Review: 2013 Lexus CT 200h

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And since it’s a Lexus, you’re correct in assuming that it’s nice. Designed primarily for the European market, the 2013 Lexus CT 200h is a 4-door “sport tourer” (aka hatchback) that rides atop a fully independent suspension. Lexus CT 200h

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Review: 2013 Lexus RX 450h

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2013 Lexus RX 450h. Dubbed by many industry sources the most fuel-efficient luxury SUV, the 2013 Lexus RX 450h certainly delivers. And if that were not enough to entice people to buy this hybrid SUV , Lexus gave the RX 450h a small face-lift modifying the exterior and interior a bit.

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Review: 2013 Lexus RX 450h

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2013 Lexus RX 450h. Dubbed by many industry sources the most fuel-efficient luxury SUV, the 2013 Lexus RX 450h certainly delivers. And if that were not enough to entice people to buy this hybrid SUV , Lexus gave the RX 450h a small face-lift modifying the exterior and interior a bit.

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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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Zoe and Lexus hybrid named safest new cars in 2013

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The Renault Zoe and Lexus IS 300h have been named the safest cars in their respective classes for 2013 in Euro NCAP’s end-of-year list. Lexus Renault

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Lexus GS to get small capacity hybrid engine option

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The new Lexus GS range will receive a small capacity hybrid engine, chief engineer Yoshihiko Kanamori revealed to TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk. Hybrid cars Lexus hybrid Lexus GSAlready available with a 2.5 litre V6 petrol and 3.5 litre V6 petrol hybrid engine options, the all-new smaller hybrid option will allow the GS to compete on equal footing with the likes of the BMW [.].

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

Lexus steps up safety with new NX 300h hybrid

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Lexus’ new NX 300h hybrid will become the carmaker’s first model to be fitted as standard with radar-controlled safety systems. Hybrid cars Lexus

Lexus names price for new IS hybrid

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Lexus’ latest hybrid model will cost from £29,495 when it arrives in the UK this summer. Lexus hybrid ISSet to make its European debut in Geneva next month, the new IS range will be priced from £26,495, starting with the non-hybrid IS 250, fitted with just a 2.5 litre petrol engine.

Lexus to produce hybrid car in Canada

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Lexus hybrids will be produced outside Japan for the first time, when manufacture of the RX 450h kicks off in Toyota’s plant in Ontario, Canada. Hybrid cars Lexus hybrid

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Lexus CT 200h Hybrid Ad Slams Electric BMW i3: Gloves Come Off

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Its luxury Lexus brand has continued with a series of ads that either highlight the shortcomings of alternative powertrains or sneer at them--depending on your point of view. MORE: Lexus Ad Not Only Sneers At Plug-Ins, But Gets

Lexus has sold 1 million luxury hybrid vehicles in 11 years

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Toyota is the world's top producer and promoter of hybrid cars, and its enthusiasm extends to its Lexus luxury brand as well. So while other luxury carmakers' interest in hybrids has waxed and waned, Lexus has remained committed. As of the end of March, Lexus said it has now sold more than 1 million hybrids worldwide. DON'T MISS: Toyota Passes 8. sales

Toyota and Lexus secure huge £1.5 million hybrid fleet deal

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Hybrid cars Toyota Lexus Toyota has won a £1.5 million contract to supply a fleet of hybrid cars to Itec-an international print and document processing business.

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Toyota announces huge Lexus hybrid recall

Green Cars News

It appears Toyota’s recall issues are not yet behind the Japanese manufacturer after Toyota Motor Sales US declared its intention to conduct a voluntary safety recall of up to 17,000 2010 Lexus HS250h hybrid vehicles. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Lexus Toyota Lexus HS250h Lexus hybrid car recalls Lexus hybrid cars National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NHTSA Toyota hybrid cars Toyota hybrid cars recalls Toyota recalls

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Lexus hybrid prepares to take on diesel rivals

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Lexus reckons its new hybrid model is ready to take on the established and dominant diesel cars which currently steal much of the company car market. Lexus hybrid

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Toyota wins Altair Enlighten Award for weight savings; CFRP inner panels on Prius Prime, Lexus LC 500

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The award program honored Toyota’s use of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) inner panels on the Prius Prime liftgate and Lexus LC 500 side doors and luggage hatch.

