Lexus News and Features – 22 April 2016

22 April 2016

The latest from the UK and overseas

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 Reliability champion
Lexus dominates Auto Express’s search for the UK’s most reliable cars, taking the number one spot with the second generation RX and four more top-10 places in the Driver Power survey of almost 50,000 motorists. Read more here.

Lexus hybrid millionaire
Lexus has sold its one millionth hybrid car since it brought the technology to the luxury market in 2005 with the RX 450h. Read more here.

Fantastic plastic
A bio-friendly alternative to plastic packaging sourced from the ocean has earned the Japanese design group AMAM the grand prix award in the 2016 Lexus Design Award competition. Read more here.

Shepherd leads Lexus in the UK
Ewan Shepherd has been appointed to head up the Lexus brand in the UK, newly installed as director of the Lexus Division. Read more here.

Cabin class
The new Lexus RX has earned a place in a “best interiors” list in the USA. Ward’s 2016 assessment of the best-designed vehicle cabins takes into account quality, comfort, safety, ergonomics and value. Read more here.

From the blog: meeting “Mr NX”
Takeaki Kato is the Lexus NX’s Chief Engineer. He’s been talking to the Lexus blog about how the project developed like a television drama. Read more here.

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Media website updates
No updates this week.

 Lexus social media channels
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