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Subaru president Yoshinaga (photo by T. Ikehara)

Fuji Heavy Industries president Yoshinaga: CKD production of Forester in Thailand to start "with 10,000 units"

On 17 January, Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru) president Yasuyuki Yoshinaga held a press conference in Tokyo where he announced that the company was planning for 10,000 units to be produced in Thailand via complete knock-down production (CKD) and joint ventures by 2020 in Thailand. The model to be produced is set to be the Forester.
Subaru Forrester (2017 model)

Subaru plans for 6th consecutive year of increased production and sales worldwide

On 17 January, Fuji Heavy Industries announced their production and retail plans for 2017. Production will see an 8% increase to 1,110,000 units while sales figures are also planned to rise by 8& to 1,093,000 units. For the past 5 years, the company has consistently set records in terms of both sales and production, and they are shooting to make that 6 years running by the end of this year.
2018 Subaru WRX/WRX STI for US

2017 North American International Auto Show: Subaru displays 2018 WRX/WRX STI

Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru) announced that it will unveil the 2018 WRX/WRX STI for the US at the North American International Auto Show, which opens its doors January 9.
Subaru BRZ STI Sports Concept

2017 Tokyo Auto Salon: Subaru to unveil BRZ STI Sports Concept

Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru) and Subaru Tecnica International (STI) plan to unveil the BRZ and WRX STI Sports Concept models at the 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon, which runs from January 13 to 15 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.
2010 Subaru Legacy

Subaru expands water pump recall to China

At the end of November, Subaru expanded its recall of the Legacy and other models to China.
EyeSight

Subaru’s EyeSight models top one million units in global sales

Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) announced that in November, global sales of Subaru vehicles featuring its EyeSight advanced safety system reached the one million unit mark. FHI was able to achieve this milestone in around eight and a half years after its release to the Japanese market in May 2008.
Subaru Chiffon

Subaru to release all-new Chiffon mini car

On December 13, Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru) will release its all-new Chiffon mini car.
Subaru Impreza Sport 1.6i-L EyeSight

Subaru to release new 1.6-liter Impreza on December 20

Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru) announced it will release its all-new 1.6-liter Impreza on December 20.
Subaru VIZIV-7 SUV Concept (2016 Los Angeles Auto Show)

2016 Los Angeles Auto Show: Subaru launches VIZIV-7 SUV Concept as preview of new SUV in 2018

On November 18, Subaru unveiled its VIZIV-7 SUV Concept at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, currently being held in the US.
New Subaru Impreza

New Subaru Impreza sees orders in first month reaching 4 times monthly sales target

Fuji Heavy Industries reports that orders of the new Subaru Impreza are four times the monthly sales goal of 2,500 in its first month with 11,050 orders.
Stereo camera for Subaru's EyeSight technology

2016 Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition: Subaru to introduce EyeSight technology in China

On November 11, Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru) announced it will unveil their EyeSight driving assistance system to the Chinese market.
Subaru Justy

Subaru to release all-new Justy compact wagon

On November 21, Fuji Heavy Industries will release its all-new Subaru Justy compact tall wagon.
The all-new Subaru Impreza Sport

Orders for all-new Subaru Impreza more than triple its monthly target

At a financial results conference held on November 2 in Tokyo, President Yasuyuki Yoshinaga of Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) announced that they have received orders for 8,817 units of the recently released all-new Impreza.
Subaru Legacy for US

Subaru recalls two Legacy models in US over knee guard defect

A recall has been issued in the US for Subaru US flagship models the Outback (Legacy Outback in Japan) and Legacy (Legacy B4 in Japan). The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that Subaru Of America had issued the recall and released its details.
Older Subaru Legacy model for US

Subaru expands recall over Legacy and other models over secondary air pump to US

In early October, Fuji Heavy Industries issued a recall with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for 4 models including the Subaru Legacy over a defect in the secondary air pump relay. It has now expanded the recall to the United States.
Production line (Outback)

Subaru total production sets new record at 95,067 for September

According to production, domestic sales and import figures for September released by Fuji Heavy Industries for the Subaru brand, global production was up 12.7% at 95,067 units, setting a new record and representing the 2nd month of year-on-year growth.
Assembly line for the Outback

Subaru FHI achieves record-high domestic production and exports for fifth consecutive year; 2016 first-half results

Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) announced its results of production, domestic sales and exports for the first half (April to September) of fiscal 2016. According to these results, global production grew 9.3% from the previous year, to 502,285 units, resulting in record-high first half figures for the fifth consecutive year.
Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

New Subaru Hybrid to Hit the American Market

It appears that in the near future Subaru will be introducing a new model hybrid vehicle to the North American market.
Subaru Impreza Sedan Concept

2016 Los Angeles Motor Show: Subaru to unveil new concept

On October 13, it was revealed that Subaru will be unveiling a concept car at the 2016 Los Angeles Motor Show, which commences on November 14.
Alcantara genuine leather seating

Subaru to release top-of-the-line GT for high-performance BRZ

Fuji Heavy Industries announced the addition of the GT to the Subaru BRZ lineup, and will release this top-of-the-line trim on November 7.
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