Category Archives: Technology

2019 Lexus UX Training Sessions!

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Lexus of Richmond’s sales consultants, technology specialists, service advisors, technicians and managers all recently completed training sessions for the launch of the Brand New vehicle, the Lexus UX! This training session took place over the course of two weeks at the Toyota Training Center in Maryland.

This training included a classroom discussion/question & answer, hands on demonstration of new technology, and comparative driving courses. We were able to drive three competitors’ vehicles in order to understand the UX’s target market. We drove through the city in each vehicle, and then drove through a course set up with extremely tight turns and corners to truly understand how our new vehicle stacks up with the competitors. The easiest to maneuver was of course the UX with its 34.2 foot turning radius.

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The technology demonstration was focused on Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa. Apple CarPlay is a smarter and safer way to use your phone while driving. The car’s display mirrors your phone screen. By connecting your iPhone, you gain access to your navigation, phonebook to make/receive calls and texts, and all your music. With Amazon Alexa you are essentially gaining an assistant at your fingertips in the vehicle with you. You can ask Alexa to play music, find directions, find traffic info or check the weather. You can even ask her to tell you a joke or to play jeopardy.

Call us at 804.323.8000 or stop by and learn about this vehicle and all it has to offer!

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Lexus of Richmond’s 2019 Lexus ES Training

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Lexus of Richmond associates recently traveled to the Toyota Training Center in Maryland for training sessions on the All New 2019 Lexus ES! Over the course of two weeks; sales associates, technology specialists, service advisors, technicians, managers and more attended different sessions to learn about this entirely redesigned vehicle.

This training included a classroom setting for open discussion, hands-on demonstration of new technology and features including Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa, and driving courses.

Call us at 804.323.8000 or stop by and learn about this vehicle and all it has to offer!

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Lexus Enform Remote App Update

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Android users, have you noticed your Lexus Enform Remote app acting strangely or not working recently? This may be because Lexus just released a major update. Lexus Enform Remote V1.2.0 is a new version of the app that has been released for anyone using the Android phone and operating systems. If this update is not done, the older version of the app will not work properly or at all. To update, please go to the Google Play Store on your phone and touch the Menu button (three square dots). This is located in the top right corner of the screen. Select ‘My Apps.’ This allows you to see where the available app updates are, including the one for Lexus Enform Remote.

The update does not affect Apple iPhone users. However, we recommend that you update your Lexus apps often for the proper functionality of the apps and your phone. Lexus is always trying to improve, and we love to keep our customers up to date on technology!

Please remember, the Lexus Enform Remote app is free for the first year after the purchase of your car. Please visit here for information on pricing for renewal. If you have any questions, concerns, or would like assistance with updating your Lexus Enform Remote App, please call (804)323-8000 and ask to speak with one of Lexus of Richmond’s Technology Specialists. Will we give an update if we learn anything new!