Lexus Bypassing Plug-In Hybrids, Looking At Fuel Cells, Maybe EVs

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Hybrid models are a very significant part of the lineup for both the luxury brand Lexus and its mainstream counterpart (and parent company) Toyota. While Lexus.

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Lexus adds sport mode to hybrid RX

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Currently on show at the Geneva Motor Show is the new Lexus RX 450h, the hybrid-powered SUV. Lexus rx 450h UKIn a bid to attract new customers to the model, the Japanese carmaker has added a new Sport mode to the Hybrid Drive system as well as introduce a new F Sport trim which is expected to account [.].

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News in brief: Lexus to unveil hybrid car

Green Cars News

The 2012 North American International Auto Show, known colloquially as the Detroit Motor Show, is shaping up to be an exciting event for green car fans with Lexus, Toyota’s luxury brand, the latest to announce an important innovation heading to the event. Lexus will unveil the LF-LC 2+2 sport coupe at the event – a [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Lexus Detroit Motor Show hybrid car Lexus LF-LC LF-LC

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2018 Lexus LS 500h hybrid luxury sedan to debut at Geneva show

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It should come as no surprise that Toyota's Lexus luxury brand remains enthusiastic about hybrids. Toyota has sold more hybrids than any other automaker, with luxury models sold under the Lexus brand contributing to a total that just exceeded 10 million. That trend will continue with the 2018 Lexus LS 500h, a hybrid version of the brand's flagship.

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.

Toyota recalls Lexus hybrid models

Green Cars News

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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2016 Lexus ES 300h Hybrid Gets Styling Update, Nicer Interior

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The Toyota Camry Hybrid was restyled for the 2015 model year, and now its Lexus ES 300h luxury sibling is getting a similar treatment. First seen at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, the 2016 Lexus ES 300h looks considerably different from its predecessor, but is mechanically unchanged. On the outside, the ES 300h gets a new front fascia with an. hybrid synergy drive

Hybrid model drives Lexus sales growth

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Lexus is celebrating being the fastest growing mainstream car maker in the UK, after reporting a year on year growth in sales of 33.3 Lexus CT 200h hybrid Luxury Salesper cent in 2011. This success is largely down to the success of the new ‘compact premium hybrid’, the CT200h, which alone achieved sales of 4,220 vehicles in 2011. In total, [.].

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Lexus Keeping An Eye On Tesla, Calls Mall Stores 'Clever'

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Lexus operates with the firm belief that hybrids are better than battery-electric cars, but there''s at least one thing about electric-car maker Tesla Motors it wants to emulate. ALSO SEE: Lexus CT 200h Hybrid Even as Toyota''s luxury division has lashed out at electric cars in recent ads, its executives are intrigued by Tesla''s direct-sales model.

2016 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid Unveiled At New York Auto Show

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When it first appeared back in 1998, the Lexus RX practically invented the luxury crossover-utility segment. In 2005, it also became the first vehicle of its type offered with a hybrid powertrain--and Lexus has been bullish on the RX Hybrid ever since. More than 15 years later, the fourth-generation 2016 Lexus RX has appeared at the 2015 New York.

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Lexus reveals next production hybrid

Green Cars News

Lexus has released more details of its new production-ready CT-200h, ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week. Lexus’ first premium compact hybrid is set to enter production late in 2010 and will go on sale worldwide. Tags: Lexus CT 200h details hybrid model new reveal The full hybrid model, which features a passing resemblance to sister-brand Toyota’s Prius, will be [.].

