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Video: The Making of the 2011 Lexus IS Drum Commercial

Video: The Making of the 2011 Lexus IS Drum Commercial

I posted a blog a few days ago about how I perceived Lexus was building its brand through an innovative approach, that of using sound, be it musical or engine-created. The 2011 Lexus IS was the subject of the main car ad I reviewed, and I really liked the ad and what it was trying to achieve. I... read more

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2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

Secret Shoppers Give Mercedes-Benz Top Marks For Customer Experience

UPDATED: Pied Piper's Fran O'Hagan sent in some additional comments about this study. See below. If you've ever had the pleasure of working in retail or the service industry... read more July 13, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Lexus LS 460 L

Report: Lexus Knew About Engine Problems In 2007

Last week, Lexus announced a recall of several models due to problems with engine stalling. Today, reports have surfaced that indicate the company may have known about the... read more July 6, 2010 by  0


 
Leaked 2011 Lexus CT 200h images

Lexus Lures Andy Samberg, Tracy Morgan, Jamie Kennedy To The Dark Side

During the 2010 New York Auto Show, Lexus hosted a debate to hype its new hybrid, the CT 200h. Dubbed "The Darker Side of Green", the face-off featured eco-tech enthusiast... read more July 6, 2010 by  4


 
2010 Lexus LS 460 L

Recall Alert: Lexus LS 460

UPDATE NUMBER 2--Toyota has announced the recall of 138,000 GS, LS, and IS models sold in the U.S. with the 4.6-liter V-8, 5.0-liter V-8, or 3.5-liter V-6. The affected... read more July 2, 2010 by  2


 
2008 Lexus LS 600h L

Lexus Recalls 138,000 Cars—Including LS 600h—For Engine Defect

Lexus has announced that it will recall about 138,000 of its luxury sedans in the U.S.—including the 2008 model year of its flagship Lexus LS 600h L hybrid—due to a... read more July 2, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

Recall Alert: Lexus Recalls All HS 250h Hybrids

Lexus is voluntarily recalling all 17,000 of the 2010 Lexus HS 250h hybrids it has sold, due to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) testing that showed... read more June 25, 2010 by  3


 
Continental ContiSportContact 5P tires

Car Advice: Shopping For Tires

When you go to the movies you wouldn’t think of going up to the cashier without knowing the title of the show you wanted to see. The same thing goes for buying tires. The... read more June 22, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

2010 Lexus HS250h And Suzuki Kizashi: Top Safety Fail?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released its latest test results—of two sedans, the hybrid 2010 Lexus HS250h and the almost-mid-size 2010 Suzuki... read more June 18, 2010 by  8


 
2011 Toyota Sienna Limited

2011 Toyota Sienna, Avalon Named IIHS Top Safety Picks

Toyota's seen a lot of scrutiny in recent months for its numerous safety-related recalls. But it should also be commended for earning top marks for occupant protection. In... read more May 25, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Lexus LS 460 L

Recall Alert: Toyota Stops Sales Of Lexus LS

Thanks to a recall announced last week, Toyota is halting sales of its Lexus LS luxury sedan while it corrects a problem with the steering. The problem is that when turned to... read more May 25, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Lexus IS 250C 2-door Convertible Auto Angular Rear Exterior View

Top Five Things to Pack To The Beach

We've already covered what to pack on a road trip, and now, with the weather improving in those parts of the country that spend half of the year under a blanket of snow, this... read more May 21, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Lexus LS 600h L

Recall Alert: Lexus Vehicles Recalled For Steering Problem

Toyota's recall woes continue, this time with a steering-related issue that affects 4,500 vehicles sold in Japan and 7,000 sold in other parts of the world, including 3,800... read more May 19, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Lexus LS 460 L

Toyota To Recall 11,500 Vehicles From The Lexus LS Line

As if Toyota didn't have enough troubles at the moment, the automaker has announced plans to recall 11,500 Lexus vehicles sold in the U.S., Japan, China, and other parts of... read more May 19, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from the Lexus 'Dark Ride' microsite for the CT200h

The Lexus CT200h And The Dark Side Of Social Media

We love our jobs. Really. Mostly. But every so often, we're obligated to take a metaphorical bullet in the service of keeping you informed. This is one of those times... read more May 17, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Lexus GX 460

Update: 'Don't Buy' Label Lifted From 2010 Lexus GX 460

We've reported before on the 2010 Lexus GX 460 and its recall woes. After it performed poorly in tests by Consumer Reports magazine, the mag slapped it's "don't buy" label on... read more May 7, 2010 by  2


 

 
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