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Lexus GX 460

Lexus GX 460
After the announced cessation of production of the Lexus GX 460 last week due to media reports Consumer Reports in the United States (U.S.), Toyota Motor Corp. finally (TMC) in Japan announced it would call for improvement (recall) of the product from the market. Consumer Reports in the review did not recommend consumers to buy because the sport utility vehicle (SUV) is easily rolled out in emergency situations.

The manufacturer said it will repair damage to the vehicle stabilization systems software 13,000 units of these SUVs that have circulated. Of that total, 9400 units in the U.S. market while the rest scattered around the globe, among others, Russia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Canada.

“Since we first heard the issue was outstanding, Lexus and dealers we are moving quickly to reduce the existing turmoil. Our network will personally contact the customer to fix their cars,” said Mark Templin, vice president and general manager, Lexus Group, as reported by Bloomberg, Tuesday (20.4.2010).

In addition, the manufacturer also plans manarik 21,000 units of the Land Cruiser Prado models specifically countries with the position of the steering wheel on the left. Some countries it is, Russia, France, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Sudi Arabia, and Kuwait.

Mieko Iwasaki Toyota spokesman said the manufacturer also stop production activities for this model at the Tahara plant, Japan starting today until 28 April.

Meanwhile, Toyota has promised to deploy his engineers to address the findings made by the parties mediaConsumer Reports. Testing will be conducted for the GX 460 and Land Cruiser Prado which uses the same control system stability.

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Pontiac

Pontiac is a brand of automobiles, produced by General Motors that has been sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico since 1926. Pontiac is marketed as General Motors’ “athletic” brand and specializes in mainstream performance vehicles.
Pontiac

Type
Division of GM

Founded
1926

Headquarters
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Area served
North America

Industry
Automobile

Products
Mainstream/Performance

Parent
General Motors

Website
pontiac.com

Buick

Buick (pronounced /?bju??k/) is a marque of automobile sold in the United States, Canada, China, Taiwan, Qatar, and Israel by General Motors Corporation. Since the demise of Oldsmobile in 2004, it is GM’s only North America-based entry-level luxury brand.

Type
Division of GM

Founded
1903

Headquarters
Detroit, Michigan, USA

Industry
Automotive

Products
luxury vehicles

Parent
General Motors

Website
buick.com

wikipedia

Mercedes-Benz Vans

Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vario

Mercedes-Benz produces a range of vans. The current range consists of

Mercedes-Benz Vito ? Light Van based on the Viano MPV with a payload of approx 1 tonne
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter ? Mid-sized van with payloads of 2 to 6 tonne (produced as a Dodge in USA and Canada with the name Freightliner Sprinter. A joint venture.)

Sprinter 414 416CDI ambulance
Sprinter 316CDI light ambulance

Mercedes-Benz Vario ? Heavy van with similar load to a light truck (7.5 tonne)

Previous models include

Mercedes-Benz TN or T1 – Mid Sized van predecessor to the sprinter
Mercedes-Benz T2 – Heavy Van
All other previous models on the German wikipedia