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2019 New York auto show - list of world premieres

18 April 2019

The media preview of the 2019 New York International Auto Show took place on 17 April: just-auto lists all the world debuts below.


Subaru Forester and its e-Boxer hybrid future

11 March 2019

Rarely do I try any vehicle for the first time right at the end of its life cycle. In the case of the Subaru Forester that is exactly what has just happened. It was a handy way of discovering why well in excess of a million have been bought during the last six years.


2019 Geneva motor show world debuts list

6 March 2019

Concepts, prototypes and production models which were world premieres at the 2019 Geneva motor show are discussed below.


2019 Chicago auto show - the world debuts

8 February 2019

At this year's Chicago auto show, there were world premieres from Ford, Nissan, Ram, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. It's worth noting that not one of them was an electric or even electrified vehicle.

Latest interviews


Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud

28 July 2014

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.


Q&A with CAP-XX: Supercapacitors for stop-start applications

3 June 2013

Australia’s CAP-XX Ltd is developing supercapacitors to provide high power support to automotive stop-start systems, protecting and extending the operating life of the car's battery in the process. Supercapacitors are lighter than a battery, can operate at low temperatures and be charged and discharged almost without limit. To find out more, Matthew Beecham talked with CAP-XX’s CEO Anthony Kongats and Pierre Mars, Vice President Applications Engineering & Quality.


INTERVIEW: Agromash Holdings on PSA partnership in Kazakhstan

26 March 2013

PSA Peugeot Citroen recently inked a partnership with Agromash Holding, for the assembly and distribution of the French automaker's passenger cars and LCVs in Kazakhstan. Simon Warburton was in contact with the trailer and agricultural machinery manufacturer based in the huge country on Russia's southern border.


INTERVIEW: TomTom's Jan-Marten de Vries

17 October 2012

TomTom is well known for its navigation systems both for OE and aftermarket applications. What is not so well known is how it is developing its range of products and services to meet the demands of today’s connected car. Vanessa Scholfield, editor QUBE Connected Car service spoke to Jan-Marten de Vries , VP Product Management of Automotive at TomTom to gain an insight into its product development and innovation in relation to car connectivity.

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just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 6% in March 2019

9 April 2019

Subaru of America reported 61,601 vehicle sales for March 2019, a 6% increase compared with March 2018, and the best March in the history of the company. The automaker also reported year-to-date sales of 156,754 units, a 4.7% gain compared with the same period...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Canada sales down 1.0% in March 2019

9 April 2019

Subaru Canada posted an extremely strong March with 4,780 units of sales, just 50 units shy and 1.0% below the 4,830 units sold last March. “Subaru Canada finished 2018 with its seventh consecutive annual sales record and this first quarter is on pace...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Corporation announces global organisational changes

3 April 2019

Subaru Corporation announces the following organisational changes with immediate effect. Overseas Sales and Marketing Division 2 Sales and Marketing Department 1 has been renamed the Pacific, LATAM, CIS, Middle East and Africa Sales Department, and Sales...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Japan sales dips 11.3% in February 2019

29 March 2019

Subaru Corporation announces production, Japan sales and export results for February 2019 Domestic Production: February 2019 - 47,414 units; change -(-)20.7%; 7th consecutive month of y/y decrease; YTD 2019 - 69,367 units; change - (-)33.6% Overseas...


Three more automakers join Japan's D-Call Net

28 March 2019

Three new automakers - Subaru, Nissan, and Mazda - will participate in Japan's D-Call Net system which comprises the non-profit Emergency Medical Network of Helicopter (HEM-Net), auto manufacturers, and service providers.


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores Subaru Forester five star rating

15 March 2019

Australasia’s independent authority on vehicle safety, ANCAP, has announced a 5-star safety rating for the current generation Subaru Forester. The rating for this latest Forester makes it the fourth generation of this model to achieve the maximum...


just-auto Plus only NHTSA and IIHS reports on AEB equipped by automakers

14 March 2019

Ten automakers report equipping more than half of the vehicles they produced between 1 September 2017, and 31 August 2018, with automatic emergency braking (AEB), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for...


just-auto Plus only Subaru premieres Viziv Adrenaline concept at Geneva show

8 March 2019

Subaru Corporation unveiled the Subaru Viziv Adrenaline concept at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show. Subaru in 2014 created its common design philosophy “Dynamic x Solid,” which expressed the brand’s core value “Enjoyment and...


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 3.9% in February 2019

5 March 2019

Subaru of America reported 49,081 vehicle sales for February 2019, a 3.9% increase compared to February 2018, and the best February in the history of the company. The automaker also reported year-to-date sales of 95,153, a 3.9% gain compared to the same period...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Canada sales down 5.7% in February 2019

5 March 2019

Subaru Canada posted its second best February on record as it eclipsed the 3,000-unit mark in the traditionally slow-selling month for the second time. SCI closed the shortest month on the calendar with sales of 3,069 units, down just 5.7% compared to its...


Subaru recalling 2.3m vehicles for brake light switch fix

1 March 2019

Barely had it restored full production in Japan after a power steering parts quality issue, Subaru said it planned to recall around 2.3m vehicles worldwide over a brake light problem.


