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    Exclusive: Lexus apologizes for anti-EV ad, Plug In America calls it 'outdated'

    Anyone who's spent any time learning about the alternatives to the standard fossil fuel-burning internal combustion engine knows that there are arguments to be made for and against all of the main options. They also know that there is barely any refueling infrastructure for hydrogen fuel cell ...

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    Official: Lexus wants to double North American hybrid sales

    They say you can't have it all, but Toyota isn't listening. The Japanese automaker may be by far the biggest seller of hybrids in the US, but it still wants to increase hybrid sales from its Lexus luxury badge. Lexus, whose hybrids account for about 10 percent of its US sales, is looking to ...

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    Official: Lexus will unveil hybrid sports coupe Down Under

    Add another model to the list of hybrids with north of 400 horsepower. The Australian International Motor Show (AIMS) has announced that Lexus will unveil a hybrid supercoupe at the show in October, as Toyota's luxury badge joins the list of automakers looking to make more high-powered hybrid ...

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    Rumormill: Lexus working on sub-RX crossover, more hybrids?

    Yes, we know saying, "Lexus is considering more hybrids," is about as obvious as predicting the company's next model will have wheels, but reports the automaker expects to offer buyers a total of eight hybrid models by 2015. Mark Templin, Lexus general manager, recently took ...

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    Rumormill: Lexus to get own version of Toyota Prius C?

    The CT 200h proved that Lexus could make up for the sins against excitement committed by the company's short-lived HS 250h. Its bold styling and greatly improved handling combined with a fuel-efficient drivetrain suggests a brighter future for the compact luxury hybrid segment. Word is, though, ...

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    Official: Lexus prices 2013 ES 300h at $38,850

    Lexus has officially slapped a window sticker on its 2013 ES 350 sedan and ES 300h hybrid. Unlike most new car and truck refreshes, this one comes with a bit of a pricing shocker: the 2013 Lexus ES 350 has been priced at $36,100* – a decrease of 1.7 percent compared to the 2012 ES sedan. ...

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    Report: Lexus predicts ES 300h hybrid will sell 15,000 a year in U.S.

    Just how popular is Lexus expecting the ES 300h hybrid to be? Popular enough to move 15,000 units a year once the sedan is debuts for the 2013 model year, Wards Auto reports. Toyota's Luxury badge says the hybrid version will account for about a quarter of the ES 300 sedans sold, largely because ...

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    Report: Lexus LF-LC super coupe concept pondered for production

    Autocar reports Lexus may be mulling a production version of the company's LF-LC Concept. After receiving a near universally positive reception following its unveiling at the Detroit Auto Show this year, Karl Schlicht, head of Lexus product planning, reportedly gave the vehicle a 50-50 shot at ...

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    Official: Toyota wins 13 'best value' awards from Vincentric with help from hybrids

    Toyota's hybrid stable helped the automaker win "best value" awards from automotive data firm Vincentric for 13 different categories, the most of any automaker. The Japanese automaker won the best value award in four separate hybrid categories and garnered awards from its Lexus and Scion ...

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    Detroit: Lexus LF-LC concept will bring hybrid power, great looks to Detroit

    Toyota has been a bit secretive about the new Lexus LF-LC concept that's coming to the Detroit Auto Show, but we finally learned that this car will indeed pack a hybrid powertrain under its sexy sheetmetal. The car was designed at Lexus' Calty design studio in Newport Beach, CA under orders a ...

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    Official: 2012 Toyota Highlander, Lexus LS 600h, CT 200h hybrids get slight price increases

    The 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, the Lexus LS 600h L and the CT 200h Premium are among the models from the Japanese automaker that will be a bit more expensive in the near future. Starting with December production, the Highlander Hybrid goes up 1.1 percent or $400 to start at $38,540. The two ...

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    Report: Slow-selling Lexus HS 250h already getting the axe?

    Lexus may stop production of the HS 250h. Reports have emerged that the model is suffering from flagging sales and that the luxury automaker may seek to replace the vehicle with a less-expensive, more youth-oriented product in the near future. Last month, Lexus managed to sell just 250 HS 250h ...

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    Lexus reveals $37,995 2012 CT 200h F Sport Special Edition

    For 2012, luxury automaker Lexus will turn up the sportiness on its CT 200h hybrid hatch with the launch of the F Sport Special Edition. This special edition hatchback comes packing all the features included in the optional F Sport package – revised body kit, 17-inch Liquid Silver alloy ...

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    2012 Lexus CT 200h gets optional F Sport package, pedestrian warning system

    2011 Lexus CT 200h with F Sport package – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For 2012, Lexus will crank up the performance of its CT 200h with the addition of an optional F Sport package available only on the Premium version of the hybrid hatch. The CT 200h F Sport gets a revised ...

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    Report: Lexus trademarks CT 300h, CT 400h for Australian market

    The Lexus CT 200h is a unique, though controversial, hybrid vehicle. You see, the CT aspires to offer an engaging driving experience, with the Japanese automaker's marketing efforts touting it as a sporty, youthful vehicle. And even though the CT 200h's sporty handling characteristics might ...

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    Review: Review: 2011 Lexus CT 200h

    Lexus Hatches A New Take On Responsible Performance
    2011 Lexus CT 200h – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Armchair quarterbacks have been quick to charge Toyota with losing its engineering nerve, labeling it a brand content to churn out safe, middle-of-the-road milquetoast ...

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    New York 2011: Lexus LF-Gh Concept shows off the new face of the brand

    Lexus LF-Gh Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last week we gave you the first look at the Lexus' new hybrid concept car, the LF-Gh, and now we have live photos from the car's official unveiling a day ahead of the New York Auto Show. The LF-Gh debuts Lexus' future direction in ...

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    Toyota restarts Prius, Lexus HS 250h, CT 200h production

    Shortly after a huge earthquake shook Japan March 11th, most automakers on the island nation ceased operations. Yesterday, Toyota restarted limited production of the Prius, Lexus HS250h and CT 200h hybrids. Paul Nolasco, a spokesman for Toyota, couldn't confirm whether the automaker's supply ...

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    Toyota to resume limited production of Prius, Lexus HS 250h, CT 200h

    Soon after the quake rattled Japan on March 11th, automakers across the nation halted production. Finally, there's a bit of good news flowing in on the production front. Toyota will resume limited production of the Prius, Lexus HS250h and CT 200h hybrids March 28th. With new parts coming in from ...

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    Lexus CT 200h, HS 250h reward fuel-efficient driving with charitable donations

    The Japanese-market Lexus CT 200h and HS 250h feature an electronic fuel-saving device called the Harmonious Driving Navigator. Ahhhh, doesn't that tickle your ears? This system assists in saving fuel by alerting drivers when they hammer the pedal to the floor, accelerate briskly or pilot the ...


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