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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.

Honda Li Nian

Honda Li Nian
Honda is reported to use the new brand, Li Nian, to market these cars in China.

Cheap car launch will take place next year. This product as well as an attempt to rival Nissan’s car sales dominating the Japanese brand in the City of Bamboo Curtain.

Executive Vice President Koichi Kondo said Honda, manufacturers have been holding local partner, Guangzhou Automobile, to produce cheap cars. Machines used 1.6-liter capacity and carry a new brand, Li Nian.

“Sales of cars with engines below 1.6 liters to a very good right now. We see Li Nian as a product that can compete in the same segment, “Kondo said as quoted by Bloomberg (20/1/2010). However, the target price for cheap cars is not explained.