Tag: Lexus

Lexus CT200h

Lexus CT200h

Having brought hybrids into the mainstream of the car market after 10 years, Toyota has begun to explore ways of extending the appeal of such vehicles beyond just being fuel-efficient and environment-friendly. While there’s no doubt that going further on each litre of fuel is increasingly important to motorists – […]

Infiniti Etherea

Infiniti Etherea

Infiniti, Nissan’s luxury division, will display a compact model at the coming Geneva Motorshow next month. Known as the Etherea, the concept model is said to preview how a future entry-level Infiniti could look. The first official pictures released this evening show an evolving Infiniti identity along with a profile distinctly […]

Special Service Campaign for Lexus IS250

Special Service Campaign for Lexus IS250

In connection with a recall notice by Toyota Motor Corporation, Lexus Malaysia (a division of UMW Toyota Motor), the exclusive distributor of Lexus vehicles in Malaysia, has initiated a Special Service Campaign (SSC) for its Lexus IS250 models. This is to address the insufficient tightening of the fuel pressure sensor […]

Another massive Toyota recall

Another massive Toyota recall

Here we go again… another massive recall and again, it’s Toyota that’s doing it. The company has announced that nearly 1.7 million cars need to be recalled worldwide due to concerns about possible leakage of fuel. The problem is said to occur along the fuel lines where cracks may have […]

Toyota remains No. 1 in non-national segment

Toyota remains No. 1 in non-national segment

UMW Toyota Motor today reported that its 2010 sales volume was 10,000 units higher than 2009’s with a combined total of 92,000 units for both the Toyota and Lexus brands that it distributes. This would keep it as the leader in the non-national segment, a position it has held for […]

The Lexus Story

The Lexus Story

[This story was originally published in 1997 in Highway Malaysia magazine and on the Motor Trader website in 2006 with permission from author Chips Yap] “If Toyota or other Japanese manufacturers had concentrated on making large automobiles like the American ones, World War III might have started!” It was 1983 […]

TOP TEN RIDES WE WANT PIMPED

TOP TEN RIDES WE WANT PIMPED

This ‘Pimp My Ride’ mullarkey is nothing new. Modifiers, modders, backstreet mechanics, call them what you will, there are thousands of people out there who spend half their time tinkering with the oily bits of their cars and the other half polishing the shiny bits. Some of them even polish […]