Lexus HS250h Axed Over Poor Sales

Lexus HS250h Axed Over Poor Sales
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Lexus was one of the first premier automakers to introduce a series of hybrids in its line-up. In 2009, Lexus launched its first dedicated hybrid model, the HS 250h. However, due to a failure to meet market expectations, Lexus has reportedly decided to end its run. Although a time frame has yet to be officially… Continue Reading...

Frankfurt 2009: Lexus LF-Ch Hybrid Hatchback Debut

Frankfurt 2009: Lexus LF-Ch Hybrid Hatchback Debut
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Despite a strong presence on this side of the Atlantic, Lexus has yet to penetrate the European market. But they folks at Toyota’s luxury arm are hoping that a premium level hatchback in the compact segment – that also just so happens to be a hybrid – will help them win over a new (younger)… Continue Reading...

Report: Demand for Lexus HS250h Outpaces Supply

Report: Demand for Lexus HS250h Outpaces Supply
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Demand for the new 2010 Lexus HS250h hybrid sedan is so high in Japan that the automaker fears it might not be able to keep up with expected sales volumes in the U.S. The world’s first stand-alone luxury hybrid has just gone on sale in Japan and its popularity has far exceeded expectations. Toyota initially… Continue Reading...

Lexus Building A3/1 Series Rival for European Market

Lexus Building A3/1 Series Rival for European Market
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With the entry-level premium marketing continuing to grow in Europe, Lexus is planning to get in on the action by bringing a vehicle to market that will complete with the Audi A3 and BMW 1 Series. The new vehicle will slot in under the IS250 and will be a hybrid. This may sound a lot… Continue Reading...

World Premiere: Lexus HS250h

World Premiere: Lexus HS250h
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The boys at Lexus sure must be good at keeping secrets because there wasn’t even a rumor about an all new model from Toyota’s luxury brand. Lexus unveiled to the press a dedicated hybrid vehicle the HS250h – an entry level luxury hybrid that the company says will get better city fuel milage than the… Continue Reading...