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Lexus First EV for US Market

  Lexus Electrifies Its Lineup                                                  Source:  Lexus RZ 450e's New Technologies Lexus has unveiled its first electric vehicle for the US market and its second for Europe and China.  The 2023 Lexus RZ 450e will hit US showrooms by the end of 2023.  It's a sleek, compact SUV with a totally new all-wheel drive system and unique, acoustic glass windows that cut the sound from other vehicles surrounding the car to maintain some peace and quiet inside the EV.  In China and Europe, the RZ joins the entry level, electric UX SUV as Lexus beefs up its EV lineup.  Toyota EV Platform Lexus, which is Toyota's luxury brand, is using the same electric architecture platform that Toyota is using for its new EV, the 2023 bZ4X.  The EV platform is skateboard-like and places the batteries, motors and suspension system under the floor of the car.  That opens up space in the interior of the EV.  The architecture can be scaled to design many different typ