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2 hrs ago |

The GX 460: A Lexus That Wants to Work

LUXURY IN A BOX: The square shape of the Lexus GX 460 is a hint that it's an old-school body-on-frame vehicle, designed for off-road capability.


Related Topix: Lexus GX 460, SUV, Lexus RX 350, Autos

8 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

Heels on Wheels: 2014 Lexus is-F Review

INTRO TO THE IS VEHICLE The Lexus IS line up dishes up the perfect size of luxury and high-tech in a smaller-sized sedan, with performance distinguished by engine size - and the newer four-passenger IS-F Sport is the fastest and sleekest of them all.


Related Topix: Lexus Is, Lexus IS F, Sedan, Lexus IS 250, Lexus IS 350, Coupe, BMW M3, Hatchback, Convertible, BMW, Wagon, Cadillac CTS-V, Cadillac

10 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Parts plant adding jobs

FIO Automotive Canada president Dave Martin, left, and stamping operations manager Al Jones are shown in the new 60,000-square-foot addition to the Dunn Road plant in Stratford.


Related Topix: Toyota RAV4, Toyota, SUV, Lexus RX

15 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

Lexus CT 200h Named Favorite Hybrid by Northwest Automotive Press Association

July 25, 2014: - With a fun and stylish exterior and a remarkable EPA-estimated 42 mpg combined fuel economy rating, it's no surprise that the 2014 Lexus CT 200h was named Favorite Hybrid at the Northwest Automotive Press Association's Drive Revolution event last week in Portland.


Related Topix: Lexus CT 200h, Hatchback, Electronic, Hybrid

22 hrs ago | Automotive News

Can Linux speed in-car systems?

This center-stack screen, showing vehicle diagnostics, was built with the open-source software Automotive Grade Linux, which could speed infotainment-software development.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, QNX Software Systems, Sentillion, Wagon, Kia Soul, Kia, Lexus Is

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Buick Regal rises to #2 spot in latest issue of Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports now rates, the newly revamped 2014 Buick Regal just 1 point behind the BMW 328i among "upscale" sports sedans after declaring its new 2.0-liter, 259-hp, turbocharged 4-cylinder engine makes powertrain's performance tops in performance and handling and more fuel efficient, as well as praising its "easy-to-use" infortainment system.


Related Topix: Buick, Coupe, Hybrid, Buick Regal, Sedan, BMW, BMW 328i, Volvo S60, Volvo, Infiniti Q50, Infiniti, Audi A4, Audi, Wagon, Convertible, Lexus Is

Peter Cooper sells cars in Allentown, but says his heart is in revitalized Downtown Easton

Peter Cooper, owner of Lexus of Lehigh Valley in Allentown, says he is taking his opportunity to give back to Easton.


Related Topix: Downtown (New York, NY), Easton, PA, Coupe, Lexus LFA


Recharge Wrap-up: Lexus CT 200h is NWAPA's favorite hybrid, "No Charge to Charge" in LA

The Northwest Automotive Press Association has given the Lexus CT 200h its Favorite Hybrid title.


Related Topix: Lexus CT 200h, Hatchback, Hybrid, Electronic, Chevrolet Malibu, Sedan, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Impala, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Torrance, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014


2016 Acura NSX, 2017 Lexus LS, Buick's Future Lineup: Today's Car News

Acura's all-new NSX supercar has been spotted at the NA1 4rburgring, and this time it's almost certain to be wearing the sheet metal that will appear on the final version we'll see in showrooms next year.


Related Topix: Lexus LS, Coupe, Acura NSX, Acura, Hatchback


Next Lexus LS To Arrive As 2017 Model, Target Jaguar XJ And Porsche Panamera: Report

The current Lexus LS flagship sedan has been with us since the 2007 model year. It was given a major update for 2013 that will see the car up to the end of its life, expected to be the 2016 model year.


Related Topix: Lexus LS, Porsche, Hybrid, Porsche Panamera, Sedan, Coupe, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus RC F

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Radio Choices Correlate To What You Drive

People who drive a Porsche Boxster in Chicago listen to different radio content than do people who drive a Boxster in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Porsche, Convertible, Porsche Boxster, Nielsen, Startups, Audience, Computers, Arbitron, Advertising, Lexus LS

Capital Weekly

2006 Lexus IS 250 Sedan ~ Stop In Today

If you're shopping for an entry-level luxury sedan with a sporty disposition, you'll undoubtedly come across the compact Lexus IS 250.


Related Topix: Lexus IS 250, Sedan

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The 2014 Lexus ES 300 hybrid: To the victor go the spoils

There will come a time when we will look across the quiet battlefield at the remnants of the war just past.


Related Topix: Lexus ES 300, Sedan, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Lexus ES 300h, Lexus ES, Lexus ES 350, Wagon, Toyota Camry

Sat Jul 19, 2014

2015 Lexus NX luxury compact crossover stands out in first drive

Lexus joins the luxury compact crossover segment this fall with the all-new 2015 NX luxury compact in three trim level versions designed and engineered to appeal to a wide range of drivers.


Related Topix: Lexus NX 200t, SUV, Lexus NX 300h, Lexus Is, Toyota RAV4, Toyota


Tesla Spat, Lexus NX Hybrid Driven, Bigger Volt Battery: The Week In Reverse

Why did a Tesla executive get so angry at Hyundai? And what's the new Lexus NX hybrid crossover like on the road? This is the Week In Reverse for Friday, July 18, 2014, right here at Green Car Reports.


Related Topix: SUV, Lexus NX 300h, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, BMW i3, BMW, Audi A3 e-tron, Audi

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Swift and Sumptuous: The 10 Fastest Cars From Lexus

Having mastered the mainstream, entry level automobile, Toyota in the late 1980s found itself needing more - something to reach out to the burgeoning luxury market that was then and still is dominated by the Germans.


Related Topix: Coupe, Lexus LFA

Fri Jul 18, 2014


DRIVEN: Lexus NX300h Let Down By Hefty Weight And Uninspired Powertrain

Lexus is a past master at hybrid SUVs - the larger RX hybrid models have found a huge following not only in the US, but among affluent city dwellers in Europe too.


Related Topix: SUV, Lexus NX 300h, Autos

Motor Trend

Production Lexus LF-LC to Get 600-HP Twin-Turbo V-8 Variant

Word on the Tokyo street is that there's a Lexus LF-LC Coupe mule running around Japan packing a 600-hp twin-turbo version of the upcoming RC F's 5.0-liter V-8.


Related Topix: Coupe, Lexus RC F, Autos

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Unifor may establish local union for Toyota's Canadian plants

Union tactics apparently translate across borders, as Canada's Unifor may take inspiration from the United Auto Workers' recent move at the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, TN , and establish a local for the Toyota factories in Cambridge and Woodstock.


Related Topix: SUV, Toyota RAV4, Coupe, Wagon, Toyota Corolla, Toyota, Sedan, Chattanooga, TN, Lexus RX, Canada, Autos


Production Lexus LF-LC Will Be Almost Identical To Concept: Report

Fans of Lexus' stunning LF-LC concept car from the 2012 Detroit Auto Show will be glad to know that the production version, which is tipped to revive the SC badge, will look almost identical to the concept.


Related Topix: Lexus LS, Coupe, Toyota Supra, Hatchback, Toyota, BMW Z4, BMW, Convertible


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