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Lexus and Toyota to Make Automated Braking Standard by 2017

Lexus Safety System + and Toyota Safety Sense are getting a safety upgrade. By the end of 2017 automatic emergency braking (AEB) will be available on every new vehicle by the end of 2017. Models that will not offer the systems standard by the end of 2017 include Lexus GX, Toyota Mirai, 4Runner, and 86, and Scion iA. Mirai and Scion iA currently provide

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Recall Alert: 2013-2015 Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, Lexus ES350 and ES300h – Pre-Collision System

Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. today announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 31,000 Model Year 2013-2015 Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, Lexus ES350 and ES300h sedans. In the involved vehicles, under certain situations, the PCS (Pre-Collision System) could interpret a steel joint or plate in the roadway as an object that triggers PCS activation. If this occurs, the PCS warning buzzer

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First U.S.-Made Lexus ES 350 Rolls Off the Assembly Line

It’s one of the best-selling vehicles Lexus makes and now it’s made in the United States. Today the first-ever U.S.-produced ES 350 rolled off the assembly line at Toyota’s Georgetown, Kentucky plant. “This is really a proud moment for us and brings us full circle,” said Wil James, president, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.  “To be the first wholly owned plant, building

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10 Features Families Will Love on the 2016 Lexus LX 570

Lexus isn’t calling it a complete overhaul of the model but the only thing R&D didn’t touch are the door panels. Already known for being luxurious yet off-road worthy, the 2016 LX 570 has a few new things families are going to love: While it may not mean much to the passengers, drivers will certainly appreciate the automaker’s addition of LED headlights, turn

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Lexus Debutes Refreshed 2016 LX 570 at Concours d’ Elegance

It may not be all-new, but the 2016 Lexus 570 has had everything retouched, except for the door panels. Under the Hood The 570’s power and hauling capability come from the 5.7-liter V8 engine, which produces 383 horsepower and delivers 90-percent of its 403 lb.-ft. peak torque at just 3,600 rpm giving it 7,000-pound towing capability. For 2016, Lexus has upgraded

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