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Lexus Partners with Houston Dynamo Football Club to Drive Luxury Fan Experiences at BBVA Stadium

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'HOUSTON, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Houston Dynamo Football Club and Lexus are partnering to create a new luxury fan experience at BBVA Stadium, the two organizations announced today.

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  • b'HOUSTON, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Houston Dynamo Football Club and Lexus are partnering to create a new luxury fan experience at BBVA Stadium, the two organizations announced today.
  • As part of a multi-year agreement, Lexus becomes the Exclusive Luxury Automobile partner of Houston Dynamo FC, the Houston Dash and BBVA Stadium.\nAs part of the new agreement, the all-inclusive premium seating area inside BBVA Stadium will now be known as the Lexus Club.
  • "The Lexus brand is synonymous with luxury and enjoyment, and we couldn\'t imagine a better partner to align with the premium experience at BBVA Stadium.
  • "\nThe partnership between the Houston Lexus Dealership Association and the Club will deliver benefits to fans beyond the club area as well, particularly those fans who drive a Lexus.

INTERSECT BY LEXUS-NYC To Welcome Three Michelin Star Restaurant, Manresa, As Next Restaurant-In-Residence And Launch New Outdoor Dining Area

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

"We look forward to flexing our creativity and presenting tasting and la carte menus reflective of our Manresa fine dining experience at INTERSECT BY LEXUS.

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  • "We look forward to flexing our creativity and presenting tasting and la carte menus reflective of our Manresa fine dining experience at INTERSECT BY LEXUS.
  • The design concept translates Lexus\' ethosinspired design, relentless innovation, and exceptional experiencesinto a flexible, modular sidewalk seating area featuring a streamlined L-framed dining pavilion.
  • Opened in New York City on November 15, 2018, guests are able to engage with Lexus through food and culture.
  • A destination within a destination, INTERSECT offers a Restaurants-in-Residence program, allowing New Yorkers and world travelers to consistently embark upon a new gastronomic adventure.\n'

Toyota Motor North America Announces Executive Changes

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 8:30pm

b"PLANO, Texas, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) announces executive changes to its operations with the aim to drive critical business needs in support of TMNA's mobility strategy.\nEffective Monday, April 12, Doug Murtha, who most recently served as group vice president, Corporate Strategy and Planning, TMNA, has transitioned to group vice president, chief business information officer, Information Technology (IT) Division, TMNA.

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  • b"PLANO, Texas, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) announces executive changes to its operations with the aim to drive critical business needs in support of TMNA's mobility strategy.\nEffective Monday, April 12, Doug Murtha, who most recently served as group vice president, Corporate Strategy and Planning, TMNA, has transitioned to group vice president, chief business information officer, Information Technology (IT) Division, TMNA.
  • In this newly created position, Murtha will work closely with teams across the organization to support planning, prioritization, and realization of new value opportunities.
  • His responsibilities include driving critical change management activity at the intersection of IT and business.He will report to Holly Walters, chief information officer, IT Division, TMNA.
  • Ingle joined Toyota in 2002 and has held numerous positions leading product planning for passenger cars, global manufacturing strategy and production strategy in North America.\nToyota (NYSE:TM) has been a part of the cultural fabric in North America for more than 60 years, and is committed to advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands plus our 1,800 dealerships.\nToyota has created a tremendous value chain and directly employs more than 47,000 in North America.

Auto Industry Veteran Matt Carpenter to lead Dealerware Expansion and Internationalization as CEO

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'AUSTIN, Texas, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dealerware, the leading connected car platform for automotive retailers, will be led by CEO Matt Carpenter through its next phase of rapid growth.

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  • b'AUSTIN, Texas, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dealerware, the leading connected car platform for automotive retailers, will be led by CEO Matt Carpenter through its next phase of rapid growth.
  • Carpenter has served as CEO of Silvercar, Inc. since August 2019, a role he will also continue in.
  • Dealerware expects strong growth to continue in 2021 fueled by international expansion, an expanded partner ecosystem and new OEM partnerships.
  • In the first quarter of 2021, Dealerware announced new programs with Toyota , Lexus , and Audi Canada .

Earnhardt Lexus Dealership Earns the Elite of Lexus Award

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 6:15pm

PHOENIX, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elite of Lexus Award has been earned once again by Earnhardt Lexus.

