At a press briefing for the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show on October 28, President Yasuyuki Yoshinaga of Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru) unveiled a couple of concepts including the Subaru Viziv Future Concept, which features the brandâ€™s automated driving function and other advanced technologies.
The theme of FHIâ€™s booth is New SUBARU Story, which represents the start of a new story in the life of Subaru vehicles. The other concept unveiled on this day was the Impreza 5-Door Concept, a design study model for the next-gen Impreza.
President Yoshinaga announced the new Imprezaâ€™s release date for the first time by saying, â€œits release scheduled for the end of 2016.â€ He also indicated plans of installing a new platform called Subaru Global Platform on this Impreza. He emphasized that Subaru will â€œmaintain its globally recognized reputation for building reliable vehiclesâ€ with this new platform.
(Translated by Travis Yamabata)