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Differences in age across regions is a big issue.
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Tariff rate drops from 25% to 15%.
Kevin · May 29th, 2018
Could be announced this month.
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The LX will be sold with a TRD body kit in dealerships across Russia, China, and the Middle East.
Kevin · September 5th, 2017
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The LS 350 will get a 10-speed transmission and 318 horsepower.
Kevin · June 5th, 2017
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Sales in August up 70%, and the brand is well on target for 100k sales in China.
Kevin · September 13th, 2016
Lexus Hong Kong features the classic IS in a commercial for the new model.
Kevin · June 9th, 2016
All three Japanese brands are tailoring their designs to stand out in the Chinese market.
Kevin · May 23rd, 2016
Kevin · April 27th, 2016
Lexus continues to hold off on plans to manufacture vehicles in China, and it may be decades before brand executives change their mind
Kevin · November 9th, 2015
Lexus has postponed plans to start building vehicles in China due to a slowdown in the country’s automotive market and lower manufacturing costs in Japan.
Kevin · July 22nd, 2015
Time for some photos of the updated 2016 Lexus ES live from the Shanghai auto show floor.
Kevin · April 21st, 2015
The Lexus RX 200t was announced alongside the updated 2016 ES today at the Shanghai auto show.
Kevin · April 20th, 2015
Two limited edition CT 200h trims have been released: The Chocolate edition and the Dark Knight edition.
Kevin · April 12th, 2015
Lexus has announced the new ES will debut on April 20th at Auto Shanghai, and have released a first teaser image to prove it.
Kevin · April 9th, 2015
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 …
Kevin · August 26th, 2014
This LX 570 commercial from Lexus China makes for quite the adventure — it’s the journey and the destination: [Via: Lexusia]
Kevin · July 25th, 2014
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. …
Kevin · April 29th, 2014
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 …
Kevin · April 25th, 2014
Lexus China is displaying a customized CT 200h at the Beijing Motor Show, calling it the CT BG Concept — here are some photos from Japanese website Car Watch: According to Chinese website Sohu, the CT BG concept is based on the CT 200h F SPORT, but with a “more personalized design language”: The model …
Kevin · April 21st, 2014
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 …
Kevin · April 20th, 2014
Lexus has released the very first teaser image of the NX compact crossover, which is set to debut at the Beijing Motor Show on April 20th — here’s the image in high resolution: The RC-style tri-LED headlights are visible, as are some of the defining sharp angles of the LF-NX concept. One of the biggest …
Kevin · April 3rd, 2014
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 …
Kevin · February 24th, 2014
For the Hong Kong launch of the 2014 Lexus CT 200h, Lexus worked with photographer Chester Ng — here are the results: [Source: Chester Ng Via: Lexus Europe]
Kevin · January 24th, 2014
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 …
Kevin · December 17th, 2013
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 …
Kevin · November 11th, 2013
Really like this CT 200h commercial from Lexus China: There’s something very authentic about this video and the way it captures the emotion of hybrid technology — job well done.
Kevin · October 3rd, 2013
Bloomberg has an article investigating the difficulties Lexus faces in China.
Kevin · July 22nd, 2013
According to the World Luxury Index China 2013 report, Lexus has leapfrogged Mercedes Benz to become the third most sought-after luxury automotive brand in China.
Kevin · July 3rd, 2013
Lexus plans to take its time expanding the brand in China, according to a Wall Street Journal interview with Lexus International executive vice-president Mark Templin
Kevin · June 5th, 2013
An Aqua Lexus LFA in has been spotted at a dealership in Beijing, China.
Kevin · May 30th, 2013
Earlier today in China, the Lexus GS 300h was introduced at the Shanghai Motor Show.
Kevin · April 20th, 2013
Lexus China has announced that an all-new hybrid model will debut at the Shanghai Auto Show this week.
Kevin · April 16th, 2013
A white Lexus LFA has crashed in China, and photos of the accident have been posted on the Wrecked Exotics website.
Kevin · April 11th, 2013
Details on Lexus’ global sales in 2012 were released today by Lexus Europe.
Kevin · January 28th, 2013
Some early photos of the 2014 Lexus IS F SPORT have leaked on the Pacific Automotive website in China.
Kevin · January 9th, 2013
Taiwan tabloid Apple Daily has published a previously-unseen cutaway image of the next-generation Lexus IS.
Kevin · January 8th, 2013
Lexus Taiwan has released a commercial for the 2013 LS that brings it back to the very beginning of the brand.
Kevin · November 14th, 2012
Lexus has been named the top automotive brand in the J.D. Power 2012 China Initial Quality Study.
Kevin · November 5th, 2012
Due to ongoing tensions between China & Japan, Lexus will be reducing daily production at their Kyushu plant in Japan.
Kevin · September 25th, 2012
Here’s something different — check out this 2013 Lexus ES 300h commercial from China.
Kevin · August 27th, 2012
Only days away from its official reveal, Chinese website *XCAR* has published photos of what looks to be the 2013 Lexus LS F SPORT.
Kevin · July 26th, 2012