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Toyota Highlander Hybrid, Lexus RX 400h, Lexus IS 350, Lexus GS 350 Recalled
Toyota Highlander Hybrid, Lexus RX 400h, Lexus IS 350, Lexus GS 350 Recalled

Toyota has issued two unrelated recalls today. Together, they affect more than 235,000 vehicles in the U.S. The first recall centers around the 2006-2010 Highlander Hybrid and the 2006-2008 Lexus RX 400h. According to Toyota, the transistors located in the inverter assemblies on those hybrid models...Read More»

2013 Lexus ES 350
Lexus To Replace Emergency Trunk Release On ES, GS, IS Models

Score two for Consumer Reports. Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency said that it would investigate fuel efficiency on the 2013 Ford C-Max and Ford Fusion Hybrid -- in part because Consumer Reports had been so vocal in its criticism of those vehicles' claims. Now, the magazine's...Read More»

Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012
Fisker Atlantic Delayed, Volvo C30 Discontinued, Tata Nano In The U.S.: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, Toyota priced the 2013 Prius lineup while Volvo announced the discontinuation of the C30 hatchback. The EPA rated the 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid and the NHTSA is looking into possible issues with the 2005 Honda Pilot. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape, Labor Day, GOP Platform Speaks Out: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we discussed the 2013 Ford Escape powertrain options and provided safety tips for safe driving this Labor Day Weekend. Mazda talked about the future of the rotary engine and Porsche introduced a new feature on its manual transmissions. All this and more in today's car...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo -- First Drive, San Diego, CA, June 19, 2012
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Driven: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, new details emerged regarding the Cadillac ELR and Lexus explained the GS 450h hybrid. We drove the 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo and the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has been postponed. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Want to...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer Sport
2013 Ford Explorer Sport Priced, Click And Clack Retire: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we'll let you know which Father's Day colognes smell like a good idea, and Chevy gears up for a new contest. The 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R runs its first track tests, and we drive the 2013 Lexus GS 450h. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport
2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport Recalled For Steering Problem

Lexus is issuing a voluntary recall of its 2013 GS 350 F Sport sedan. The recall only affects 350s with rear-wheel drive; the all-wheel version of the 350 F Sport is not included. According to Lexus, the recall stems from a flaw in the vehicle's variable gear ratio steering, or VGRS. In some...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350
2013 Lexus GS 350 Named A Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has put the 2013 Lexus GS sedans through its battery of tests, and the completely redesigned Lexus sport-sedan family has emerged with top-notch scores. The GS earns the IIHS Top Safety Pick designation this year, which means it gets top 'good'...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport
2013 Lexus GS 350 Reviewed, Porsche Recall, Chevy Camaro 1LE: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Porsche and BMW issued recalls while Lexus considers production of the LF-LC Concept. Ford teased a new Explorer model for 2013 and the Opel Ampera won a road rally. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Here's why texting isn't safe...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport by Five Axis
Chevy Volt Hearings, Super Bowl Ads, 2013 Viper Teaser: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Lexus has revealed performance parts for the new 2013 GS 350, and we summarize the Chevrolet Volt hearings. Audi and Suzuki have released their Super Bowl ads while AAA talks about spare tires. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Jeep...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport
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»

2013 Subaru BRZ
2013 Nissan Altima, November Auto Sales, 2013 Subaru BRZ: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Subaru reveals the 2013 BRZ and we test Nissan's next-generation CVT transmission. Acura might bring a new NSX Concept to the Detroit Auto Show and we review the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We...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
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»

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»

2008 Lexus IS 350
Huge New Toyota Recall Includes 245,000 Lexus GS, IS Sedans

It appears that the worst of Toyota's recall woes might not yet be past. The world's largest automaker confirmed plans today to recall nearly 1.7 million vehicles globally, for issues including oil leaks, faulty fuel pumps, and fuel lines. The number includes about 245,000 Lexus IS and GS models in...Read More»

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 potential engine defect. In some 4.6- or 5.0-liter V-8 engines, along with some 3.5-liter engines, valve springs might be...Read More»