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Posted Monday, May 3, 2021 at 10:23pm

Subaru Of America, Inc. Reports Best-Ever April Sales

Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 61,389 vehicle sales for April 2021, the company’s best-ever April sales and a 100.5 percent increase compared to April 2020 when the coronavirus pandemic impacted the global economy at large. The automaker also reported year-to-date sales of 221,815, a 37.6 percent gain compared with the same period in 2020. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 10:15pm

2021 Subaru Forester: Lowest Cost to Own Among Compact SUVs

Another year, another win for the Subaru Forester for the lowest ownership costs over five years. You might think at this point it would be easy for Subaru’s 5-passenger compact SUV to rest on its laurels. But the Forester didn’t get to where it’s at by sitting idly. You can bet it isn’t about to start now. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 10:14pm

BLOCK’S SUBARU RETURN: A SUCCESS OR FAILURE?

Now that the hype has settled and the result is in the bag, how do we assess Ken Block’s first outing in a Subaru for 12 years? To say Block’s pace on the DirtFish Olympus Rally, round three of the 2021 American Rally Association presented by DirtFish National season, was disappointing would be a disservice. But to say it was impressive would also be a touch hyperbolic. There are reasons for it though. Read More →

Posted Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 10:36pm

Baja Blast: History of the Subaru Baja, the Outback of Car-Trucks

Subaru is not a player in the midsize, full-size, or heavy-duty pickup truck segments. It doesn’t currently offer anything with a bed—today. It wasn’t always that way, though. Once upon a time, there was the Subaru Brat. It was a funky Subaru Leone-based truck that Subaru ultimately pulled the plug on in 1987. Fast forward a couple of years, and Subaru brought the spirit of the Brat back in the form of the Baja compact… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 10:06pm

The History-and future-of hitting the road

Scott writes: Do you ever think about roads? Most of us climb into our cars every day and drive without really thinking about it. We go from point A to point B and really don’t consider what’s underneath us unless we hit a pothole or it’s snowing, or the surface underneath us for whatever reason is just nasty. I ran across this article today while reading and found it to be extremely interesting. It covers… Read More →

Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 9:01pm

Japan’s Subaru to suspend production in Indiana on chip shortage

Japanese automaker Subaru Corp (7270.T) said on Tuesday that it was suspending production at its plant in Indiana through the end of April due to a global shortage of semiconductors. Automakers from Ford Motor (F.N) to Nissan Motor (7201.T) have cut production due to the shortage of chips, used extensively in new cars for automatic windows, parking assistance and entertainment systems. Read More →

Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 9:00pm

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness Gets Price That Isn’t Out There

The 2022 Subaru Outback Wildnerness promises to go where only the courageous dare to explore. Aimed at outdoor enthusiasts wanting more out of their wagon, the Outback Wilderness, a trim above Onyx XT, and positioned just below the Limited XT and Touring XT, is set to arrive this spring. It is the most rugged and capable Outback to date. Read More →

Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 8:58pm

Toyota Electric SUV Shows Its Face Ahead Of April 19 Debut

Subaru is involved in the EV’s development. Toyota and Subaru originally announced plans to collaborate on a dedicated platform for electric vehicles back in June 2019. The first fruit of their labor is a week away from being officially unveiled as the Auto Shanghai show in China will see the world premiere of a fully electric SUV. We’re going to discover Toyota’s version first, with a Subaru equivalent reportedly called “Evoltis” likely not far behind. Read More →