Subaru output in Japan plunges in January

28 February 2019

Subaru announced its domestic production in January fell sharply after it was forced to temporarily shut down its operations due to a defective part, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Subaru Japan sales plunges 39.4% in January 2019

28 February 2019

Subaru Corporation announces production, Japan sales and export results for January 2019 (Flash Report) January 2019 Domestic production: January 2019 - 21,953 units; change - (-)50.9%; YoY - 6th consecutive month of y/y decrease Overseas...


Woes hit Subaru nine-month results

7 February 2019

Subaru sales and profits fell in the first nine months of fiscal 2019 and the automaker has revised its forecasts after being hit with recalls related to quality inspections for the Japanese market and a recent production stoppage due to faulty power steering parts.


just-auto Plus only Subaru US sales up 3.9 % in January 2019

5 February 2019

Subaru of America reported 46,072 vehicle sales for January 2019, a 3.9% increase compared to January 2018, and the best January in the history of the company. These results continue the automaker’s sales momentum from 2018 where Subaru achieved ten...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Canada sales down 2.4% in January 2019

5 February 2019

The newly redesigned 2019 Forester led the way for Subaru Canada (SCI) to start the year, with the brand’s quintessential sport utility posting its best January sales ever. Behind that record-setting January for Forester, which saw its sales increase...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Japan sales down 16% in 2018

31 January 2019

Subaru Corporation announces production, Japan sales and export results for December 2018 and CY2018. December 2018 Domestic Production: December 2018 - 51,759 units; change - (-)15.9%; - Fifth consecutive month of y/y decrease Overseas Production:...


Subaru restarts Japanese production

28 January 2019

Subaru Corporation said it had restarted production at its Gunma manufacturing plant in Japan that had been suspended since the evening of 16 January, 2019.


Subaru admits not paying US$7.1m in overtime over two years

28 January 2019

Subaru Corporation admitted it did not pay overtime to more than 3,400 employees over a period of two years between 2015 and 2017, according to local reports in Japan.


Subaru shoots for 700,000 US sales in 2019

16 January 2019

Not content with having overtaken Hyundai and Genesis in 2018, Subaru of America has a new goal: selling 700,000 vehicles this year.


just-auto Plus only Subaru invests in three mobility start-ups

15 January 2019

Subaru Corporation has completed investments in a total of three start-up companies through its Subaru-SBI Innovation Fund by the end of 2018. As declared in its mid-term management vision called “STEP,” Subaru aims to become a trusted brand...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Japan sales dip 0.1% in November 2018

27 December 2018

Subaru Corporation announced production, Japan sales and export results for November 2018 Domestic production: November 2018 - 56,124 units; YoY change - (-)6.8%; YoY trends - Fourth consecutive month of y/y decrease; YTD 2018 - 608,206 units; change -...


just-auto Plus only Subaru to debut S209 at NAIAS

27 December 2018

Subaru Corporation announced that its motorsport subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International, will showcase the STI “S209” at the 2019 North American International Auto Show It will be unveiled at the press conference scheduled for 0:40 PM EST on...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Canada sales rise 4.8% in November 2018

5 December 2018

Subaru Canada posted another impressive month - this time its best November ever - as the brand moves closer to its seventh straight annual sales record. Sales for the month finished at 4,955 units, a 4.8% increase compared to the same month last year,...


Subaru details its first PHEV ahead of Los Angeles show debut

20 November 2018

Subaru of America has launched its first plug-in hybrid vehicle, the 2019 Crosstrek which it said offers "real all wheel drive capability in a hybrid package".


Subaru announces more faulty inspections, driving shares lower

6 November 2018

Subaru Corporation announced on Monday it plans to expand its domestic vehicle recall after more cases of faked final inspections emerged in recent months, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Subaru global sales dips 9.3% in H1 FY2018-2019

6 November 2018

Subaru Corporation announced its consolidated financial results for the first half of fiscal year ending 31 March 2019. Results for April-September 2018: Consolidated Net Sales Consolidated global sales of Subaru vehicles decreased 9.3% to 482,000 units....


Subaru US sells 1m vehicles with EyeSight crash reduction technology

19 October 2018

Subaru of America has now sold over a million vehicles with its award-winning EyeSight driver assist technology.


Toyota and Mercedes top 2018 auto brands rating

4 October 2018

Automotive brands accounted for 16 of Interbrand's most valuable brands list for 2018 though Apple, Google, and Amazon were the top three.


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 3.5% in September 2018

4 October 2018

Subaru of America reported 57,044 vehicle sales for September 2018, a 3.5% increase over September 2017. The company also reported year-to-date sales of 503,418 vehicles, a 5.1% gain over the same period in 2017. September marked the 55th consecutive month...

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2019 New York auto show - list of world premieres

18 April 2019

The media preview of the 2019 New York International Auto Show took place on 17 April: just-auto...


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 6% in March 2019

9 April 2019

Subaru of America reported 61,601 vehicle sales for March 2019, a 6% increase compared with March...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Canada sales down 1.0% in March 2019

9 April 2019

Subaru Canada posted an extremely strong March with 4,780 units of sales, just 50 units shy and 1...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Corporation announces global organisational changes

3 April 2019

Subaru Corporation announces the following organisational changes with immediate effect. Overs...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Japan sales dips 11.3% in February 2019

29 March 2019

Subaru Corporation announces production, Japan sales and export results for February 2019 D...


Three more automakers join Japan's D-Call Net

28 March 2019

Three new automakers - Subaru, Nissan, and Mazda - will participate in Japan's D-Call Net sys...



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