZ 450e is expected to go on sale towards the end of 2022. The RZ uses the latest Lexus Safety System+ 3.0

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Lexus RZ 450e EV launched

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Lexus reveals the RZ 450e - its first purpose-built EV

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Next Lexus LFA could be an EV

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Lexus electric supercar and LFA successor

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Lexus to debut the NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept and hydrogen-engined ROV Concept at Tokyo Auto Salon

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Lexus will debut the NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept and hydrogen-engined ROV (Recreational Off highway Vehicle) Concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2022 held at Makuhari Messe (Chiba City) this weekend. In addition, it is the first Lexus vehicle to use a hydrogen engine.

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Lexus reveals its first electric vehicle for the US—steering yoke not yet included

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Lexus on Wednesday unveiled the 2023 RZ, the luxury brand's first dedicated EV, and the first Lexus electric model to be sold in the United States.

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Road Test: 2022 Lexus ES 300h Hybrid F Sport

Clean Fleet Report

Top-Selling Lexus Hybrid Sedan Adds Sporty Styling. Lexus offers three different size sedans for 2022, the IS, ES and LS; the midsize ES is the best-seller of the group. Lexus adds a sporty touch to its hybrid hero. Lexus has subtle reminders this car has been electrified.

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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 introduces its first PHEV with new 2nd-generation NX

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Lexus announced the world premiere of the all-new NX, the first model of Lexus’ next-generation range. Lexus NX 450h+ PHEV. In 2014, Lexus launched the NX, based on the concept of “Premium Urban Sports Gear.” The NX adopts the evolved Lexus Safety System +.

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Lexus electric sports car, sedan, SUV further revealed in photos

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Lexus on Monday released new photos of its electric sports car, sedan, and SUV concepts, as well as the 2023 Lexus RZ 450h electric crossover destined for the United States.

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Lexus teases RZ electric SUV due in 2022

Green Car Reports

The first Lexus EV sold in the United States will be a crossover SUV called the RZ, the automaker confirmed Thursday. That corresponds to how Lexus has traditionally used the lowercase "h" for hybrids.

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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.

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Lexus to reveal Yoke-equipped RZ 450e electric vehicle on April 20


Lexus will reveal its newest electric vehicle on April 20, and it will have a steering yoke just like the new Tesla Model S and Model X. The Lexus RZ 450e will make its world debut on April 20 at 6 am ET. Lexus (@Lexus) April 5, 2022. Credit: Lexus.

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Flash Drive: 2022 All-New Lexus NX

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Lexus has an all-new NX coming next year. Lexus isn’t standing still with its popular NX line of compact crossovers, which debuted in 2014. The full 2022 Lexus NX line-up offers a wide choice of options. Lexus Hybrid Drive. Lexus Hybrid Drive. More Lexus Looks.

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Lexus RZ electric SUV set for US reveal April 20—with steering yoke

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Lexus has already shown its upcoming fully electric crossover, the RZ 450e, in prototype form. Now it’s almost time for the production version to make an official debut for the U.S. market—with, as the brand teased Tuesday, a steering yoke.

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Road Test: 2021 Lexus RC 350 F Sport

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Only buy the 2021 Lexus RC 350 F Sport if you promise to occasionally take it on curvy roads. The 2021 Lexus RC 350 F Sport comes standard with rear-wheel drive (RWD), with all-wheel drive (AWD) optional. Lexus Quality Interior. Observations: 2021 Lexus RC 350 F Sport.

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Lincoln EV concept, Lexus RZ details, VW MEB upgrades: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Lexus provides more production details for its RZ electric crossover. Volkswagen is working on some upgrades for its mass-market MEB electric-vehicle platform. And Lincoln shows us some of its EV future in a concept vehicle. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Lexus unveils new pictures of its first all-electric car and it has a yoke steering wheel


Lexus is about to unveil its first all-electric vehicle, the Lexus RZ 450e, later this month, and it has started teasing it with new pictures. The post Lexus unveils new pictures of its first all-electric car and it has a yoke steering wheel appeared first on Electrek.

