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Lexus hybrids 'always charged,' says slogan (unlike electric cars)

Lexus hybrids 'always charged,' says slogan (unlike electric cars)

Toyota has made it abundantly clear that it believes its hybrids and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles are a better path to the future than battery-electric cars. The Japanese automaker believes hybrid cars—a segment it dominates—are the more practical choice for reducing fuel consumption... read more

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One millionth Lexus hybrid delivered to owner Aldo Pirronello in Milan, Italy

Lexus has sold 1 million luxury hybrid vehicles in 11 years

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... read more April 13, 2016 by

Lexus LF-FC concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Lexus Fuel Cell Car Likely To Be Based on New LS Luxury Sedan

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... read more October 28, 2015 by

2016 Lexus RX 450h F Sport

2016 Lexus RX Hybrid F Sport First Drive

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... read more September 9, 2015 by

2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

Toyota Passes 8 Million Hybrids Sold Since 1997, Still Dominates Sector

Since the first-generation Prius originally went on sale in Japan in 1997, Toyota has dominated the hybrid sector. Less than a year after selling its 7 millionth hybrid... read more August 24, 2015 by

2016 Lexus ES 300h

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

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... read more July 13, 2015 by

2015 Lexus CT 200h

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

Hybrid models are a very significant part of the lineup for both the luxury brand Lexus and its mainstream counterpart (and parent company) Toyota. Hybrids accounted for... read more April 15, 2015 by

Lexus LF-SA concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Minicars And Microcars: How Small Could Lexus Go?

The Lexus LF-SA Concept that made a first appearance this past month at the Geneva Motor Show definitely pushes the brand into unexpected design territory—and down to... read more April 14, 2015 by

2016 Lexus RX 450h

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

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... read more April 6, 2015 by

Lexus LF-SA concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

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

As buyers prove more willing to trade spacious cabins for fuel efficiency, luxury carmakers are introducing more and more small sedans, crossovers, and hatchbacks. But at... read more March 5, 2015 by

Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Tesla Sales Model Intrigues Volvo, Lexus, AutoNation--Though Dealers Must Remain, By Law

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors has shaken up the auto industry in many ways, and it continues to do so. Now, aspects of Tesla's online direct-sales model are starting to... read more January 23, 2015 by

2015 Lexus LS 600h L

Lexus To Launch Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Powered LS Sedan: Report

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... read more December 24, 2014 by

Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

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

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... read more December 15, 2014 by

Lexus CT 200h "Dad-chelor Party" ad screencap

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

Is Toyota feeling more than a little threatened by electric and diesel alternatives to the hybrid segment it dominates? Its luxury Lexus brand has continued with a series of... read more November 14, 2014 by

2015 Lexus ES 300h

2015 Lexus ES 300h Hybrid Gets New Infotainment Features

While its Toyota Camry Hybrid sibling gets a significant refresh, the 2015 Lexus ES 300h cruises into the new year with only minor changes. For the 2015 model year, the ES... read more September 6, 2014 by

2015 Lexus NX 300h

Why Your Car Is A Truck, Under Federal Law, And What Makes It One

If you've got any plans to buy a 2015 Lexus NX 300h when it hits the U.S, you might be surprised to learn that it's not actually a car. According to the EPA, your new luxury... read more August 5, 2014 by


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