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    Official: Construction of Lexus' first US assembly line underway

    The ES is Lexus' top-selling sedan, but the Japanese luxury marque has never manufactured it outside of Japan. In fact, Lexus has never made any cars in the United States, one of its largest markets worldwide. But that's about to change. Yesterday, construction began in Georgetown, Kentucky, on ...

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    Report: New Lexus small CUV may have been behind moving ES production to Kentucky

    Lexus may have had another big reason – in addition to the financial incentives potentially worth up to $146.5 million that Kentucky offered – to move ES production to its Georgetown, KY plant. The ES has always been built in Japan, and a report at claims that the ...

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    Official: Lexus ES350 confirmed for Kentucky production starting in 2015

    Following Thursday's report, Toyota has confirmed that production of the Lexus ES will move to its Georgetown, KY assembly plant starting in 2015. To accommodate the extra 50,000 units of capacity that the ES represents, Toyota will be investing $360 million in the plant and hiring 750 new ...

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    Report: Toyota offered $146.5 million to build Lexus ES in Kentucky

    Toyota posted a media advisory yesterday saying that Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota, and Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota North America, would be making a production announcement tomorrow in New York City, and Automotive News reports that the automaker will be announcing a plan to domestically produce ...

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    Report: Toyota to move production of Korean-market Camry to America?

    Toyota is considering moving production of the company's Korean-market Camry to the United States, according to Reuters. The move would take advantage of the free trade agreement between the U.S. and South Korea and put Toyota in a better position financially as the yen continues to ...

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    Report: Toyota idling two U.S. factories in wake of sales shortfall

    The recall of over eight million vehicles has Toyota in the crosshairs of the world media, and all that negative attention is predictably hurting the Japanese automaker's U.S. sales. A report from Breitbart claims that Toyota is stopping production at its Georgetown, Kentucky Camry and Avalon ...

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    Camry Hybrid production begins in the U.S.

    For the first time on U.S. soil, Toyota began manufacturing a hybrid. The vehicle in question is the Camry Hybrid and the soil of which we write is in Georgetown, Kentucky.As Toyota already sells upwards of 400,000 Camrys in the U.S. each year, offering the hybrid version has merely been icing on a ...


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