Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor today confirmed the shifting of their Lexus production to US soil. Towards this purpose, the company is all set to invest over five hundred million dollars. A production unit in this luxury vehicle is to come up in Georgetown, Kentucky. The president is hopeful that the first of updated sedans from Lexus will roll off the plant by 2015. Toyoda, by the way is the grandson of Toyota Motor’s founder.
Practice speeds from Indianapolis 500 never gained as much attention as the new kid on the block Carlos Munoz. This twenty one year old youngster from Columbia kept the onlookers in throes with his 223.023mph run, which was the fastest lap among the Sunday bunch. His vehicle was the fifth in line at Andretti Autosport. Driver for Michel Andretti kept exchanging their position but ultimately Munoz won the laurels due to his trail blazing run.