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    Recalls: Toyota recalling 778,000 RAV4, HS 250h units for loose suspension fasteners
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    Toyota has announced that it will recall a total of 778,000 units that may have been manufactured with improperly-tightened nuts on the rear suspension. The manufacturer says around 760,000 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4 models and 18,000 2010 Lexus HS 250h hybrid units may have fasteners that were not ...

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    Official: 2013 Lexus LS 600h L gets new look, same fuel economy
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    Is this a case of beauty being only skin deep? That's what some hybrid-auto enthusiasts may be asking after Lexus' unveiling of its new luxury lines of vehicles in San Francisco on Monday. Like other members of Toyota's luxury marque, the 2013 LS 600h L gets a slightly revised exterior. It also ...

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    Rumormill: Lexus to get own version of Toyota Prius C?
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    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 RX450h to be made in Canada
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    Sales are about to take off, eh? Toyota Motor Co. is counting on meeting what it says is "rising demand" for the Lexus RX450h by moving production of the crossover SUV hybrid north of the border. The Japanese automaker plans to build about 15,000 units of the model annually at its factory in ...

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    Video: Lexus challenges passengers to control their heart rates... in a hybrid
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    Picture the scene: You're in a quiet place; a forest. The grass is green, the sky a perfect shade of blue. It's sunny; the temperature is hovering somewhere near perfect and a gentle breeze wafts by. You look at the pretty flowers – bend down to reach one... then, BAM! No, we're not ...

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    Official: Lexus prices 2013 ES 300h at $38,850
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    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.
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    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 working on more efficient GS 300h
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    Lexus is looking to expand its hybrid range with the addition of a second gasoline-electric GS model, according to Auto Express. Currently, Lexus offers the GS 450h, powered by a 3.5-liter hybrid V6 that produces a combined 338 horsepower. The new model, likely to be called GS 300h, will use the ...

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    Report: Lexus kills off slow-selling HS 250h
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    Are you one of the few people looking to put a brand-new Lexus HS 250h in your driveway? Better act fast. Inside Line reports that Toyota's luxury division has killed off its slow-selling HS model: "Production of the HS 250h ceased in January, 2012. Lexus continues to monitor sales for each ...

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    Report: Google adds hybrid Lexus RX450h to autonomous fleet
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    The Google self-driving-vehicle fleet has grown by one. According to Wired, the tech giant has added a black Lexus RX450h to its autonomous stable. The hybrid SUV was spotted out on the road for testing wearing a new roof-mounted sensor array that's significantly more streamlined than the gear ...

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    New York: Lexus debuts 2013 ES including new 300h hybrid
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    When the Toyota Camry gets overhauled, like it did this year, you know it's not long before its corporate sister, the Lexus ES, gets revisited as well. And Lexus has done exactly that this afternoon at the New York Auto Show, with the new model doing what the ES does best: Surprise no one. As ...

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    Report: Lexus LF-LC super coupe concept pondered for production
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    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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    Video: Lexus pitches hydrogen-powered LFA supercar in video
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    It looks like Toyota's Lexus luxury arm is getting ready to pitch a hydrogen-powered version of its LFA supercar that's even more powerful than its 552-horsepower, gas-powered brethren. We spotted a 45-second video that appears to show off the Lexus LFA-h, a hydrogen-powered version fitted with ...

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    Report: Lexus pondering CT variants, seven-seat people mover
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    What's good for the goose is good for the gander. Only in this case, when we say "goose," we mean Toyota, and when we say "gander," we mean Lexus. Take, for instance, the Japanese auto giant's hybrid strategy. Leave aside hybrid drivetrains available in conventional models (like the Toyota Camry ...

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    Official: LF-LC concept proves Lexus can do sexy sports coupes
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    The Lexus LF-LC concept has been leaking on the Internet longer than most Detroit-bound reveals, but that doesn't make the 2+2 coupe any less stunning. The concept clearly shows the design progression that started with the CT 200h and made real strides with the 2013 GS. The hot-looking coupe was ...

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    Detroit: More photos of hybrid Lexus LF-LC Concept hit the web
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    Thanks to our friends over at Road & Track jumping the embargo gun, we received our first sneak peak of the Lexus LF-LC Concept. Now the rest of the story has been published, with R&T taking a thorough look at how Toyota's California-based Calty Design Research facility came up with the ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Lexus GS 450h [w/video]
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    Lexus' Best Compromise Yet Ever since the Prius unexpectedly became the Xerox of hybrids and a greenie icon, Toyota has been trying to figure out how to apply the technology to its other models. Its results have been decidedly mixed, nowhere more so than with its luxury lineup. But with the 2013 ...

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    Detroit: Lexus LF-LC concept will bring hybrid power, great looks to Detroit
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    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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    Report: New BMW-Toyota deal doesn't include diesels for Lexus
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    Automotive News reports Lexus won't be getting any diesel engines from BMW as part of the new collaboration between parent company Toyota and the German automaker. BMW and Toyota are set to team up on next-generation green technology, though the two will apparently stick to crafting a new ...

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