Kinto Select: A Lexus subscription service for Japan

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  1. Joaquin Ruhi
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    Even as luxury brand car subscription services allowing you to switch vehicles within a given period of time falter in the United States (with the notable exception of Care by Volvo), Lexus Japan unveils Kinto Select. Announced alongside a more pared-down Kinto One program for Toyota-branded vehicles, here are the pertinent bits of information for the Lexus Kinto Select subscription program:

    https://newsroom.toyota.co.jp/en/corporate/26466171.html
     
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    Fun fact: Kinto (均等) means equal in Japanese. Not equal like people are equal (Byodo is word for that) but size or price.
     
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    TechCrunch's Kirsten Korosec notes a gaming-inspired aspect of the Kinto programs:

    https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/04/t...-company-kinto-is-gamifying-driving-behavior/