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Lexus ES 350 Production in Kentucky to Start by Late 2015

The Lexus manufacturing plant in Georgetown, Kentucky is getting ready for the production of the ES 350, with much of the construction required for the new 307,310 square-foot facility either completed or in progress. Equipment at the existing plant will also be improved to facilitate production, and staff is also undergoing extensive training for assembly …
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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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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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Milestone: Lexus Has Built 1.5 Million ES Models Since ...

Lexus has recently reached a significant manufacturing milestone — according to Just Auto, 1.5 million ES models have been built since the model’s debut in 1989. Six generations of the ES have been built over the past 24 years, and it has been the best selling Lexus car over that period. (Also of note for …