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Recent authored articles

McLaren to open store near Detroit

McLaren is expanding its retail footprint in the United States by partnering with one of the largest dealership groups in the country, the Suburban Collection, for a new store near Detroit.

How drones could open up new windows for drivers

By integrating drone technology into the vehicle's infotainment system , Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America is taking to the skies.

Infield space gives Toyota a blank slate

The infield of an old supplier test track provides a blank slate for Toyota's newest U.S. investment.

Subaru shuffles CEO amid more fuel data tampering

Subaru named a new CEO, Tomomi Nakamura, after disclosing inspectors found the company altered fuel economy and emissions data on more vehicles built and sold in Japan.

McLaren: 'No need to go into SUVs'

Track 22, McLaren Automotive's business plan through 2022, calls for 15 new models or derivatives. But don't expect any SUVs.

Subaru still struggling with service capacity

Subaru of America continues to battle issues with service capacity -- it just can't get enough to keep pace with its steady growth over the past decade.

SUBARU: 78th consecutive monthly gain

Subaru of America's record May was also a record month for the Crosstrek.

2019 Subaru Ascent: A solid warrior, on and off road

The 2019 Subaru Ascent, the brand's biggest vehicle ever, is also the newest nameplate to join the brand's crossover-heavy lineup.

Subaru Ascent crossover fills a gap in 3-row segment

Subaru has been operating without a three-row crossover since it killed off the Tribeca in 2014. The new Ascent — to be sold only in Canada and the United States — plugs the hole.

Subaru fills a gap with new 3-row Ascent crossover

Subaru has been operating without a three-row crossover since it killed off the Tribeca in 2014. The new Ascent plugs the hole.

Subaru, Toyota team up for Crosstrek Hybrid

Subaru of America plans a plug-in hybrid version of the hot-selling Crosstrek subcompact crossover.

How Alcantara is managing demand from U.S., China

Alcantara, the maker of the upmarket leather alternative material of the same name, plans to double the company's overall production capacity in Italy as demand from the U.S. and Chinese markets continues to drive sales.

Turbo is key for Subaru's new big crossover

The 2019 Subaru Ascent, the newest nameplate in the automaker's lineup, relies on a newly developed engine and transmission.

SUBARU OF AMERICA CEO TOM DOLL: Another record year in view

Subaru continues on its record-setting sales roll of the past several years, as Tom Doll steps up to the role of CEO.

Crosstrek becomes new workhorse for Subaru

The Crosstrek, which began life as a lifted Impreza hatchback in 2012, has turned into a sales workhorse for Subaru of America.

Gin palaces, majesty and the Parthenon: What people are saying about the Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Rolls-Royce is the latest ultraluxury automaker to join the SUV fray, with the Cullinan. Powered by the same 571-hp, 6.

Subaru plans plug-in hybrid Crosstrek

Subaru of America plans a plug-in hybrid version of the hot-selling Crosstrek subcompact crossover.

Ultraluxury, exotic marques embrace SUVs and variants

In the past year, several notable ultraluxury and exotic nameplates have been freshened or redesigned as automakers look to drive sales and expand brand presence.

At ultra high end, it's build-it-yourself

Given the sheer amount of eye-popping colors, rare materials and the ability to hand-pick how a vehicle looks, feels and drives, a customer is right at home by making it their own.

Subaru launches Ascent output at Indiana plant

Production of the 2019 Subaru Ascent, Subaru of America's long-awaited three-row crossover, commenced Monday at the automaker's Indiana plant.

Celebrity shine brightens brands on social media

Celebrities posting photos of their vehicles on social media is enhancing the marketing efforts of exotic car brands.

Fire, explosions rip through instrument panel plant in Michigan

UPDATED: 5/3/18 1:01 pm ET - adds some workers return

A massive fire broke out early Wednesday at an automotive interiors plant in Michigan, injuring two workers, reports say.

SUBARU: Winning streak reaches 77 months

The Subaru Crosstrek was the only model to post a sales gain for Subaru of America in what still was a record April for the automaker.

Subaru opens new U.S. headquarters in a familiar spot

Subaru of America employees have begun moving into a new United States headquarters, with the majority of them set to start there on May 7.

Varroc Lighting could grow -- if it could hire

Lighting systems supplier Varroc is keeping up with the latest trends in automotive lighting, but it's also dealing with the challenges of not having enough engineers.

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