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2012 Subaru Outback, Legacy Recalled For Airbag Flaw
2012 Subaru Outback, Legacy Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Subaru of America has issued a recall for its Outback and Legacy vehicles from the 2012 model year. At issue is a problem with the airbag system, which could lead to serious injury in the event of an accident. The problem stems from an incorrect mixture of propellant that's used to deploy the...Read More»

2012 Subaru Outback
2012 Subaru Legacy, Outback: Recall Alert

Subaru is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles over concerns about a potential defect in side curtain airbags. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at just 381...Read More»

'Camping' ad from Subaru's 'Dog Tested, Dog Approved' campaign
Subaru’s New Canine Cast Ready For Prime-Time In ‘Dog Tested. Dog Approved’ Campaign

What do you have planned for Super Bowl Sunday? Besides noshing and rooting for your favorite team, that is? While the players take to the field, Subaru owners and their four-legged canines will take to the streets to celebrate the second annual Subaru Game Day Dog Walk. In fact, the Game Day Dog...Read More»

'Camping' ad from Subaru's 'Dog Tested, Dog Approved' campaign
Subaru Says: Skip The Super Bowl & Take Rover For A Romp

This Sunday, millions of folks around the world will huddle around the warm glow of their TVs to watch the biggest game of the year (or at least the commercials). But Subaru is encouraging dog owners to take a break from the Super Bowl shenanigans and walk their pooches to the park. It's all part...Read More»

Matthew Broderick in Honda's Super Bowl ad for the 2012 CR-V
Super Bowl XLVI Play-By-Play: Which Ads Run When (With Video)

If you're a football fan, it's easy to keep track of this Sunday's Super Bowl match-up. After all, at 6:30pm Eastern, you have a pretty good idea which teams you'll be watching, right? But do you know what commercials will run and when they'll appear? We thought not. That's why we've put together a...Read More»

2013 SRT Viper teaser
2012 Subaru Outback, Tesla Model X, 2013 SRT Viper Teased: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, details of the Dodge Dart SRT4 have begun to emerge, while GM is adding EcoLabels to its lineup. We reviewed the 2012 Subaru Outback and the 2012 Chevrolet Volt has qualified for a rebate in California. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe  -  2012 Detroit Auto Show
Survey: Hyundai, Subaru, Lexus Score High With Dealers

Each year, thousands of consumers answer surveys about cars and the people who sell them. Those studies -- like the ones we recently mentioned about brand loyalty and the shopping habits of men and women -- can tell us a lot about buyers, but for an insider's look at the auto industry, you need to...Read More»

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Chrysler, Ford, Toyota Score 100% On LGBT Workplace Equality (Updated)

UPDATED: One of our contacts at GM wrote in with a couple of important clarifications. See the note below. The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, and for ten years, the organization has been ranking companies on their...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
Deliveries Of 2012 Subaru Impreza Slowed By Brake Recall

Thinking of signing on the dotted line for a new Subaru today—or any other new car, for that matter—and planning to drive away in it this weekend? We suggest you make sure that any recalls applying to the car have already been done. If they haven't, you might not be allowed to drive off...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza, Legacy, Outback: Recall Alert

Subaru is recalling certain 2012 model year Impreza sedans and wagons, and Legacy and Outback vehicles over concerns about a possible brake problem. A notice in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 31,959. Documentation from...Read More»

2011 Subaru Outback
Subaru Halts Sales Of 2012 Impreza, Legacy, Outback For Brake Problem

Subaru has issued a notice to dealers asking them to stop selling 2012 models of the popular Impreza, Legacy, and Outback. According to a report in AutoWeek, 130 owners of those vehicles have complained of problems with the brake pedal -- specifically, too much brake pedal travel. During the four...Read More»

2013 Subaru BRZ
2013 Subaru BRZ Live Photos And Video: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

Though many have found the production versions of the Subaru-Toyota joint sports coupe to be somewhat less thrilling than hoped, the 2013 Subaru BRZ is certainly the better of the two, aesthetically speaking. These live images show it carries the staged, studio-shot presence through to reality as...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza four-door sedan, Connecticut, Sept 2011
Best Car To Buy 2012 Nominees: Impreza, Camry, Prius, Beetle, Passat

We're almost there -- these five vehicles represent the final nominees for TheCarConnection's Best Car To Buy 2012 award. Of course it's because they're arranged in alphabetical order. There's no other reason to put the best-selling passenger car in America in the final bracket, alongside one of...Read More»

Subaru's 2011 'Share the Love' event
Subaru Shares The Love With Five Charities Through January 3

'Tis the season for year-end deals, but for folks in search of something different -- and philanthropic -- Subaru is offering shoppers a chance to get a new car and make a gift to charity, all in one fell swoop. The deal is part of Subaru of America's annual "Share the Love" promotion, running now...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza four-door sedan, Connecticut, Sept 2011
2012 Subaru Impreza, Dan Wheldon Dies: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we drive both the 2012 Subaru Impreza and 2012 Mazda3 Skyactiv, as the compact car segment heats up. We mourn the loss of race car driver Dan Wheldon and watch a video detailing the history of the Lexus LFA. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

Tesla Model S Alpha build
Tesla Model S First Ride, 2012 Subaru Impreza First Drive: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Subaru Impreza is still fun to drive, while the 2012 Tesla Model S sedan is very impressive. Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep are recalling some 2012 models and Jeep is working on bringing back the Wagoneer. All this and more in today's car news, right here on TheCarConnection. We review the 2012...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
Subaru Announces Motion-V Plan, Promises Three New Models

Subaru is about to embark on a new strategy dubbed “Motion-V” that will see the automaker’s fuel consumption and emissions cut 30 percent by the middle of the decade. However, cleaner running vehicles is just one pillar of the all-encompassing plan that will also see the launch of...Read More»

Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers
Saudi Women To Vote--In 2015--But Still Can't Drive To Polls

Four years from now, the women of Saudi Arabia will be able to vote, which they have not so far been permitted to do. They remain, however, religiously forbidden from driving cars--the only such law anywhere in the world. That means they will have to rely on male relatives to drive them to the...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-4X
Jennifer Lopez And 2012 Fiat 500c, Saab Cheats Death: Today's Car News

Saab lives another day, and we finally understand the 2012 Fiat 500c commercial starring Jennifer Lopez. The Prius gets refreshed and GM won't tell China its secrets. All this and more in today's car news, right here at TheCarConnection. Confused by the 2012 Fiat 500c commercial starring Jennifer...Read More»

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