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Posted Friday, March 20, 2020 at 10:46pm

Just a video of dogs driving Subarus

Apparently, seven out of 10 Subaru owners have dogs. Since the brand has been catering ads to the many such demographic niches that tend to find it appealing since the 1990s, it’s no surprise that dogs have been featured prominently for the last decade. Read More →

Posted Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 10:52pm

Coronavirus: Lafayette Subaru plant shutdown looms as market demand drops amid pandemic

A day after Subaru of Indiana Inc. had to stop production temporarily halted production because an employee had contact with someone with coronavirus, the Lafayette auto plant – and Tippecanoe County’s largest private employer – will stop production for a week, starting March 23, the company announced Thursday. The plant’s lines, making a series of Subaru models, will be closed March 23-29. “To further ensure the health and safety of associates and to adjust volume… Read More →

Posted Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 10:46pm

2020 Ford Ecosport vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek: Compare Crossovers

Little crossovers are a big deal. The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek and 2020 Ford Ecosport are two of the most popular for first-time buyers, empty-nesters, and city dwellers. Their smaller engines go longer on a tank of fuel, too. But only one goes longer on our TCC Rating scale. The Crosstrek earns a 5.8 TCC Rating compared to the Ecosport’s 3.7 TCC Rating. Subaru wins in a relative landslide here; Ford’s only appeal is its low… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 10:49pm

Testing the 2020 Subaru Lineup in Canadian Winter

Canadians love to boast about our ability to survive painful winters, and having the right car to do so can make the difference between heading into spring with a smile or a hefty repair bill. It was the perfect opportunity to find out if Subarus are made for Canadians in mind. Read More →

Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 10:48pm

Iconic Subaru WRX driven by Possum Bourne and Colin McRae to fetch a fortune

Those in the market for a million-dollar Subaru from the 90s will most likely be looking at the elusive 22B models which have gained value from their rarity, but this WRX tells a completely different story. This WRX was once piloted by the two of the best drivers to ever race in the World Rally Championship, but as you will know, both Possum Bourne and Colin McRae have since passed away. Read More →

Posted Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10:43pm

2020 Subaru Outback: Not Cool, but Very Useful

Is the 2020 Subaru Outback cool? Not really. Is it fast? No. But is it good looking? Nah, it’s actually sort of nerdy looking. Would I buy one? Yes, because of what it can do. And the public feels that way, too. It was the best-selling midsize crossover in 2016 and 2017, and 2018 and 2019. Whatever the formula is, it’s a winner. And for 2020, it’s new, again. Read More →

Posted Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 10:35pm

Subaru to Create 350 Jobs in $158 Million Indiana Expansion

Japanese automaker Subaru expects to add up to 350 jobs at its Indiana factory under a $158 million plan to diversity operations at its lone U.S. assembly facility. State and company officials recently announced that the project would construct a new service parts facility and add a transmission assembly shop at Subaru’s 33-year-old facility in Lafayette, about 50 miles northwest of Indianapolis. The project would be the latest in a series of investments at the… Read More →

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 10:15pm

2019 Subaru Share the Love® Event Reaches $30.4 Million in Charitable Donations

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced its donation of more than $24 million to national and local charities resulting from the 2019 Subaru Share the Love® Event. When combined with participating Subaru retailer donations, the total climbed to $30.4 million in 2019. Over twelve years, the total donated throughout the life of the campaign is more than $175 million. Starting in 2008, the Subaru Share the Love Event is held from mid-November to the end… Read More →

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 10:14pm

Travis Pastrana Returns To Subaru For 2020 Rally Season; Joined By Teammate Brandon Semenuk

Subaru Motorsports USA today announced a revamped driver lineup for the 2020 American Rally Association (ARA) season, highlighted by the full-time return of American rally icon and action sports star Travis Pastrana. A five-time national rally champion with Subaru and one of the world’s best-known action sports athletes, Pastrana will look to capture his sixth U.S. title in his first full season since 2017. He will be joined by Canadian rally driver and freeride mountain… Read More →

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 10:13pm

Brandon Semenuk Signs With Subaru Motorsports USA To Race Rally Cars Alongside Travis Pastrana

Brandon Semenuk has today announced he has signed with Subaru Motorsports USA to form half of their rally team alongside action sports legend Travis Pastrana. This is far from Semenuk’s first introduction to rally car racing. Competing first in a production WRX and then in a Subaru Canada-supported Crosstrek rally car, Semenuk has racked up five overall Canadian Rally Championship event wins and a pair of North American Rally Cup titles in the last three… Read More →