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Lexus Has No Plans to Manufacture Vehicles in China

According to Lexus International vice-president Mark Templin, there are no plans to start manufacturing vehicles in China: “We don’t have those conversations,” Templin said. “We haven’t gotten to the point where we have serious conversations about building cars in China yet.” The immediate priority is building the brand in the country, where German badges are …
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Video: Q&A with Lexus International Vice President...

Here’s an excellent video with Lexus International executive vice-president Mark Templin answering questions about China, the NX, and the future of the brand: Mark Templin’s answers are insightful and full of confidence — in particular, it’s interesting to learn that Lexus wants to grow at a controlled pace in order to preserve their customer experience. …
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Lexus President Discusses Manufacturing in China

In an interview with Reuters at the Beijing Motor Show, Lexus International president Tokuo Fukuichi discussed the brand’s manufacturing future in China: “The German Three have a brand image that they have cultivated over the past century in their long history, but Lexus is not in people’s minds like that yet,” said Fukuichi, who is …
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2015 Lexus NX Specifications (Including Horsepower)

There’s a significant amount of new information on the Lexus NX with the crossover’s debut at the Beijing Motor Show today — let’s start things off with the full international press release. Lexus’ first luxury compact crossover, the NX, made its world premiere here today at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, which runs through …
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Lexus China Sales Up 14% in 2013

Lexus China sales increased 14% in 2013, for a total of 73,000 vehicles sold — here’s more information from Chinese website Gasgoo: According to Lexus China statistics, the brand has sold 73 thousand in Chinese market, which has increased 14%. Hybrid cars take more than 20 thousand, and grow up to 43%. Hybrid car sales …
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Lexus Places First in J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2013 Chin...

Lexus has tied Mercedes Benz in the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2013 China Initial Quality Study, with each brand recording only 52 problems per 100 vehicles sold. The industry in China averages 119 problems per 100 vehicles. The study looks at problems experienced by new vehicle owners in the six months of ownership, dividing those …
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Updated 2014 Lexus CT 200h to Debut at Guangzhou Motor ...

Lexus has announced that the 2014 CT 200h will debut at the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show in China on November 21st — from the press release: This compact luxury hybrid receives a new Lexus “spindle grille,” one of several dynamic and sophisticated exterior styling changes implemented for 2014 model year. Other exterior changes include newly …