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Toyota turns to ‘guardian angel’ self-driving cars

Toyota turns to ‘guardian angel’ self-driving cars But as-needed assistive driving has more promise for the near future because of the challenge of switching quickly from fully autonomous to driver-back-in-control.There Toyota announced the guardian-angel project, reiterated its long-term commitment to fully autonomous driving, and said Toyota will use three R&D facilities in the US, including a new facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

It won’t be the last time: Over-the-air glitch bricks Lexus infotainment

Blame the weather: Lexus says that “errant data from our traffic and weather service provider” bricked the infotainment systems of recent Lexus vehicles.And the Lexus Enform infotainment system is generally held in high regard within the industry for its relatively easy user interface.

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.Meanwhile, Asian brands led by Lexus and Toyota took seven of the top 10 spots along with Buick (!

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.They do look cool, but owners’ ratings pushed the Model X into the 10-worst-models ranking and dragged Tesla down to 25 of 29 brands.

Ford, Toyota to challenge Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

Ford, Toyota to challenge Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Right now, Apple CarPlay looks about the same on a $25,000 Chevrolet Cruze (image above) and a $60,000 Audi, to the annoyance of all automakers.Currently, if you have CarPlay, your only navigation choice is Apple Maps; similarly, if you have Android Auto, the only choice is Google Maps.

A hotter, hybridized Lexus LC sports car may be coming in 2018

A hotter, hybridized Lexus LC sports car may be coming in 2018 It was all but assured that Lexus would introduce a more potent version of its concept-like LC sports car, and now, thanks to a trademark application, we are close to having proof.So maybe the LC 500h is the car that would satisfy the requirement for a faster car.

New LS will get the most advanced hybrid drivetrain Lexus has ever developed

New LS will get the most advanced hybrid drivetrain Lexus has ever developed The hybrid version of the brand-new 2018 Lexus LS will be presented to the public next month during the Geneva Auto Show.Named LS 500h, the gasoline-electric model will serve as a more fuel efficient alternative to the standard, V6-powered LS 500.

The 2018 LC 500 isn't another Toyota dressed for the ball, it's Lexus reborn

The 2018 LC 500 isn't another Toyota dressed for the ball, it's Lexus reborn Now, depending on your point of view, the LC 500 is either breathtaking or barf-inducing — but that’s a good thing.5-liter V6 outfits the LC 500h hybrid model, which itself features a newly developed multi-stage hybrid system.