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

2012 Subaru Impreza
Subaru Introduces The World's Worst Weatherman

Subaru has just announced a new marketing campaign highlighting the fact that with a Subaru the weather doesn't matter. The humorous video spots make use of the world's worst weatherman. The new marketing campaign is being launched across multiple social media networks including both Facebook and...Read More»

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2012 Subaru Impreza Preview

Subaru's made major inroads into new garages with vehicles like the latest Legacy, but can the new Impreza duplicate the same feat--even if it's up against the new 2012 Ford Focus and the 2011 Hyundai Elantra? Subaru thinks so, and it thinks its new four-door sedan and five-door hatchback will do...Read More»

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The British International (Birmingham) Motor Show (2000)

I queued for an eternity to steal a brief moment in the driver's seat of an R34 Skyline, staring pensively at its metallic blue paint and wondering when I would ever have enough spare change to own one. I'd gone with a good friend and colleague, driving up from High Wycombe, the English commuter...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza: First Look

Here's the first photo of the 2012 Subaru Impreza, just released in advance of the 2011 New York Auto Show. The new Impreza has been shown in concept form at the Detroit and Los Angeles auto shows, and it's evident from the new photo that the crisp, emphatic grille and deep dams on the concept car...Read More»

1999 Subaru Impreza Outback
1999 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport Overview

Where to start with the 1999 Subaru Outback Sport? Well, it is my first car, and I paid $3,700 with about 128,000 miles on it. I've always been a Subaru fan so I had to get one. When I first test drove it, I was amazed by the quickness and the get-up-and-go from the little 2.2-liter flat-four...Read More»

2011 Subaru Outback 4-door Wagon H4 Auto 2.5i Limited Angular Front Exterior View
Luxury Station Wagons: A Dying Breed?

Once SUVs and minivans took precedence in the driveways of families and soccer Moms in the late 1990s, the wagon market shrunk very quickly. However, there are still a few good choices that exist for people who don't want the low gas mileage and high-up feeling that SUVs provide. Subaru Outback The...Read More»

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