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Subaru said it was recalling 395,000 vehicles in Japan and that it expected to incur about $177 million in costs related to improper final inspection procedures at domestic plants.
Subaru is on pace for a ninth-straight year of record retail sales in the U.S., but sliding wholesale volume is denting the Japanese company's profitability.
Nine automakers are among the record-breaking number of 609 companies that garnered a perfect score for LGBTQ equality in an annual study.
Subaru plans to recall about 400,000 vehicles in Japan this month after finding it had been following improper procedures for final inspections at domestic plants, expanding a recall from a previously estimated 255,000 vehicles.
Subaru profits tumbled in the latest quarter on lower wholesale shipments, rising U.S. incentives and a one-time charge related to the bankruptcy of airbag maker Takata.
Subaru of America sales were up 0.5 percent in its best October ever.
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Subaru became the second Japanese automaker to reveal that it had used uncertified inspectors for Japan-market vehicles.
Subaru hints at a new more muscular, athletic design direction, complete with fender fins and aerodynamic venting, with its new Viziv Performance Concept, a compact sporty sedan.
Subaru, looking to further strengthen its safety chops, has finished construction of two new test tracks in Japan.
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