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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.

Ford Taurus Interceptor

Ford Taurus Interceptor
Las Vegas – Ford released photographs of  the Ford Taurus Interceptor will replace the Crown Victoria, coming September 2011. Ford fully equipped with sophisticated equipment both inside the cabin or any part of exterior, for use by law enforcement officers in the United States (U.S.).

Interceptor Taurus 3.5L V6 engine carried a front-wheel drive systems (FWD) which will be used for highway patrol. This car is also equipped Sho’s Ecoboost that can be used to catch criminals at high speeds.

This car will be manufactured at the Ford factory in the city of Chicago. This car will be introduced to the public for the first time at an event with the Ford fleet customers in Las Vegas, Sunday


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.

Division of GM


Detroit, Michigan, United States

Area served
North America



General Motors


Pronunciation of “Porsche”

Pronunciation of “Porsche”
Porsche, a German proper name, is correctly pronounced PORSH-eh (IPA: /?p?r??/).

Some tend to over-vocalize the e, which results in Por-SCHA (/p?r???/). Others mistakenly treat the e as silent, a pronunciation rule that applies to most words in English and French, but not in German, producing the monosyllabic porsh (/p?r?/). The most common pronunciation used in the United States is porsh (/p?r?/).



Chevrolet (IPA: /???vro??le?/ – French origin) (also known as Chevy) is a brand of automobile, produced by General Motors (GM). It is the top selling GM marque, with “Chevrolet” or “Chevy” being at times synonymous with GM.

Chevrolet offers over 20 vehicles and many different enhanced versions in its home market. The vehicles range from subcompact cars to medium duty commercial trucks. Its number one sellers in the United States include the Silverado pickup, which is currently the 2nd best-selling vehicle in the United States behind the Ford F-Series and the Impala, which is the number one selling car with a domestic nameplate in the United States.

United States employees and investments

Toyota directly employed around 34,675 people in the United States, invested USD $15.5 billion, produced 1.2 million vehicles using US and foreign auto parts, sold 2.54 million vehicles, and donated USD $340 million to nonprofits. It has in total 10 plants, USD $2.9 billion per year payroll, purchased USD $28 billion in parts and supplies from 30 states. It created around 386,000 jobs in the United States as result of Toyota’s spending and demand from suppliers. It celebrated its 70th year anniversary in the United States in 2007.