Monday, July 9, 2012
Obama Takes Credit For Lexus SUV. Slight Problem - It Went Into Production 4 Years Before He Took Office.
Obama Administration Takes Credit for Inspiring Lexus Hybrid SUV--Which Began Production in 2004 | CNSNews.com: "(CNSNews.com) -The Obama administration is taking credit for inspiring Lexus to create a hybrid SUV--even though the automobile company began the well-publicized production of its RX 400h SUV hybrid in 2004--four full years before Obama was elected.
A timeline of the auto company's history, posted on its website, says: "2004-The first production SUV hybrid, the RX 400h, debuts with Lexus Hybrid Drive. U.S. Lexus sales reach two million."
Lexus first announced it would market the RX 400h hybrid SUV at a press conference at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Mich., on Jan. 6, 2004."
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