Lexus jumps on electric bandwagon with entry-level UX crossover

The Lexus UX300e does not offer one-pedal driving - a trademark of many electric models - but requires the driver to use the brake pedal to shed speed.
The Lexus UX300e does not offer one-pedal driving - a trademark of many electric models - but requires the driver to use the brake pedal to shed speed.PHOTOS: LEXUS
The Lexus UX300e does not offer one-pedal driving - a trademark of many electric models - but requires the driver to use the brake pedal to shed speed.
The Lexus UX300e does not offer one-pedal driving - a trademark of many electric models - but requires the driver to use the brake pedal to shed speed.PHOTOS: LEXUS

Lexus makes novel foray into electric cars with entry-level UX crossover

Auto firms are approaching electrification in two ways.

One, introduce a top model to woo luxury buyers and let the technology trickle down.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 23, 2019, with the headline 'Power compact'. Print Edition | Subscribe