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BREAKING: Toyota admits 270,000 cars have faulty engines worldwide

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Lexus issues stop-sale, recall on LS 460 and LS 600h

True to predictions, The Detroit News is reporting that Lexus has issued a stop sale on its LS 460 and LS 600h (standard and long-wheelbase) luxury sedans due to a problem with the electronic steering system that can temporarily cause the steering wheel to become off-centered.

High price for a hybrid: Lexus sets MSRP for LS 600h at $108,800

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Bargain Bin: High-priced hybrids get hefty incentives

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Frankfurt 2009: 2010 Lexus LS600h revealed in full detail

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Frankfurt 2009: Lexus 600h revealed in full detail

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Updated 2010 Lexus LS sedan headed to Frankfurt

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REPORT: Lexus to drop non-hybrid RX, LS and GS in UK

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Lexus brand isn't flying in Toyota's home market

In trying to establish a Japanese-market foothold for Lexus, Toyota has seemingly fallen prey to the same tactic that made the Cadillac Cimmaron such a maroon. When trying to launch a brand, especially an upscale brand, it's not advisable to rebadge existing models and crank up the price. It doesn't seem to matter how good the car is, or how swanky the new $10-million-a-pop showroom is, once an Altezza, always an Altezza, and paying 20 percent

Lexus exceeds LS600h sales target by three hundred percent

Remember when the Lexus LS 600h was on the way, and there was head-scratching aplenty about the $100K+ price and the delay? At the time, Lexus said it only planned to sell 2,000 of the hybrid cruisers per year, and that they already had orders for 1,650 of them. Then the car came out, and in spite of being treated rather unkindly by the motoring press and boasting a less-than-stellar MPG improvement, it has sold 6,093 wor

Lexus LS 600h will have some high-tech gear checking you out

In a Lexus LS 600h, going on sale at the beginning of October, there is a lot of technology in the hybrid powertrain under the hood. But, a new standard feature, the Pre-Crash Safety (PCS) system, will up the ante by figuring out if the driver is paying attention, calculating if a crash is about to occur, and then do something about it.

Obsession builds perfection at Lexus

That "Relentless Pursuit of Perfection" thing isn't just a slogan at Lexus apparently. According to this Automotive News piece, Lexus really means it. Nowhere is it more evident than at the plant where Toyota builds its flagship Lexus LS600h L. Seeing themselves in an arms race of perfection, Lexus has taken perfection to an obsession. The workers are trained and retrained and re-retrained to focus on perfection. And we're not talking about the way a Formula 1 team might rehearse pitsto

Geneva "Preview": Lexus' LS 600h with V8 hybrid powertrain

It's not newly revealed and it doesn't feature a heretofore secret powertrain, but one of the features of the Lexus booth in Geneva will be the LS 600h with V8 hybrid powertrain. One new aspect will be the LS 600h L, Lexus' first long wheelbase model, which gives rear seat passengers more room (and a reclining seat).