Posted Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 4:08am

JAPAN: Fuji Heavy doubles Subaru hybrid output

Fuji Heavy Industries has doubled production of its first hybrid model to 2,000 units per month, officials of the Subaru vehicle maker said.

The move is designed to end delays in the delivery of the Subaru XV Hybrid sport-utility vehicle, which is popular thanks to its high driving performance achieved by an electric motor used to assist engine output, they old Jiji Press.