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2018 Lexus LC 500h: Geneva Debut For Hybrid Performance Coupe

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One of the most pulse-quickening debuts from the Detroit Auto Show last month was that of the lusty Lexus LC 500 Coupe, a model that takes aim at the Mercedes-Benz SL. And while the LC 500’s gas mileage—almost certainly well below 20 mpg in the city, from its big, raucous, naturally aspirated 467-horsepower, 5.0-liter V-8—was

Lexus LF-SA Concept: Tiny Smart-Like Luxury Concept At Geneva Show

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But at this week''s Geneva Motor Show, Lexus appears to have taken this trend to a whole new level. As buyers prove more willing to trade spacious cabins for fuel efficiency, luxury carmakers are introducing more and more small sedans, crossovers, and hatchbacks. DON''T MISS: 2017 Audi R8 e-tron All-Electric Sports Car: Live Photos From Geneva Motor

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2016 Lexus RX Hybrid F Sport First Drive

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The Lexus RX luxury crossover—and particularly the RX 450h hybrid version—has always been an image vehicle. But now, for 2016, the RX lineup finally gets an image that says something other than pragmatic, fiscally responsible luxury. It’s no surprise why this vehicle is the longtime best-selling luxury crossover of its class

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Lexus reveals full details of new hybrid

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Lexus has revealed the pricing and full specification details of its new sub-100g/km CO2 hybrid-set to be its only car that will qualify for London congestion charge exemption when the new Greener Vehicle Discount rules come into force in January. Tags: Lexus CT 200h hybrid model new price

Lexus Ad Not Only Sneers At Plug-Ins, But Gets Charging Wrong

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Perhaps Toyota''s Lexus luxury brand, then, ought to have been a little more Few things make electric-car advocates as cranky as criticism of their vehicles. But when the criticism is factually wrong, and comes from a carmaker that has resolutely said it doesn''t think plug-in electric cars are "ready for prime time," the howling gets harsher.

Lexus LF-LC Sports Car Could Be Made, Will It Be A Hybrid?

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Lexus recently sold the last example of its LFA supercar to a lucky buyer--leaving the Japanese luxury automaker without a high-performance flagship. That could change with the news Lexus intends to produce the LF-LC sports car, first seen as a concept vehicle at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. According to Wards Auto, Lexus has confirmed the LF-LC

Will Lexus finally offer best of both worlds?

Green Cars News

Well if you’re familiar with any of Lexus’s models you’ll realise that while the fuel consumption has improved compared to their conventional alternatives, they are far from returning the economy ratings typically associated with a green car. So it’s understandable that such hope is being pinned on the first high mileage Lexus, and indeed the first hybrid luxury car from any car maker, which is due to arrive in the USA in about six weeks.

Another Lexus LF-NX Crossover Concept: Tokyo Motor Show Photos

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The startling Lexus LF-NX Concept, launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, appeared with a new powertrain at the Tokyo Motor Show. And this one''s not the hybrid system it was shown with previously The LF-NX Concept that Lexus has been showing this year previews a production model that will debut next year, perhaps as early as January''s

2016 Toyota Prius, 2016 Lexus RX Hybrid Driven, Free Tesla Model X: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have the first official images and details of the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid, first impressions of the 2016 Lexus RX hybrid, and Tesla's offer of a free Model X electric crossover to existing owners who refer friends. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid finally appears, with a claimed 55 mpg combined. Today in Car News

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Lexus UX small crossover utility concept unveiled in Paris

Green Car Reports

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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Lexus CT 200h Compact Hybrid Faces New Mercedes, Audi Competitors

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As luxury brands expand their efforts to sell more fuel-efficient cars, Lexus will join Audi and Mercedes-Benz in offering a range of compact models in years to come. Reports say that the Lexus CT compact hybrid hatchback will likely be offered in a variety of body styles--including a four-door sedan--when it is redesigned around 2016, perhaps as

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2015 Lexus NX 300h Hybrid: First Drive Of Luxury Compact Utility Vehicle

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The 2015 Lexus NX is the first compact crossover from Toyota''s luxury brand, and it''s been a long time coming. Unlike the mid-size Lexus RX, which helped to launch the luxury crossover category 15 years ago, the smaller NX faces established competitors from the German luxury brands. But Lexus will likely sell quite a few NXes anyhow, and it''s

Toyota and Lexus dealers clean up their act

Green Cars News

Toyota has cut 3,700 tonnes of CO2 emissions from the running of its Toyota and Lexus dealerships in 2012-equivalent to driving a typical car more than 13.8

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