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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 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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News: Toyota and Lexus Reveal 15 Upcoming EVs

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To say “thank you,” Toyota and Lexus staged one of the most significant events in Mega Web’s history on Dec. Let’s take a look at the BEVs that Toyota and Lexus brought to Mega Web. Lexus Electrified. Lexus’ likely first all-electric model. An EV sedan for Lexus.

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2021 Lexus UX 300e review

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Lexus UX 300e: First all-electric car from the Toyota Group

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Road Test: 2021 Lexus NX 300h F Sport Black Line Special Edition

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Lexus has spiced-up the 2021 NX 300h by giving it the F Sport treatment. The 2021 Lexus NX 300h hybrid system ran smooth and quiet, except when flooring it produced a low roar. Even the black leather key fob and Lexus embroidered floor mats had matching blue stitching.

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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 plans US-market plug-in hybrid in 2021, battery electric in 2022

Green Car Reports

Lexus will begin launching its first mass-market plug-in hybrid later this year, followed by a dedicated battery-electric model in 2022, the automaker said last week in a press release announcing two million global electrified-vehicle sales.

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Lexus RZ 450e electric SUV debuts, as brand aims for all-BEV in US by 2030

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Toyota has provided a first look at the first Lexus electric vehicle to be sold in the U.S.—a —a crossover called the RZ, leading a new brand of “Lexus electrified” vehicles to be designated by the letter Z.

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Toyota and Lexus boss unveils ambitious EV plan

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Toyota to launch 30 EVs and Lexus to be EV-only

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Lexus RZ yoke, Sono Sion shifts to Finland, NHTSA battery review: Today’s Car News

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And Lexus sets a date for the reveal of its first EV. Lexus has teased a full reveal for its RZ 450h electric SUV, in production form, for April 20—with a version. The Sono Sion solar car shifts away from Swedish production—to Finland instead.

Tesla closes in on Lexus, BMW in luxury car brand shopping consideration


A new Kelley Blue Book study shows Lexus, BMW, and Tesla are now the top three brands considered by luxury car buyers. Tesla placed fifth behind BMW, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi in the Q3 2021 most-shopped luxury brand rankings and seventh in the Q4 2020 list.

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Towing with EVs, Lexus UX hybrid, Nissan EV targets, Biden rule breakdown: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

The Lexus UX 250h carries on as a high-mileage compact from the Toyota luxury brand. Today we look at why the proposed Biden administration rules last week are underwhelming in their EV targets. And are electric trailers a game-changer for long-distance towing with EVs?

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

Green Car Reports

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 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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2023 Lexus RZ 450e Shows Its Steering Yoke Ahead Of April 20 Reveal


It's the first peek inside the Lexus RZ 450e, which appears to offer a similar steer-by-wire system to the Toyota bZ4X

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Lexus Finalized 800-Volt Architecture, But Not All EVs Will Get It


Lexus chief engineer Takashi Watanabe says that only EVs with 100-kWh or larger batteries are candidates for 800 volts

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2022 Lexus NX: 36-mile plug-in hybrid, 36-MPG hybrid help normalize electrified luxury

Green Car Reports

In the not-too-distant past, Lexus has leaned on marketing to portray hybrid models that plug in as second-class. As Lexus’ Plug-In Hybrids

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2022 Lexus UX: 39-mpg urban luxury crossover refresh doesn't include a charge port

Green Car Reports

The 2022 Lexus UX 250h hybrid luxury crossover enters the new model year with minor changes, continuing Lexus' strategy of emphasizing conventional hybrids over vehicles with charge ports.

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Lexus RZ and Kia Sportage Hybrid reviews, Bolt EV recall update, Tesla and Kia cord-cutting: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

We drive Lexus’ first electric vehicle for the U.S., and in a drive of the Kia Sportage Hybrid find its value irresistible.

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

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

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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Lexus Previews Rival For Porsche Taycan, Cross Turismo


We’re happy Lexus’ electric future doesn’t just include crossovers, but sporty sedans and wagons too

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

Green Car Reports

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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Lexus Drops More Photos Of Future All-Electric LFA Successor


Lexus says the 0-62 mph time will be "in the low two-second range" and it will cover more than 435 miles (700 km) on a full charge

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