2022 Lexus RZ 450e

2022 Lexus RZ 450e will lead brand’s BEV offensive

At the recent press conference where Toyota’s President, Akio Toyoda, gave a broad overview of the company’s electrification strategies during this decade, 16 fully electric – also known as BEVs or battery electric vehicles – were shown on stage. Most are probably just 3-dimensional models of future products but they certainly attracted a lot of […]

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2021 Lexus ES 250

Updated 2021 Lexus ES 250 available in 3 variants (w/VIDEO)

Since it first appeared, the Lexus ES has been among the most popular models in the brand’s range. In fact, it was one of the first two models the luxury brand offered when it started in 1989, the other being the LS flagship. The current generation, launched in 2018, is the seventh one and as […]

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2022 Lexus LX 600

All-new LX 600 begins new generation of Lexus SUV flagship

Given the price of petrol these days, the biggest SUVs only appeal to customers in places like the Middle East and USA where big engines are still acceptable. So for the all-new Lexus LX 600, the Middle East was chosen as the location from which the new flagship of the brand’s SUV range was revealed […]

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UMW Toyota Motor reports rising Toyota and Lexus sales as market moves towards normalcy

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a big impact not only on people (many of whom lost loved ones) but also on businesses. Apart from reduced business due to restricted movements, forced suspension of activities also made things worse. But now things seem to be heading towards some normalcy and as life gradually returns to normal, […]

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KINTO ONE subscription program now offers longer term and Lite plan

KINTO ONE is a car subscription program available exclusively to Toyota and Lexus customers globally. Introduced in Malaysia earlier this year, it offers the use of a vehicles without having to own it. Those who sign up for the program have only to pay a fixed monthly payment which includes registration fees, maintenance costs, insurance […]

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Toyota and Lexus outlets in Malaysia resume operations

After over two months of closure, the local auto industry is relieved that operations at all its facilities, including assembly plants, can resume. As the summary of new vehicle sales showed, the Total Industry Volume for the months of June and July were at rock bottom, and for August, there remain only two weeks in […]

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Lexus Australia

In Melbourne, two Lexus SUVs ‘talk’ to each other to improve safety

Two units of the Lexus RX450h are now cruising around an area of Melbourne in Australia and they are ‘talking’ to each other as well as the traffic infrastructure. The two hybrid SUVs are provided by Lexus Australia which is the first automotive partner to join the groundbreaking Australian Integrated Multimodal EcoSystem (AIMES). This is […]

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Toyota Megaweb

Toyota Megaweb showroom in Tokyo to close at the end of 2021

Car enthusiasts, especially Toyota fans, who have been to Japan would probably have had a chance to visit Megaweb, a huge Toyota showroom in Tokyo. Opened in March 1999, Megaweb is part of a commercial complex known as Palette Town in the Odaiba area that fronts the Tokyo Bay. Although it is described as an […]

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Challenging times for UMW Toyota Motor with operations suspended

With the ongoing Movement Control Order (MCO) which began on 1 June 2021, many business sectors  have had to remain closed. This has had an impact and in the auto sector, new vehicle sales for  the whole industry have dropped tremendously in the month of June. Commenting on the situation, President of UMW Toyota Motor […]

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