Subaru

Subaru recalls 77,000 Tribecas for hood latch defect

3:58 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2016

Subaru is recalling 77,000 Tribeca SUVs from the 2006-14 model years in the U.S. for a defect that could cause the hood to unexpectedly open while driving.... Read More »

Ford EcoSport inches closer to U.S. shores

10:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016

Ford appears to be getting closer to selling the tiny EcoSport crossover in the U.S. Spy photos show the EcoSport, a subcompact crossover based on the same platform as the Fiesta, being tested near Ford’s headquarters in Dearborn, Mich.... Read More »

Subaru parent says quarterly earnings rise 21%

6:52 am U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2016

Subaru parent Fuji Heavy Industries reported a bigger-than-expected rise in third-quarter operating profit on strong sales of its Subaru cars and a favorable currency impact, keeping it on track to post a record full-year profit.... Read More »

Subaru posts record for January

4:52 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2016

Despite supply constraints, Subaru reported a record January and a U.S. sales increase of 0.7 percent compared with a year earlier to 41,101 vehicles.... Read More »

Subaru projects another year of record U.S. sales

5:47 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2016

Subaru forecasts another year of record sales in 2016 -- its eighth straight year of records and its ninth year of increases. But growth will be its slowest in four years, as tight supply finally crimps sales. Subaru expects to sell 615,000 vehicles in the United States this year, up about 5.5 percent from 2015.... Read More »

Subaru sets another U.S. volume milestone with 13% gain in 2015

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

Subaru of America set its seventh consecutive sales record last year, selling 582,675 vehicles - an increase of 13 percent over the prior year.... Read More »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Nissan needs guide to New England

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Nissan's strategy of simply adding points to catch Toyota and Honda is one of the reasons the Nissan franchise is a tough sell in this region.... Read More »

SUBARU

The good times just keep rolling

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

Subaru is on pace to set a U.S. sales record of 565,000 vehicles in 2015. The only thing stopping the brand is a shortage of vehicles.... Read More »

Subaru boss: More sales, more output

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 21, 2015

Years ahead of schedule in achieving his North America sales goal, Subaru's global boss Yasuyuki Yoshinaga says he will raise the target again next spring as demand continues to soar. Any plant expansion will likely take place in Indiana.... Read More »

TALK FROM THE TOP

Fuji CEO Yasuyuki Yoshinaga: As Subaru's sales skyrocket, its parent races to meet demand

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 21, 2015

Yasuyuki Yoshinaga, CEO of Subaru-maker Fuji Heavy Industries, talks about expanding capacity to meet the brand's breakneck sales growth, plans for a new three-row crossover and other matters in this Q&A.... Read More »

Subaru breaks ground on new HQ in Camden, N.J.

10:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2015

Subaru of America broke ground on its new headquarters in Camden, N.J., today, promising to create 100 jobs in exchange for a $118 million state grant to build its new home.... Read More »

Employees direct store's charitable giving

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015

At Patriot Subaru of Saco, Maine, employees direct the charitable giving program. They select organizations they want the dealership to support, and managers determine the amount to give based on the employee's involvement with the cause.... Read More »

Los Angeles' hits & mehs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015

Like any auto show, Los Angeles was supposed to be chockablock with astonishing, flabbergasting production models, honey-will-you-look-at-that concepts - maybe even a handful of hybrids or green cars with mind-bending technology. Well, maybe the exciting stuff got stuck in L.A. traffic.... Read More »

Subaru previews Impreza sedan with L.A. concept

5:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015

The Impreza Sedan Concept illustrates Subaru's new design language with crisper lines and sportier styling.... Read More »

Bigger crossover to replace Subaru Tribeca

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2015

The 2008 Subaru Tribeca on display following a debut at the New York Auto Show in 2007.... Read More »

Subaru plans bigger 3-row crossover to replace Tribeca

7:27 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2015

Subaru says the new three-row crossover planned to enter production at an Indiana plant in 2018 will be bigger than the outgoing Tribeca crossover it is replacing in the U.S. lineup.... Read More »

Subaru maker boosts profit 41% on higher N.A. sales, weak yen

2:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2015

Fuji Heavy, the maker of Subaru vehicles, reported a 41 percent surge in operating profit in the latest quarter, helped by higher sales in North America and advantageous exchange rates.... Read More »

AutoNation sales rose 14% in October

12:06 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2015

AutoNation's new-vehicle sales rose 14 percent in October from a year earlier, matching the pace set by the industry as a whole in the U.S. last month.... Read More »

Tokyo auto show home run concept vehicles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015

Five Japanese carmakers put a charge in their home-market show with head-turning concept vehicles.... Read More »

Subaru chief seeks to limit sales growth

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015

Subaru sales keep growing. But global head Yasuyuki Yoshinaga says there is such a thing as too big. He wants to keep sales in the 1 million unit-plus range to preserve the brand's niche appeal.... Read More »

JAMES B. TREECE

BLOG: Checking out the competition

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2015

It’s common to see senior auto executives strolling through an auto show, checking out the competition. The various ways they do it offer insight into their styles.... Read More »

2015 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Subaru shows design direction with 2 concepts

12:22 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2015

Subaru is ushering in a new styling era with the Impreza 5-door Concept unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show Wednesday. Subaru also rolled out another concept, the Viziv crossover, which is equipped with semi-autonomous features due in 2020.... Read More »

Aggressive makeover for Impreza?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2015

Subaru's Impreza 5-Door Concept to be unveiled this month at the Tokyo Motor Show previews the next-generation Impreza expected in the U.S. in late 2016.... Read More »

Forester gets fresh fascia, wider stance

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2015

A midcycle update of Subaru's Forester includes fresh styling touches and new safety technology. The changes to the compact crossover - to be unveiled this month at the Tokyo Motor Show - foreshadow features that could migrate to the U.S., but Subaru officials declined to say what specifications may carry over and when.... Read More »

Subaru hints at future vehicles with 2 Tokyo show concepts

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2015

Subaru is about to shift to a new global platform that will underpin its entire lineup and propel what it hopes will be a new phase of growth.... Read More »

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