Lexus China sales were up 45% in January.
The ES manufacturing plant in Kentucky is the first time a Lexus has been manufactured in the USA.
Lexus will recall certain 2016 RX 350 and 2016 ES 350 models due to an issue with the Brake Actuator assembly.
A debadged Lexus ES prototype has been spotted in Colorado by TFL Car, who believe it to be a high-altitude test of the sedan with a 2.0L turbo engine.
The New York Times has a feature on the new Lexus manufacturing plant in Kentucky.
Lexus USA has announced a safety recall of certain 2013-2015 model year ES 350 and ES 300h sedans due to an issue with the Pre-Collision System.