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Akio Toyoda making special announcement: confirmed to build ES350 in Kentucky, USA

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Old 04-19-13, 08:06 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by Joeb427 View Post
bit,the early '10 RX350's made in Canada has some quality issues.
production line startups often have challenges. but that's what continuous improvement is all about, and finding out what's being done differently in the two locations.

Originally Posted by spwolf View Post
so did any early lexus models built in japan... 2IS, 3gs and last es too...

i used to work for toyota and never saw a problem related to factory, they were all model related.. in fact, usually same suppliers build parts in different factories, they build around toyota....

its all abouz QA and Toyota is best there... i would have no problems buying lexus made in china....
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Originally Posted by rominl View Post
"Lexus was founded in the United States, so it is only fitting that we are bringing the production of luxury sedans for our U.S. customers back to where the brand was born"

just like my friend said when i told him the news. "if that's what he said, then why not make all the lexus in the US now and all toyota in the japan?"
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Originally Posted by cino View Post
The matter is TQM of the production.

If being built in the US, make a car worse, stop... I mean stop praising BMW and Mercedes anymore.
well bmw and mercedes have made buggy vehicles around the world. but they've definitely improved in recent years.
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Originally Posted by bitkahuna View Post
well bmw and mercedes have made buggy vehicles around the world. but they've definitely improved in recent years.
Just consistency in German manufacturing.
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