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2012 Ram 1500, Top Green Car Stories, 2013 Lexus GS 350: Today's Car News
2012 Ram 1500, Top Green Car Stories, 2013 Lexus GS 350: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Ram 1500 and Honda extends warranties on 2006-2011 Civic Hybrids. Lexus has priced the 2013 GS 350 and we name the top five green-car stories of 2011. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Ray LaHood has thrown the NTSB...Read More»

Lexus' 'big red bow' promotion to support Toys For Tots
Lexus Donates $5 To Toys For Tots For Every Big Red Bow You Share Online

Lexus is making it easy for folks to donate to Toys for Tots this holiday season: just share one of the brand's well-known "big red bows" on Facebook or Twitter during Lexus' "December to Remember" sales event, and the company will contribute $5 to the charity. For Facebook users, the process is...Read More»

2012 MINI Cooper Roadster
Lexus & MINI Ace J.D. Power's 2011 Sales Satisfaction Index

Have you shopped for a new car lately? If so, how impressed were you with the dealerships you visited? If you stopped at a Lexus or MINI showroom, chances are good that you walked away happy -- and with a new set of wheels. That's according to the latest study from J.D. Power. Power's 2011 Sales...Read More»

2013 Audi A4 sedan
Toyota FT-86 Leaked, 2013 Audi A4, 2015 Tesla Roadster: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, the production Toyota FT-86 leaks out while Audi releases details surround the refreshed 2013 A4 lineup. Toyota sees production delays due to flooding in Thailand, and Suzuki is bailing on some major auto shows. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350
2012-2013 Family Cars With The Best Sound Systems

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could take our awesome home theater-surround sound system with us on the road, especially if we’re frequently traveling or carry the family along? Sure, it costs a little more for the best in-car sound systems direct from the factory, but isn’t the pure...Read More»

2012 Lexus RX 350
2012 Family SUVs And Crossovers With Hill-Start Assist

When you buy an SUV or a crossover to transport your family, friends and assorted paraphernalia and cargo for various lifestyle pursuits, you want to be sure that it won’t roll backwards on a sloping incline. You also want to feel confident about being able to start it up without having to...Read More»

2011 Lexus RX 350
2012 Lexus RX 350 Preview

Sometimes it pays to leave a good thing well enough alone. At least, that’s what comes to mind when looking at the 2012 Lexus RX 350 five-passenger family luxury crossover SUV. According to the automaker, changes to the 2012 RX 350 are “minimal.” There is an exterior paint color...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350
2013 Lexus GS 350 Preview

Using the spectacular setting of the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to show off the 2013 Lexus GS 350 mid-size luxury family sedan, Lexus got what it intended: an audience primed to be impressed. They weren’t disappointed. The five-passenger 2013 Lexus GS 350, just by looks...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350
Lexus General Manager Mark Templin Holding 2013 GS Tweet Chat

While the automotive world is buzzing about the Woodward Dream Cruise and vehicle reveals at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Lexus hasn't forgotten about its loyal fans. Last night, Lexus unveiled the 2013 GS 350, and now it would like to chat online with fans to get feedback regarding its...Read More»

2012 Lexus IS
2012 Lexus IS Stays The Course

If you were looking for a long list of changes to the 2012 Lexus IS series, you’re going to be disappointed. In fact, the only changes for 2012 are these: Nebula Gray Pearl paint replaces Smoky Granite Mica paint, and Fire Agate Pearl paint replaces Glacier Frost Mica paint. That’s not...Read More»

2012 Lexus IS
2012 Lexus IS Sedan: Preview

Details are now available on the 2012 Lexus IS line and, although the changes aren’t dramatic since the restyled IS range was introduced last year, there’s enough to satisfy consumers looking for a well-contented luxury family sedan. Sedan and convertible models are available in the IS...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350 teaser image, brightened to show detail.
2013 Lexus GS Teaser Image Shows Up On Facebook

Yesterday we brought you an exclusive heads-up that Lexus would be launching the custom 2013 GS tab on its Facebook fan page today. Right on cue, the custom tab launched early this morning. The new 2013 Lexus GS tab on the Lexus Facebook page invites fans to upload a photo of themselves. Lexus will...Read More»

The 2013 Lexus GS attacks an autocross course
Exclusive: Lexus Launching 2013 GS Facebook Tab Tomorrow

Earlier in the week, we reported that Lexus will live-stream the 2013 GS reveal at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance onto its Facebook fan page. We knew a custom tab would launch on the Lexus Facebook page, but didn't know when, until now. We've just received word that Lexus will launch the custom...Read More»

The 2013 Lexus GS attacks an autocross course
Lexus Will Stream Live 2013 GS Reveal On Facebook Fan Page

Lexus has been teasing the upcoming 2013 GS for a while, but all will soon be revealed in a few short weeks at this month's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Earlier today Lexus released a short video clip of a camouflaged 2013 GS attacking an autocross course. The video also announced that Lexus...Read More»

2011 Lexus RX 350
2011 Lexus RX 350: Recall Alert

Toyota is recalling some 32 2011 model year Lexus RX 350 crossover SUVs to replace brake actuator units. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that the potential affected units were manufactured from August 30, 2010 through May 18, 2011, and equipped with...Read More»

Teen driving
Takata, FocusDriven Educate Teens On Distracted Driving

Never heard of Takata? Although it is one of the world’s leading seat belt manufacturers, Takata is a quiet company that prefers to remain behind the scenes, that is until the incidents of teen distracted driving reached today’s epidemic proportions. Searching for a partner to help them...Read More»

2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
2006 & 2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid & Lexus RX 400h: Recall Alert

Toyota has issued a voluntary recall covering certain 2006 and 2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Lexus RX 400h models. This voluntary recall involves approximately 45,000 Toyota Highlander Hybrid and 36,700 Lexus RX 400h models sold in the United States. The automaker says that no other Toyota or...Read More»

2006 Lexus RX 400h
Toyota Recalls 2006 & 2007 Highlander Hybrid & Lexus RX 400h

Toyota has issued a voluntary recall for certain Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Lexus RX 400h models from the 2006 and 2007 model years. The problem? Some of those vehicles' Hybrid System Inverters were improperly constructed, which could result in reduced power -- or no power at all. According to a...Read More»

Monster Tajima's GoPro Suzuki SX4 Pikes Peak race car
Self-Driving Cars, 'Monster' Tajima, Hot Cars Get Girls: Today's Car News

Nobuhiro 'Monster' Tajima broke his own Pikes Peak Hill Climb world record by breaking the 10-minute mark. [MotorAuthority] Science has proven that a hot car can get men dates. The sky is also blue. [TheCarConnection] The 2011 Lexus CT 200h is in a class of one, the luxury compact hybrid hatchback...Read More»

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