Toyota Motor Corp and Lexus Will Show and Tell About Autonomous Technologies at 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

 Toyota Motor Corp and Lexus Will Show and Tell About Autonomous Technologies
                at 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

PR Newswire

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2012

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference the day
before the opening of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas,
Nev., Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will reveal an advanced active safety
research vehicle.


During the press conference at Mandalay Bay on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at 11
a.m., Lexus Group Vice President and General Manager Mark Templin will discuss
the North American based program, designed to explore the use of autonomous
technologies and high-level driver assistance systems related to TMC's
Integrated Safety Management Concept.

Templin will also discuss the current state of TMC's Intelligent Transport
Systems (ITS) research and development, which includes vehicle-to-vehicle and
vehicle-to-infrastructure communications technology.

Also highlighted will be the new 2013 Lexus LS, equipped with the world's most
advanced pre-collision safety system.

The active safety research vehicle, ITS system and 2013 LS will be shown at
the Lexus display at the Las Vegas Convention Center from January 8 –11.

About Toyota

Toyota (NYSE:TM) established operations in North America in 1957 and currently
operates 14 manufacturing plants, including one under construction. There are
more than 1,800 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealerships in North America which
sold more than 2 million vehicles in 2010. Toyota directly employs more than
35,000 in North America and its investment here is currently valued at more
than $23 billion, including sales and manufacturing operations, research and
development, financial services and design. Toyota's annual purchasing of
parts, materials, goods and services from North American suppliers totals
nearly $25 billion.

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About Lexus

Since its debut in 1989, Lexus has earned a reputation for high-quality
products and exemplary customer service from its 231 dealers. Lexus is the
luxury hybrid leader, offering five hybrids that provide the best in
innovative technology and first-class luxury. When it began, Lexus offered two
models of vehicles. Now, more than 20 years later, Lexus offers variations of
10 vehicles, from the sporty CT 200h hybrid to the V10 supercar, the LFA.

For more information about Lexus, visit or

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