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Toyota choose Trico blades for Lexus range

Toyota choose Trico blades for Lexus range

18th June 2018 | 0 Comments

The Toyota programme has been extremely successful since its launch less than a year ago and now Toyota has decided to use Trico blades for the Lexus brand. Trico was awarded the business by the Japanese automotive manufacturer after impressing with the quality of design and manufacture of its hybrid range.

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Bridgestone Turanza OE on Lexus UX

Bridgestone Turanza OE on Lexus UX

3rd April 2018 | 0 Comments

The Bridgestone Turanza EL450 run-flat tyre will be supplied as original equipment on the new Lexus UX crossover vehicle. The Lexus UX, which was unveiled during the 88th International Geneva Motor Show last month, will be fitted with the Turanza EL450 in size 225/50RF18 95V.

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SRI gains Lexus, Nissan OE approvals

SRI gains Lexus, Nissan OE approvals

29th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Dunlop run-flat tyres manufactured by Sumitomo Rubber Industries will be fitted as original equipment on the Lexus LS in North America as well as on the latest Nissan GT-R and GT-R Nismo in certain markets.

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Bridgestone tyres OE on upcoming Lexus LS

Bridgestone tyres OE on upcoming Lexus LS

12th January 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2018 Lexus LS saloon is currently on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and Bridgestone Corporation shares that its Bridgestone Turanza T005 run-flat tyre will serve as a standard fitment for cars equipped with 20-inch rims. The fifth generation of Lexus’ flagship line will receive the Turanza T005 in sizes 245/45RF20 99Y and 275/40RF20 102Y.

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Lexus LC500 to roll on Bridgestone Potenza, Turanza tyres

Lexus LC500 to roll on Bridgestone Potenza, Turanza tyres

9th December 2016 | 0 Comments

When the Lexus LC500 coupé and its hybrid twin the LC500h reach consumers next year, they will be fitted two Bridgestone tyre models as standard. Bridgestone Corporation reports it has designed Potenza S001L RFT and Turanza T005 RFT run-flat tyres exclusively for the Lexus coupés.

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Goodyear presents Goodyear Urban CrossOver concept tyre for Lexus UX

Goodyear presents Goodyear Urban CrossOver concept tyre for Lexus UX

30th September 2016 | 0 Comments

Lexus has introduced its Lexus UX concept car, fitted with Goodyear Urban Crossover concept tyres, at the Paris Motor Show 2016. The car is matched with special tyres, showcasing the cooperation between the two companies.

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NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey results

5th September 2016 | 0 Comments

This year’s National Franchised Dealers Association Summer 2016 survey, published today, had 1,746 respondents from a total participating dealer network of 4,090, which equates to a response rate of 43 per cent. This is the highest return ever, surpassing last winter’s high of 39 per cent. There were 28 franchise networks in the survey which represent a range of dealer sizes and ownership type from across the UK.

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Bridgestone tyres an OE fitment on Lexus LC 500h

Bridgestone tyres an OE fitment on Lexus LC 500h

9th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s Potenza S001L RFT has been approved as an original equipment fitment for the Lexus LC500h coupé that will be launched in spring 2017. LC 500h models sold in various global markets, including Europe, North America, Japan and Asia, will be fitted with the Bridgestone run-flat tyre in sizes 245/40RF21 (front) and 275/35RF21 (rear).

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Winter tyres? Lexus takes a new approach to driving on ice

Winter tyres? Lexus takes a new approach to driving on ice

23rd December 2015 | 1 Comment

What happens when a vehicle manufacturer replaces alloy and rubber with ice? Wonder no longer – a team of UK ice sculpture specialists was commissioned by Lexus to answer this question by fitting a Lexus NX with a unique set of wheels and tyres made from frozen water.

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Yokohama’s environmental commitment in 3 tyres

Yokohama’s environmental commitment in 3 tyres

4th November 2014 | 2 Comments

Yokohama says its BluEarth range demonstrates its commitment to reducing its environmental impact globally. The BluEarth AE-01 tyre encompasses much of Yokohama’s environmental technology and experience. The company pioneered “Orange Oil technology”, in which oil from the skin of citrus fruit is used to replace mineral ingredients in the tyre itself, reducing the petroleum-based constituents […]

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Bridgestone Dueler OE on Lexus NX

Bridgestone Dueler OE on Lexus NX

19th August 2014 | 1 Comment

Bridgestone has confirmed that its Dueler H/L 33 tyres are being fitted as original equipment on the Lexus NX. According to the manufacturer, the tyres are “engineered with low rolling resistance [and] will play a key role in the vehicle’s ability to deliver impressive handling, stability and fuel efficiency.” The latest news comes as part of a continued strategy of targeting SUV OE, according to the official announcement.

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Bridgestone supplying tyres for Lexus NX

Bridgestone supplying tyres for Lexus NX

5th August 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lexus NX has now been launched in Japan and it will be introduced in other markets in the coming months, reaching the UK in October. Bridgestone says its tyres have been homologated as an original equipment fitment for the crossover SUV; the Bridgestone Dueler H/L 33 will be fitted to the Lexus NX200tand NX300h in both the Japanese and other global markets. Lexus will receive the tyre in 225/60R18 100H for markets that include Japan, Europe, Australia and China, and in size 235/55R18 100V for markets that include Japan, Europe, Australia, North America and South Korea.

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Yokohama OE on Lexus NX

Yokohama OE on Lexus NX

29th July 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lexus Group has selected Yokohama tyres as original equipment for its new crossover SUV, the Lexus NX. Exact fitments will vary according to region, however worldwide the tyre maker is supplying two models of tyre in a total of three sizes. The Yokohama tyres selected for the Lexus NX are the BluEarth E51 in size 225/60R18 100H and the Geolandar G91 in sizes 225/60R18 100H and 225/65R17 102H.

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Alutec launches new SUV wheel

Alutec launches new SUV wheel

17th March 2014 | 4 Comments

Alutec has launched a new SUV wheel design with load-bearing in mind. According to the company the Alutec W 10 aluminium alloy features a particularly high wheel load of up to 1,025 kilograms. In addition the wheels is designed to be “technically sophisticated”, featuring a 5-V right up to the 20-inch size. The appearance has reported been sculpted with the large body surfaces of SUVs such as Range Rover Evoque in mind.

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Toyota launches official parts and accessories eBay stores

Toyota launches official parts and accessories eBay stores

28th November 2013 | 0 Comments

Toyota GB has launched official Toyota and Lexus parts and accessories eBay stores. According to the company, the e-commerce initiative gives UK customers a new way to source the parts they need, with confidence that they are purchasing the genuine article, direct from Toyota’s central distribution centre in Lutterworth. It is also designed to reach a wider customer base, particularly among owners of older vehicles. Toyota GB is the first of Toyota’s European national marketing and sales companies to launch a full-scale e-commerce programme. It plans to further develop the online stores by introducing “click and collect” and “click and fit” services during 2014.

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