few months Ago we were celebrating the 10 years of hybrid in Lexus with the article “did you Know that it has already been 10 years since the first Lexus hybrid?”. Then it advertíamos how close was the mark of the barrier million units, . Today, we can celebrate that milestone and see how they have been dealt this a million units between the different markets.
Lexus will continue betting on hybrids, not plug-in while introducing alternative powered by hydrogen:
Lexus closed the month of march with a total of 1.000.600 units, a total that has been divided (approximately) between the different markets in the following way:
USA – 345.5 k units since 2005 – 38.540 units in 2015
Europe – 237-5k units since 2005 – 40.629 units in 2015
Japan – 225k units since 2005 – 31.420 units in 2015
China/Hong Kong – 97k units since 2005 – 21.120 units in 2015
Asia Guides – 62k units since 2005 – 11.151 units in 2015
Oceania – 19.5 k units since 2005 – 3.535 units in 2015
Asia – 8.5 k units since 2005 – 1,294 in 2015
Other markets – 5k units since 2005 – 1.343 units in 2015
Recall that the deployment-hybrid Lexus started with the Lexus RX 400h in 2005 and was followed by the Lexus GS 450h and the Lexus LS 600h in 2006 and 2007. Currently the hybrid range from Lexus passes for the Lexus CT 200h, Lexus IS 300h, the Lexus NX 300h, The FS 300h and 450h, the Lexus RX 450h, the Lexus LS 600h and Lexus RC 300h recent addition and I rounded a offer of alternatives ranging from the compact, to coupe, going by the SUV’s and sedans of different size.
In the past Lexus has already made it clear that, despite the tendency of the rivals, will continue betting on hybrids, not plug-in, as a good account of them gives the new Lexus LC 500h in addition, the japanese firm has already proved its bonding with the hydrogen in the coming years with a Lexus LF-FC, which anticipates the launch of a model moved by hydrogen that will come in 2020.