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Autotrader Names Best Non-Luxury and Best Luxury Certified Pre-Owned Programs for 2020

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 10:58am

Nearly every carmaker offers a CPO program, making it difficult to know which CPO programs are the best.

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  • Nearly every carmaker offers a CPO program, making it difficult to know which CPO programs are the best.
  • To save a little time and energy during the car shopping process, the editors at Autotrader evaluated all of the available certified offerings on the market and picked the best CPO programs for 2020 in both the non-luxury and luxury categories.
  • Autotrader selected the Lexus CPO program as the best among luxury carmakers.
  • To learn more about the Best Non-Luxury and Best Luxury Certified Pre-Owned Programs from Autotrader's expert editors, including full coverage and available inventory, visit https://www.autotrader.com/car-shopping/best-cpo-programs-of-2020 .

Lexus Partners With Widewail To Enhance Online Customer Experience

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 12:05pm

As Lexus dealers throughout the U.S. navigate the business impacts of the pandemic and improve their online operations, it is paramount that the signature Lexus values of quality and service are not lost in a digital experience.

Key Points: 
  • As Lexus dealers throughout the U.S. navigate the business impacts of the pandemic and improve their online operations, it is paramount that the signature Lexus values of quality and service are not lost in a digital experience.
  • "When customer issues do arise, the Widewail process is quick and seamless, and we immediately put the customer at ease and take any issues offline.
  • We are proud to introduce our solution to Lexus dealers and ensure they never miss an opportunity to deliver a positive customer experience."
  • Widewail helps its clients deliver exceptional customer experiences through effortless customer engagement.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Decides Not to Participate in 2020 Edition of Nurburgring 24 Hours

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 6:19am

Toyota City, Japan, May 21, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has decided not to participate in the 48th edition of the 24 Hours of Nurburgring Endurance Race (24 Hours of Nurburgring), which is scheduled to take place September 24 to 27, 2020.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, May 21, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has decided not to participate in the 48th edition of the 24 Hours of Nurburgring Endurance Race (24 Hours of Nurburgring), which is scheduled to take place September 24 to 27, 2020.
  • Toyota mechanics and engineers had intended to participate in this year's edition of the 24 Hours of Nurburgring with a Lexus LC race car they created themselves and were proceeding with the necessary preparations.
  • For these reasons, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has decided not to participate in this year's 24 Hours of Nurburgring.
  • Nevertheless, the 24 Hours of Nurburgring continues to be the root of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing activities, and its importance to our organization remains unchanged.

Toyota/Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association to Sponsor National 'COVID-19 Day of Service' on May 22

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 3:41pm

BOWIE, Md., May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toyota/Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association (TLMODA) is working with The Salvation Army to fill the pantries of families in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • BOWIE, Md., May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toyota/Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association (TLMODA) is working with The Salvation Army to fill the pantries of families in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • On May 22, 2020, TLMODA Dealers and The Salvation Army will distribute more than 4,800 packages in 24 communities throughout the country.
  • "The coronavirus pandemic has left many families vulnerable and in a state of economic instability," says TLMODA Board President Ed Fitzpatrick.
  • "The COVID-19 Day of Service represents the TLMODA member's collective compassion and responsibility to give back to the community."

Finkelstein & Krinsk Brings National Class Action Against Toyota For Inadequately Designed Low-Pressure Fuel Pump In Flagship Vehicles

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 7:23pm

SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Finkelstein & Krinsk LLP, a nationally recognized California based class action law firm, announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit against Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. ("Toyota Defendants") on behalf of lessees and purchasers of certain Toyota/Lexus vehicles equipped with an allegedly inadequately designed Denso low-pressure fuel pump.

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  • SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Finkelstein & Krinsk LLP, a nationally recognized California based class action law firm, announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit against Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. ("Toyota Defendants") on behalf of lessees and purchasers of certain Toyota/Lexus vehicles equipped with an allegedly inadequately designed Denso low-pressure fuel pump.
  • The lawsuit asserts that the Toyota Defendants were aware the fuel pump was defective and concealed the information from the public, continuing to tout the safety and reliability and inducing consumers nationwide to purchase or lease affected Lexus/Toyota vehicles.
  • We believe the defect in the fuel-pump manifests when the impeller absorbs fuel and deforms, causing the pump to misfeed fuel to the engine and resulting in unintended acceleration/deceleration and stalling at high-speeds.
  • To date, the Toyota Defendants have issued a recall but are unable to deploy a repair for the putative defect.

