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Lexus ES – 2013

The All-New 2013 Lexus ES is better and cheaper than the 2012 model. Toronto, ON – “Every trip in the new ES delivers a moment of achievement – of personal satisfaction – that rewards the driver at every stage. And we’re pleased to offer this experience to Canadian guests at a new price that makes true luxury even more attainable,” said Larry Hutchinson, Senior Executive Director of Lexus in Canada. “With performance enhancements, signature styling and the Lexus attention to detail, plus the first ES to be offered with a choice of conventional or hybrid powertrains, the 2013 ES establishes a new standard for luxury and refinement.”

2010 BMW 550i Gran Turismo – Road Test

BMW are going into a whole new territory with the all-new 5 Series Gran Turismo. Instead of the familiar 4-door sedan, they are combining it with a genuine rear hatch to make it a 5-door luxury sedan. This may not seem too out of place in Europe, but in North America hatchbacks are never popular – something I just can’t fathom for the life of me.  That said, the Gran Turismo also offers a more traditional trunk/boot opening in addition to the full-size hatch – I don’t know how well it will go over, but I think BMW are on to something here – it works superbly.

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Toyota Dealers Nationwide Have Begun Fixing Accelerator Pedals On Recalled Vehicles

Parts to Reinforce Accelerator Pedals Delivered to All U.S. Toyota Dealerships Mailing of Notification Letters to Affected Owners Begins Today Many Toyota Dealers Extending Hours, Hiring Additional Technicians to Complete Repairs for Customers Quickly and Conveniently TORRANCE, Calif., February 5, 2010 – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc., today announced that Toyota dealers nationwide have received the parts, information and training they need to fix accelerator pedals in recalled Toyota Division vehicles, and that repairs on involved vehicles have begun.  The actual repair requires about 30 minutes of work. The company also announced that it has begun mailing letters to owners of recalled vehicles to let them know when to bring their vehicles into a dealership.  Owners will only receive a letter