Subaru News

Posted Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 9:36pm

Toyota, Subaru, and Mazda Just Sent a Massive Warning to Tesla, Rivian, and Nio Investors

On Tuesday, May 28, Toyota, Subaru, and Mazda announced a lineup of innovative new combustion engines that can be used either in a stand-alone or hybrid form in conjunction with a battery. The new engines will be combustion engines but also compatible with alternative fuels such as e-fuel (synthetic fuel), biofuels, and liquid hydrogen. Liquid hydrogen, provided the hydrogen is made from electrolysis, emits zero carbon dioxide (CO2). And while both e-fuel and biofuels do… Read More →

Posted Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 10:00pm

2025 Subaru WRX tS Gains Adaptable Dampers, Brembo Brakes

Subaru expanded the WRX lineup for 2024 with the new manual-only TR model, which featured a series of upgrades including brakes, stiffer springs, retuned steering, and front Recaro bucket seats. Now Subaru is adding another special performance model with the 2025 WRX tS. That moniker stands for “tuned by STI,” and the latest WRX variant gains a new suspension tweaked by the STI performance division, along with a new digital gauge cluster. The headlining update… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 10:28pm

The New Subaru Forester Will Be Made in America

The New Subaru Forester Will Be Made in America

It’s that time of the year when Japanese automakers are releasing details about how they performed in the previous fiscal year, which ended on March 31. Usually, companies also make some major announcements, such as Mazda’s confirmation of a next-generation CX-5 hybrid. Subaru has some important news to share as well–production of the new Forester is coming to United States. The sixth-generation model will be assembled in Indiana at the factory in Lafayette. Production capacity… Read More →

Posted Monday, May 13, 2024 at 10:14pm

Subaru Plans Crosstrek, Forester Hybrids and More Toyota-Built EVs

As the era of widespread EV adoption looms, smaller automakers are looking to big conglomerates for help as they contend with the large upfront costs required to develop all-new platforms and powertrains. Subaru is one such company, as it seeks to strengthen ties with Toyota—which holds a 20 percent stake in Subaru—and has outlined plans for three new electric SUVs over the next few years. The plans were divulged during a recent earnings call, as… Read More →

Posted Sunday, April 28, 2024 at 9:45pm

Only One Small SUV Earned A Good Rating In New Crash Prevention Test

In an updated test that evaluated the performance of the crash avoidance systems of 10 popular, small SUVs, few models excelled. Only the 2023-24 Subaru Forester earned a good rating. The first results of the new vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention testing program, aimed to encourage automakers to improve crash avoidance systems, were announced on Tuesday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a nonprofit financed by the insurance industry. “The vast majority of new vehicles… Read More →

Posted Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10:13pm

2025 Will Be the Final Year for the Long-Running Subaru Legacy Sedan

2025 Will Be the Final Year for the Long-Running Subaru Legacy Sedan

Get ready to bid farewell to yet another sedan. Subaru announced today that the Legacy mid-size sedan will be discontinued following the 2025 model year. The current generation, the Legacy’s seventh, arrived for 2020 and was given a refresh for the 2023 model year with sharper front end styling. While sales were up by 13 percent year over year in 2023 to 25,510 units, they were down by 13 percent through March of this year and are… Read More →

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 10:00pm

Subaru’s new performance arm boss eyes a return to world rally – report

The new head of Subaru’s performance division is planning a return to the World Rally Championship – if he can get the company’s board of directors over the line. In an interview with Subaru Motorsport Magazine, the new president of Subaru Tecnica International (STI), Hiromi Tamou said he wanted to contribute to improving the Subaru brand through rallying. “It is a great possibility,” Mr Tamou said in a translated interview when asked about a possible return of Subaru to the World… Read More →

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 9:56pm

The beginner’s guide to Subaru

What’s Subaru and when did it start making cars? Subaru began back in 1918 as the Nakajimi Aircraft Company, founded by engineer Chikuhei Nakajima. It was Japan’s first aircraft manufacturer, but forced to close in 1945 after defeat in World War Two as the Allies banned aircraft production in the country. Broken up, five of the companies came together in 1953 as Fuji Heavy Industries. Fuji used to make buses, train carriages, bin lorries, wind… Read More →

Posted Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 9:17pm

2024 NY Auto Show: 2025 Subaru Forester

The CR Recommended Forester is one of Subaru’s top-selling models, so it’s not surprising that the automaker has made sure the revamped 2025 model builds on the strengths that have made it so popular. Read More →

Posted Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 10:25pm

Subaru Rally Racer Brandon Semenuk’s Extreme Mountain Biking Gives Him An Edge

Subaru Rally Racer Brandon Semenuk’s Extreme Mountain Biking Gives Him An Edge

For modern race car drivers, being in top physical condition is part of a winning strategy. Long gone are days of debauchery between the race weekends; today’s top drivers are some of the most well-conditioned athletes in the world, even though their “sport” includes sitting in a seat and turning a steering wheel while tickling gas, brake and clutch pedals. Not exactly a decathlon, but as with most things in life, being in good physical… Read More →