Lexus India Extends HEV Battery Warranty Upto 8 Years to Escalate Electrification

Highlights :

  • Lexus India has extended its HEVs battery warranty for up to 8 years.
  • The brand has a global vision of electrification for achieving carbon neutrality by 2050
Lexus India Extends HEV Battery Warranty Upto 8 Years to Escalate Electrification

The Indian subsidiary of the luxury vehicle division of the Japanese automaker Toyota, Lexus India announced yesterday that it has extended the battery warranty period of its hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) from five years to a period of eight years. 

Lexus declares that this initiative has been taken to speed up its electrification vision and establish its position in the luxury vehicle market. This announcement further enhances the Lexus ownership experience, bringing in additional benefits to Lexus Life, the brand’s exclusive ownership program for guests.

The extension of the HEV battery warranty reemphasizes the absolute commitment to providing amazing experiences by enhancing Lexus’ self-charging hybrid technology. Lexus believes that this step will encourage society to opt for more eco-friendly HEVs. Hence, reducing pollution impact to the environment and adding to the sustainability narrative of the brand. 

The extension of the HEV battery warranty is expected to be effective from the 1st of August 2021

This is in addition to the brand’s tree-planting initiative that aims to offset the carbon footprint of each Lexus car sold in India by planting an equivalent number of trees. This initiative contributes to the brand’s global vision of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.

Commenting on this occasion, President of Lexus India, Mr. P.B. Venugopal stated, “This announcement strengthens our commitment to the Indian market and our guests. At Lexus, we value this relationship with our guests, anticipating their needs and going that extra mile to enhance the Lexus experience.”

Earlier this year, the brand announced worldwide that it had eclipsed the milestone of 2 million global sales of electrified vehicles at the end of April 2021, reinforcing its place in the Electrified space with its range of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs), Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) and Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs). While in 2020, Lexus strengthened its commitment to the ‘Make in India’ initiative by announcing local production of its most success successful model ‘ES 300h’.

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Bhoomika Singh

Bhoomika is a science graduate, with a strong interest in seeing how technology can impact the environment. She loves covering the intersection of technology, environment, and the positive impact it can have on the world accordingly.