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  • PHOENIX, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elite of Lexus Award has been earned once again by Earnhardt Lexus.
  • Earnhardt Lexus sold over 1,375 New & L-Certified Lexus SUVs and cars in 2020.Some 59 percent were sold to repeat buyers, demonstrating a high rate of customer retention, another award requirement.
  • "This is the top award that a Lexus dealership can receive," explained Bull Earnhardt, General Manager.
  • The dealership is part of Earnhardt Auto Centers, a family-owned, private dealership group with 21 locations tracing its roots in Arizona back to the 1950s.

2022 Lexus LS 500h Arrives This Fall With Lexus Teammate Advanced Driver Assistance Technology

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 4:44pm

The 2022 LS500h flagship luxury hybrid sedan will continue this trend as the first vehicle in the US lineup to offer the all-new Lexus Teammate advanced driver assistance technology on all-wheel drive (AWD) models.

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  • The 2022 LS500h flagship luxury hybrid sedan will continue this trend as the first vehicle in the US lineup to offer the all-new Lexus Teammate advanced driver assistance technology on all-wheel drive (AWD) models.
  • Developed based on the Mobility Teammate Concept, Lexus Teammate is built on the belief that people and vehicles can work together in partnership to help achieve safe, convenient, and efficient mobility.
  • Lexus Teammate on the LS500h with AWD provides two functions: Advanced Drive and Advanced Park.
  • The 2022 LS500h AWD with Lexus Teammate and LS500 are expected to arrive in dealerships later this Fall.

Toyota and AT&T Team Up to Keep Families Entertained While on The Road

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:00pm

When connected to AT&T in-car Wi-Fi, the WarnerMedia RIDE App allows Toyota and Lexus owners to connect up to five compatible devices to browse, stream and share content from the open road.

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  • When connected to AT&T in-car Wi-Fi, the WarnerMedia RIDE App allows Toyota and Lexus owners to connect up to five compatible devices to browse, stream and share content from the open road.
  • Owners of select 2020 model year and newer Toyota and Lexus vehicles are eligible for a complimentary Wi-Fi data plan trial for up to 90-days.
  • This all-new feature allows owners to activate their trial within the Toyota and Lexus owners app.
  • Toyota has created a tremendous value chain and directly employs more than 47,000 in North America.

Toyota Launches LS and Mirai Equipped with "Advanced Drive" that Enables Drivers and Cars to Drive Together in Japan

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 5:40am

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 8, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) seeks, as a mobility company, to enrich people's lives through mobility.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Apr 8, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) seeks, as a mobility company, to enrich people's lives through mobility.
  • The new LS and the new Mirai lineups include grades equipped with Advanced Drive, a new function of Toyota/Lexus Teammate, the state-of-the-art driving assist technology developed based on this concept.
  • The new LS was launched in Japan on April 8, 2021 and the new Mirai will be launched in Japan on April 12, 2021.
  • (1) The new LS and the new Mirai to be launched are equipped with Advanced Park, an advanced parking assistance system that seamlessly achieves safe and secure parking.

Lexus Can Change Your Mind About Texting and Driving in 4.6 Seconds

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 1:00pm

Most drivers believe that texting and driving creates only a momentary distraction.

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  • Most drivers believe that texting and driving creates only a momentary distraction.
  • Today on April 6, or 4.6, Lexus has released a new video to shatter this common misconception.
  • In the new video called "Driving Disrupted," released today, Lexus demonstrates exactly what happens when drivers can no longer see the road for 4.6 seconds.
  • "Lexus wants to bring awareness to safety behind the wheel by changing perceptions about texting and driving," said Vinay Shahani, vice president of Lexus marketing.

PowerTap Announces Appointment of Former Toyota Executive Yves Gionet to the PowerTap Advisory Board

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 9:39pm

The Company is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Yves Gionet, a former Toyota executive, to its advisory board.

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  • The Company is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Yves Gionet, a former Toyota executive, to its advisory board.
  • Mr. Gionet, a former Toyota executive, was part of the team that launched Lexus Canada in 1990 and finished his Toyota career leading the division.
  • I am thrilled to join the PowerTap advisory board in its effort to bring blue hydrogen infrastructure to the industry, said Mr. Gionet.
  • We are excited to welcome Mr. Gionet to the advisory board and looking forward to being a beneficiary of his expertise in the automotive industry.