January, 2015 Archives - Import Car
A Look at Next Generation Import Start/Stop Systems

Although stop/start idle ­systems have been used on ­hybrid vehicles for many years, a growing number of non-­hybrid late model import models are also being equipped with this fuel-saving technology. For 2015, almost every major ­automaker offers one or more models with stop/start idle ­control. Many experts predict that within the next two years, over

Stop_Start systems
Import Insights: Lexus (January 2015)

Lexus Sets November Sales Record Lexus reported November sales of 27,472 units, a 7.3 percent increase on a raw volume basis year-over-year. Lexus RX leads the luxury segment, with sales of more than 9,500 units. Lexus GX is up about 20 percent, and Lexus GS sales are up 15.5 percent. “Lexus set an all-time November

Lexus LF C2