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 Subaru Recalls More Than 600,000 Vehicles For Lighting Defect
Subaru Recalls More Than 600,000 Vehicles For Lighting Defect

Subaru is recalling more than 600,000 cars--including some Legacy, Outback, Tribeca, and Forester models--for a defect in door lights that may short circuit and lead to a fire. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Coupe
Chrysler, Honda, Subaru Among IIHS's 13 Safest Cars Of 2013

Back in December, we told you about the winners (Honda) and losers (Toyota) in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's tougher frontal-crash tests. We also told you about the new IIHS designation, "Top Safety Pick+", which recognizes vehicles that perform especially well in crash tests. Now...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester  -  2012 Los Angeles Auto Show
2014 Subaru Forester Video Preview

Subaru pulled the wraps off the new 2014 Forester at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show with an upgraded interior, better packaging, and more fuel-efficient powertrains. But will a more mainstream approach win over current Subaru fans? We think the new Forester will appeal to both current and new...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester  -  2012 Los Angeles Auto Show
2014 Subaru Forester Live Photos: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

Subaru is broadening the appeal of its rugged Forester compact crossover for 2014—by adding more ground clearance, an X Mode off-road setting, more comfortable seating and interior materials, and upscale options such as a power liftgate, Harmon Kardon premium audio, and adaptive cruise...Read More»

Subaru's 5th annual Share the Love sales event
Subaru Aims To Raise $5 Million For 5 Fantastic Charities

Subaru's "Share the Love" sales event has become a holiday tradition. This year, the automaker hopes to raise $5 million through the promotion -- $5 million that will be given to five outstanding charities. The way it works is simple: for every new Subaru sold or leased between now and January 2...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester Preview Drive  -  pre-production mule, Japan Proving Grounds
2014 Subaru Forester: Preview Drive

The Subaru Forester, at last, fits into the mainstream. And before you pass judgment, we think that’s a good thing. The Forester has a well-established reputation for being a good all-weather vehicle that’s rugged, responsive, and surprisingly versatile—albeit a little quirky and...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester
2014 Subaru Forester: First Look

Ahead of an official North American debut of the 2014 Subaru Forester at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Subaru has released first photos of its completely redesigned compact crossover—and based on this first glimpse, it looks more attractive Included with these photos is an outline of what will...Read More»

2013 Subaru Outback
2013 Subaru Outback Video Road Test

Earlier this year, Subaru said its 2013 Outback would be getting some upgrades--a tweak here, a tuck there, a new engine and some dandy new safety features. You'd have thought someone was spreading rumors that the official transportation of drum circles and Lilith Fairs everywhere was turning into...Read More»

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek  -  First Drive, Oahu, July 2012
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek: First Drive

It didn’t take us a journey halfway across the Pacific Ocean to understand that Subaru—and the new 2013 XV Crosstrek, or just ‘Crosstrek,’ as Subaru of America would rather call it (the XV already stands for ‘crossover vehicle’)—is for active, outdoorsy...Read More»

2013 Subaru Outback, photo by Thomas Bey
Subaru EyeSight: 2013 Outback Outshines In Outer Banks

Having 20/13 eyesight is beyond the sharpness most of us can claim. EyeSight driver assist in 2013 Subaru Outback and Legacy models is easier attained. It’s available in an option package in 2.5i Limited and 3.6R Limited trim now, with planned integration into other models down the road...Read More»

Subaru's 'Guide to Everything' on Facebook
Subaru Needs Your Help Building 'The Guide To Everything'

Subaru prides itself on being a brand for adventurous types -- a reputation that's reflected in the company's lineup of sporty, AWD vehicles. Now, Subaru is asking those thrill-seekers -- whether they're Subaru owners, fans, or interested bystanders -- to help create a handbook for those who take...Read More»

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Preview

In one light, the new 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek is little more than a lightly tweaked Impreza compact hatchback. But looked at another way, the new XV Crosstrek is the feisty little Japanese carmaker doing what it does best: taking advantage of its all-wheel drive and U.S. drivers' desire for...Read More»

2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid
Porsche Hybrids, Toyota Supra Successor, Scion iQ and Playstation: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Jay Leno showed off a special Plymouth Duster and shoppers are interested in manual transmissions again. We spied the next-generation Audi RS6 Avant and a new SAE fast-charging standard is going to be announced. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2013 Subaru BRZ
2013 Subaru BRZ, Friday The 13th, Chevrolet Avalanche Killed: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, you can build your own 2013 Subaru BRZ online and Cadillac is looking at building cars in China. Michael Schumacher talks about the steering wheel, and we compared the 2012 Subaru Outback against the 2012 Toyota Venza. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2013 Subaru Outback
2013 Subaru Outback: Walkaround Video

Subaru had a trio of new models on display at the recent 2012 New York Auto Show including the all-new Outback Sport as well as facelifted versions of the Legacy and Outback. Today we’re looking at the Outback, which for the 2013 model year has been given refreshed styling, a more...Read More»

The 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek: Walkaround Video

One of the most exciting compacts unveiled at the recent 2012 New York Auto Show was the all-new 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek. The vehicle is essentially the replacement for the Subaru Outback Sport and once again is based on the Impreza platform, albeit the latest 2012 model. It blends versatility...Read More»

2013 Subaru Legacy
2013 Subaru Legacy: Walkaround Video

Subaru used this month’s 2012 New York Auto Show to introduce its revamped Legacy sedan, which has been spruced up for the 2013 model year with some minor visual changes and a new and improved boxer four-cylinder engine in the base 2.5i model. The visual changes are barely worth a mention and...Read More»

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek, New York Auto Show, April 2012
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

The Subaru XV Crosstrek made its original debut at last year’s Frankfurt Auto Show. Now it’s landed on these shores, with an official introduction at this week’s New York Auto Show. Built on the Impreza platform, the XV Crosstrek promises to combine go-(almost)-anywhere utility...Read More»

2013 Subaru BRZ
Toyota, Honda & Others Boost Output To Meet Cash-For-Clunkers Demand

Many eager auto shoppers in Japan have been stymied by inventory shortages, but according to the Wall Street Journal, the wait for new wheels may be coming to an end. The Journal reports that most Japanese companies are ramping up output, with significantly more cars rolling off the lines over the...Read More»

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