reported that it has achieved the milestone of recording two million global
sales of its electrified vehicles (EVs) by the end of April 2021.
sells nine electrified models, including Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) and
Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in over 90 countries and regions around the
world. Globally, Lexus EVs accounted for one-third of the company’s sales in
2020. Across the eight markets in Asia, EVs accounted for over 20% of regional
sales in 2020.
the cumulative effects of reduced CO2 emissions to date (2005 to end-April 2021)
add up to approximately 19 million tons. This is equivalent to the combined CO2
output of 300,000 passenger cars per year. In line with its corporate mission
for carbon neutrality and Sustainable Development Goals, Lexus plans to achieve
carbon neutrality by 2050 throughout the entire lifecycle of a vehicle such as
materials, parts, vehicle manufacturing, logistics, driving and
intends on introducing its first luxury Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
model in 2021 and an all-new BEV model in 2022. Future Lexus EVs will feature
DIRECT4 and steer-by-wire systems. DIRECT4 is Lexus’ four-wheel-drive torque
distribution technology. It combines highly precise drive force control with
responsive steer-by-wire systems that greatly enhance vehicle reflexes.
technology translates into an exceptionally dynamic performance and a driving
experience unique to the brand.
Lexus has been a
pioneer of electrification in the luxury car market since its launch of the RX400h
in 2005. The brand’s EVs provide a wide range of options designed to meet the
needs of its users. The Lexus model line-up continues to evolve focusing on
balancing excellent driving performance with environmental sensitivity.
In 2019, the
company introduced Lexus Electrified. By 2025, it plans to introduce 20 new or improved
models, including more than ten BEVs, PHEVs and HEVs.
Source – Lexus Press Release
Source: Lexus India Press Release