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New Lexus flagship equipped with self-driving features

Toyota to extend technology to lower-end vehicles in time

The new Lexus LS500h, equipped with self-driving features corresponding to "Level 2" autonomy, is unveiled in Tokyo on June 26.

TOKYO -- Toyota Motor's new Lexus LS flagship luxury, four-door sedan, unveiled in Japan on June 26, boasts a set of technologies that provide "Level 2" autonomy, although the carmaker is reluctant to call them "self-driving" features.

In announcing the new Lexus LS, Toyota described these features as "advanced driving assist technology that can lead to automated driving."

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