Lexus is celebrating the start of production of its ES 350 sedan at Toyota's production facility in Georgetown, Kentucky. The ES is the first-ever Lexus to be built on U.S. soil.
Read more: http://www.leftlanenews.com/lexus-starts-us-production-in-kentucky-90003.html#ixzz3p7haYdNL
When you see this vehicle, you can ask why USA cant drive it...
This is the V-Class
For sure, some will say that is not to dilute the "Luxury" image of the brand. I think that a "luxury Minivan" or "executive Minivan" is a new niche that the germans can explore.
Spied – Ford EcoSport spotted in USA ahead of possible launch
The Ford EcoSport was spotted in the USA recently by Burlappcar.com. Ford of America is seriously considering launching the EcoSport, with the company’s CEO, Alan Mulally, having told reporters at this year’s Detroit Motor Show...
Toyota to pay $1.2B to settle criminal probe - USATODAY
Chris Woodyard, and Kevin Johnson
March 19, 2014
The Justice Department announced Wednesday that Toyota will pay $1.2 billion to settle a criminal probe of its handling of the reports of unintended acceleration in its vehicles and...
Certified Tuner of Euro Fords, Mountune, Coming to the USA
Lovers of hot front-wheel drive Fords rejoice! Well-known tuner of Euro-style hot Fords, Mountune, has announced that it is coming to the US, where it will gain its own facility with multiple roles, including that of distribution hub...
MT here, and USA today here.
Important info from both is it looks like Monday's event was a "webcast," no ride and drive (in fact, the MT blub makes specific mention of the fact that they haven't driven it yet :( )
Other info include confirmation that the MKZ's grille is more or less the...
Volkswagen CEO Wants Scirocco For USA
By Derek Kreindler
January 17 2011
Volkswagen fanboys can rejoice at the news of VW of America’s CEO Jonathan Browning’s announcement that he wants to see the Scirocco sports coupe make its way to the United States.
Speaking to USA Today...
LINCOLN MKZ HYBRID LANDS TOP PRODUCT DESIGN AWARD FROM GLOBAL GREEN USA
Ford Press Release
New Lincoln MKZ Hybrid honored with prestigious design award from Global Green USA
Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, the most fuel-efficient luxury sedan in America with an EPA-certified rating of 41 mpg city...
One tagline in new print ads for the new Ford Fiesta reads, "The Fiesta gets 40 highway miles per gallon. That's more than 21 hybrids. Seriously." It's a powerful statement that will definitely grab the attention of consumers.
They might not know, however, that among the 21 hybrids are five of...
Just wondering if there's currently a directive at F-L dealers not to sell to canadians.
Even with our strong dollar, the price difference still averages 10% or more favouring the USA.
Also as a sub-question, will I have to pay state sale tax? And where is the lower in the...
Mazda 2 For USA Debut
LOS ANGELES - Magazine-thin laptops, MP3 players and bite-size candy bars are just a few examples of good things that come in small packages. Now, for the first time in North America, Mazda is introducing its own affordable, fun-sized creation - the 2011 MAZDA2. A...
Test Drive: 2010 Ford Fusion is best gas-electric hybrid yet
By James R. Healey, USA TODAY
•Hybrid system. The basic four-cylinder gasoline engine is a 2.5-liter, up from a 2.3-liter in previous Fusions. A little more oomph is the welcome result. The aural signature could be better — it comes...
Introducing the All-New 2010 Mazda3 4-door
Mazda delivers yet another exhilarating driving experience with the all-new 2010 MAZDA3. As Mazda's global best-seller*, the current MAZDA3 was the foundation for a dedicated worldwide team of engineers and designers to take the car to the next level...
Volkswagen's CEO has stated that the company will bring the Uber-Volkswagen Phaeton back to American shores in a new form in the coming years. This ending much speculation if the original rumors were true, or just rumor.
Well, here is the full report courtesy of my friends at Left Lane News.com...
Funky 2009 Ford Flex gets its own calling card
By Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY
Engineer Gary Boes show off the cards he hands
out to people interested in Ford Flex when Ford
test drives the vehicle.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — The new Ford Flex that drove onto the ferry here puzzled skipper Tom...
Our range of Fords in Australia might not be that big but they ROCK!