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Subaru Announces Motion-V Plan, Promises Three New Models
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»

2012 Subaru Impreza
Subaru's Facebook Fans Choose Make-A-Wish Foundation

Each year Subaru runs its "Share The Love" sales promotion, where it donates $250 to a charity for each car it sells in a specified period of time. This year, Subaru wanted to let its Facebook fans help decide on one of the charities that will receive a donation. After three weeks, Subaru's fans...Read More»

2011 Subaru Legacy
2011 Subaru Legacy, Outback: Recall Alert

In its second recall this week on Legacy and Outback, Subaru is now recalling certain 2011 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles over concerns about a moonroof flaw. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 69,590...Read More»

2011 Subaru Outback
2011 Subaru Legacy, Outback Models Recalled For Sunroof Flaw

Subaru is recalling 69,590 model year 2011 Outback and Legacy models built between August 3, 2010 and July 1, 2011. On certain models, an insufficient amount of adhesive was used to attach the moonroof glass to the retainer assembly. As a result, the moonroof glass can loosen and potentially detach...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Aces Brand Loyalty Study; Toyota, Ford Make The Top 100

The good news -- for Hyundai fans, at least -- is that the Korean automaker has driven to the top ten of Brand Keys' Customer Loyalty Leaders Index for a second year in a row. The bad news is that of the hundreds of brands that Brand Keys studied, no other car company broke the top 50, and just...Read More»

2003 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester, Subaru Impreza, Saab 9-2X: Recall Alert

Subaru is conducting a major recall of nearly 300,000 vehicles originally sold or currently registered in Northeast or Midwestern states to replace potentially rusty brackets on the underside of the vehicles. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the...Read More»

2010 Subaru Legacy
2010-2011 Subaru Legacy, Outback: Recall Alert

Subaru is recalling certain 2010-2011 Legacy and Outback models over concerns of overheating in the windshield wiper motor assembly bottom cover. A notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) lists the number of potential affected units at 195,000. Affected vehicles were...Read More»

2011 Subaru Outback
Subaru Recalls Outback, Legacy, Forester and Impreza Models

Subaru has announced two major recalls, affecting 195,080 model year 2010 and 2011 Subaru Legacy and Outback models and 295,123 Subaru Forester, Impreza and Saab 9-2X models built between 2002 and 2008. The recall for the 2010-2011 Subaru Legacy and Outback models relates to an overheating...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza Pricing A Nice Surprise: Same As Last Year

With an all-new design, new engine and transmission, it would be fair to expect that the 2012 Subaru Impreza compact would sport a price increase. So it’s a pleasant surprise that the automaker has kept the pricing the same as last year. First, the goodies: The 2012 Impreza features a total...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
Subaru Holds The Line On Pricing For 2012 Impreza Compacts

With gas prices soaring then falling back, and the stock market plummeting and then trying to recover, it's nice to have some financial stability in the news. Subaru has calmly chosen to keep the price of its new 2012 Impreza compact line the same as last year's models. That's despite a complete...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza Delayed Due to Earthquake

According to Subaru’s new top executive in the U.S., Takeshi Tachimori, the March earthquake in Japan has delayed the launch of the redesigned 2012 Impreza compact until November. It was originally scheduled to go on sale in September. In addition, production was also slowed across the rest...Read More»

2011 Subaru Forester
Subaru’s Advice on Loading Your Car for Summer Road Trips

If the call of the open road is becoming a siren song in your brain, heading out on a summer road trip should get you to thinking: What’s the best way to load the vehicle? In case it doesn’t, however, Subaru has a few tips that might come in handy. While Subaru published the information...Read More»

Stop Subaru in Saudi Facebook Ad
Saudi Women Drivers Create Stop-Subaru Facebook Ad

A week ago, a group called Saudi Women for Driving asked Subaru to stop selling cars in Saudi Arabia until women are allowed to drive. Today the group launched a Facebook ad campaign to put pressure on Subaru. Three weeks ago, women drove in circles around the Saudi embassy in Washington, D.C., to...Read More»

2011 Subaru Forester
Supporters Of Saudi Women Drivers Ask Subaru To Leave Kingdom

Imagine you're a small company that makes quirky but highly functional cars, beloved by niche buyers and increasingly successful in the broader market. Twenty years ago, you'd have been Saab. These days, you're Subaru. Now imagine that your strong progressive image--and more than a decade of...Read More»

Team JapSpeed IJZ Subaru Impreza
JapSpeed IJZ Subaru Impreza Stolen, Recovered Via Facebook and Twitter

We've heard stories about stolen cars being recovered with the help of social media. We've even seen the police trying to use social media to recover stolen vehicles. Now comes the story of a unique car being stolen from a display stand at an auto show. This past Sunday Team JapSpeed's IJZ Subaru...Read More»

2011 Subaru Legacy
Subaru Legacy Is All About the Details, And Love: Video

My barber, a genuine Italian gentleman, who also speaks English, French, Arabic, and Yiddish with a lovely Italian accent, and who deeply cherishes almost all things Italian, drives a Subaru Legacy. This is a man who cares about every hair on my head and makes sure with exacting scissors and deftly...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
Subaru: Swimming With the Fish?

Upon waking from a deep sleep, my instinctive reaction was to ignore my children that federal law and society legally require me to love and provide for, and grab the remote control and channel surf. It was Saturday after all. And what do I get? Fishing shows galore. On two sports channels, fishing...Read More»

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