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Lexus' First EV to be Previewed in Tokyo

Lexus is expected to preview the brand's first production battery-electric vehicle at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show. The preview is expected to be in the form of an urban hatchback concept, though this concept is expected to be mostly production-ready.  Thus far Lexus parent Toyota has been slow to roll out pure electric vehicles. Their slowness is going to have…

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Multiple Automakers Join Toyota's Self-Driving Venture

Five Japanese automakers have announced plans to join a self-driving car venture setup between Toyota Motor Corporation and SoftBank. The added investments broaden the backing of the all-Japanese effort to develop self-driving vehicles.  Mazda Motor Corp, Suzuki Motor Corp, Subaru Corp, Isuzu Motors and Toyota unit Daihatsu will each take a stake of a few percent in the venture, reports Reuters.…

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Toyota Accelerating Solid-State Battery Plans

Last week Toyota announced additional details of its electrification strategy, including the acceleration of several previously announced plans. One such acceleration is the development of solid-state batteries for its electric vehicles.  Toyota R&D chief Shigeki Terashi confirmed the company is aiming to reveal a vehicle utilizing a solid-state battery by the end of 2020. Previously, Toyota provided guidance that it…

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2020 Lexus RX Gets Refreshed, New Tech

The best-selling luxury SUV on the market is getting a revised appearance for the 2020 model year. Lexus has released images and information on the 2020 RX, confirming updates designed to retain its top-seller status.  Typical of automotive refreshes, this one is sticking to modifications of the plastic exterior bits. At first glance it is obvious the RX has a…

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2020 Toyota Highlander: More Elegant and Efficient

One of the most popular family vehicles on the market is the Toyota Highlander. It's popularity is something Toyota takes quite seriously, meaning the company has been quite methodical with its complete redesign of the 2020 Highlander, focusing in on elegance and efficiency.  From a distance the average buyer would likely have to squint to notice the difference between the…

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Lexus LM Marks Brand's First Minivan

As Buick already knows, minivans are a thing in China. Lexus has decided it is time for them to join in the minivan love in China as well with the all-new Lexus LM. And this is quite the Lexus.  It's almost difficult to put into words the design of the LM. It's a massive minivan with Lexus' iconic spindle grille…

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2020 Toyota Highlander Teased by 3D Artist

Automakers love to get creative when it comes to teasing new products, and Toyota is no exception. The Japanese automaker has released a teaser of the all-new 2020 Toyota Highlander crossover by way of a 3D artist.  Toyota asked augmented reality artist Michael Murphy to help them out with the teaser. Murphy manipulates lighting to basically play tricks on the human…

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