Lexus

30th May 2019

Lexus Pioneers ‘Spinning’ Headlamps on Latest SUV

Lexus is claiming a world first with anti-dazzle safety headlamps for its new Lexus RX luxury SUV. The car will feature lights with an adaptive high beam system (AHS),...

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20th March 2019

Volvo Takes Nanny-State-Of-Mind to New Heights

Way back in the 1950s when Volvo gave away its patent for the car’s first three-point seat belt to other manufacturers, many motorists scoffed. These safety doubters would have...

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1st March 2019

AR Backseat Experience Could Lyft the Ride

Automotive infotainment is improving but is still a few “parsecs” away from a Star Wars “Dejarik” moment, where passengers are playing augmented reality games in the backseat as they...

By Robert Gray

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10th January 2019

AT&T Brings 4G Connectivity to Additional Toyota, Lexus Models

Toyota and Lexus owners will be able to access connected services like remote start and climate control, as well as remote diagnostics and Safety Connect thanks to AT&T.

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7th January 2019

Weekly Brief: This is the Moment of Truth for EVs in America

Remember last year when Tesla, General Motors and Nissan partnered up to lobby for an extension on the $7,500 federal tax credit for new EV purchases? It didn’t work,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

27th September 2018

Lexus Showcases Latest Hybrid System with New UX

Lexus’s latest gasoline hybrid system will be showcased in the new Lexus UX crossover making its debut at the Paris Motor Show 2018. It will come in two power...

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12th September 2018

Lexus UX Hybrid SUV Uses Predictive Braking to Recharge Batteries

The Lexus UX SUV features a host of connectivity features, ADAS add-ons and technology that helps the vehicle's batteries recharge.

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27th August 2018

Toyota Forms Self-Driving Venture Planning Automated Lexus by 2020

Four Toyota Group companies reportedly have formed a joint venture to develop self-driving technology with an eye toward introducing autonomous features in 2020 Lexus models. Component-supplier Denso will own...

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23rd April 2018

Weekly Brief: Toyota places its bets on DSRC

Carmaker snubs GPS in plans to integrate V2V and V2I communications across its Toyota and Lexus brands in the US. Andrew Tolve reports. If cars could talk, the stories...

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17th July 2017

Weekly Brief: Audi debuts world’s first Level 3 autonomous vehicle

Hate driving in traffic? The new Audi A8 has got that handled for you. Andrew Tolve reports. When Audi's new A8 flagship executive cruiser trundles off the factory line...

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16th June 2017

Sharing behaviour information best for insures and consumers

It is widely assumed that the advent of connected cars will be a boon for usage-based insurance (UBI) because it will eliminate many of the issues that have impeded...

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3rd April 2017

Weekly Brief: Ford looks to Canada for connected car growth

Detroit car giant wants to turn Canada into its connected car wellspring. Andrew Tolve reports. Ford has talked a big game this year about transforming itself from a traditional automaker...

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