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  • lexus.automotiveIT

    Lexus to debut digital side-view mirrors on new ES model


    Cameras replacing traditional side-view mirrors transmit images to small monitors inside the Lexus ES (Photo: Lexus) Lexus said it will introduce digital side-view mirrors on its new ES sedan in Japan next month. The Toyota Group's premium brand will install small exterior cameras on the front doors of the ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT

    US Toyota, Lexus models will have DSRC connectivity from 2021


    Car-to-car communication is designed to prevent traffic accidents (Illustration: Infineon) Toyota and Lexus will use Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) systems to connect cars in the US, starting with the 2021 model year. The goal is to adopt the car-to-car communication protocol across most of the brands' models by the ...

  • Lexus.automotiveIT

    Lexus introduces in-car hotspot


    Lexus is rolling out its hotspot across its product range (Photo: Lexus) Lexus is offering high-speed wifi connectivity inside its new IS sedan in a sign that all premium car makers want to be competitive in the connectivity arena. The luxury brand, which is part of the Toyota Group, ...

  • lexus ces 2013.automotiveIT

    CES - Las Vegas


    Lexus showed a connected research vehicle at the 2013 CES (Photo: Arjen Bongard) The 2014 Las Vegas CES will, as usual, be the first major consumer electronics event of the new year, starting with a press day January 6 and running through January 10, 2014. The annual gathering, the ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT

    Bosch sees gradual progression to autonomous driving


    As driver-assistance technologies become more sophisticated, they will one day drive the car, Bosch says (Photo: Bosch) Increasingly sophisticated driver-assistance technologies will gradually make autonomous driving a reality, according to Robert Bosch. "Fully autonomous driving will come about one step at a time," said Gerhard Steiger, president of the ...

  • Lexus.CES.automotiveIT

    CES: Lexus research vehicle has next-gen driver assistance


    Lexus has equipped the research vehicle with a broad array of sensors (Photo: Arjen Bongard) LAS VEGAS -- A research vehicle based on the Lexus LS showed the direction safety technologies are likely to take in coming years, Toyota said. The Japanese carmaker showed a vehicle that is equipped ...

  • Lexus_LFCC_Concept.automotiveIT

    Paris auto show: Lexus to forego voice control, touchscreen in new basic infotainment


    The Lexus LFCC concept unveiled in Paris has a futuristic interior (Photo: Lexus) PARIS - Lexus will forego voice control and touchscreen technology in the new basic version of its in-car infotainment system, a senior European official said Friday. In an interview with automotiveIT at the auto show ...

  • tomtom.automotiveIT

    TomTom signs deals with PSA, Lexus


    TomTom has signed agreements with PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and Lexus to offer its navigation solutions in selected models of the two carmakers. The Netherlands-based navigation specialist said buyers of Peugeot and Citroen models will have the option to include a TomTom system in their cars from 2015. The PSA agreement shows the ...