Toyota launches Lexus, hydrogen-powered Mirai with assistant tech

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Toyota Motor Corp. announced Thursday its launch of new models for its luxury sedan Lexus LS and hydrogen-powered Mirai equipped with assistant technologies that allow drivers to take their hands off the steering wheel in designated lanes. The new LS went on sale Thursday at a price starting from 16.32 million yen ($148,800). The Mirai will be sold from Monday, priced from 8.45 million yen, the company said. The autonomous driving technology equipped with the new models is a level-2 assistant system that could help driving on an expressway or other motor-vehicle-only roadway. The technology ca...

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