Toyoda Gosei Introduces Extra-Large Spindle Grille

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 4:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.s new extra-large spindle grilles are used on the Lexus LM, a luxury minivan newly sold in China by Toyota Motor.

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  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.s new extra-large spindle grilles are used on the Lexus LM, a luxury minivan newly sold in China by Toyota Motor.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200325005020/en/
    Toyoda Gosei (TOKYO:7282) has exploited its expertise in plastic molding and surface decoration using plating and painting to produce spindle grilles that give a bold look to the face of Lexus brand vehicles.
  • The flagship model adopts the new spindle grille, which is 1.5 times larger than the grilles on existing Lexus models, for an elegant exterior with a commanding presence.
  • Toyoda Gosei will continue to develop its expertise in rubber and plastic technologies to meet the diverse needs of customers.

"Go and See": Malcolm Gladwell and Lexus Team Up for Exclusive Podcast Series

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 4:00pm

Which made him the perfect host to collaborate with Lexus for a six-part podcast launching today.

Key Points: 
  • Which made him the perfect host to collaborate with Lexus for a six-part podcast launching today.
  • In the series, Lexus invites Gladwell to Japan to discover their unconventional thinking and processes firsthand in the exclusive behind the scenes look at the luxury automaker.
  • "Malcolm Gladwell's curiosity is contagious, and we are so pleased that he accepted our invitation to take a closer look at Lexus.
  • The podcast series follows Gladwell as he travels to the luxury brand's headquarters in Japan, explores a top-secret racetrack, and shadows engineers and executives.

Lexus and Cerebral Palsy Foundation Team Up to Create Child's Accessible Ride-on Vehicle

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 2:00pm

PLANO, Texas, March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Lexus and the Cerebral Palsy Foundation (CPF) have joined forces to create a one-of-a-kind ride-on vehicle inspired by children with cerebral palsy.

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  • PLANO, Texas, March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Lexus and the Cerebral Palsy Foundation (CPF) have joined forces to create a one-of-a-kind ride-on vehicle inspired by children with cerebral palsy.
  • The collaboration combines Lexus' human-centric design philosophy with CPF's mission of improving the lives of people with cerebral palsy and opening up the world of possibilities.
  • "At Lexus, our core design philosophy has always been human-centric," said Cooper Ericksen, Lexus group vice president, product planning & strategy.
  • Together, Lexus and the Cerebral Palsy Foundation identified specific mobility challenges faced by children with cerebral palsy, and Finley in particular.

Lexus' Electrification Drives Sensory Experience At Milan Design Week 2020

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 12:00pm

TOKYO, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Lexusannounced their return to Milan Design Week, the world's largest design exhibition, with the "SENSES ELECTRIFIED."

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  • TOKYO, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Lexusannounced their return to Milan Design Week, the world's largest design exhibition, with the "SENSES ELECTRIFIED."
  • "SENSES ELECTRIFIED" will be held April 21st through April 26th, at Superstudio Pi, in the Tortona district considered the center of Milan Design Week.
  • The installation leads you on a journey through a series of immersive environments that reveal the perception-amplifying possibilities of electrification."
  • In the same venue, the six finalists of the 2020 Lexus Design Award will exhibit their works in an interactive display.

Kerrigan Advisors Represents RPM Luxury Sales, Inc. in Sale of 2 Lexus Dealerships; Marks 6th & 7th Lexus Dealership Kerrigan Advisors Has Sold Since 2015

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:00pm

RPM Luxury Sales, Inc. is comprised of the only two Lexus dealerships in the Sacramento MSA.

Key Points: 
  • RPM Luxury Sales, Inc. is comprised of the only two Lexus dealerships in the Sacramento MSA.
  • The sale marks the 86th and 87th dealership sale, and the 6th and 7th Lexus franchise sale, Kerrigan Advisors has represented since 2015, more than any other advisory firm in the industry.
  • Lexus of Roseville, meanwhile, earned the Elite distinction every single year since its opening in 2003 for a total of 16 years.
  • Our experience with 7 previous Lexus transactions was key in enabling us to lead this sale process to success for RPM.