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ANALYSIS - HR3 Subaru Impreza

4 September 2019

A Golf-sized hatchback with a standard CVT, 1.6-litre horizontally opposed petrol engine and four-wheel drive: it could only be an Impreza. The latest generation HR3 series model is an excellent car but with prices starting at more than GBP24,000, it's understandable why this Subaru is a rare vehicle in Britain.


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.

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.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Subaru marks ten million vehicle sales in the US

19 September 2019

Subaru of America announced the sale of its 10-millionth vehicle in the US. The new owner took delivery of a 2019 Subaru Impreza at the oldest Subaru retail facility in the country. A surprise celebration followed with the retailer’s owner and staff and...


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 9.3% in August 2019

6 September 2019

Subaru of America reported 70,039 vehicle sales for August 2019, a 9.3% increase compared with August 2018. August 2019 marked the best-ever sales month in the history of the company, topping the current record set in December 2018 (64,541 vehicle). Year to...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Corporation announces senior management changes

12 August 2019

Subaru Corporation announces the following management changes which took effect on 7 August 2019 and 8 August 2019. Change to areas of responsibility of executive officer (effective 8 August 2019) Tetsuo Fujinuki - vice president New position:...


Subaru Canada sales up 2.3% in July

6 August 2019

Subaru Canada (SCI) continues to show resiliency in the face of headwinds across the Canadian auto sector, posting its best-ever July sales last month


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 7.9% in July 2019

5 August 2019

Subaru of America reported 64,106 vehicle sales for July 2019, a 7.9% increase compared with July 2018. July also marked the second-best sales month in the history of the company behind the current record set in December 2018 (64,541 vehicles). Year to date,...


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sells two million Forester SUVs in the US

1 August 2019

Subaru of America announced the two-millionth sale of its iconic Forester SUV in the US The company’s consistent annual sales growth helped Forester achieve the milestone in under a third of the time that it took to reach the one-millionth sale set in...


just-auto Plus only Subaru US begins production of 2020 Legacy and Outback at SIA plant

31 July 2019

Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) began official production of the all-new, 2020 Legacy sedan and the all-new 2020 Outback SUV. Each model was driven off the assembly line during a ceremony for employees. “We’ve been preparing for this day for...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Japan sales down 2.4% in June 2019

31 July 2019

Subaru Corporation announces production, Japan sales and export results for June 2019 June 2019 Domestic production : June 2019 - 55,616 units; change - +3.4%; Trends - 2nd consecutive month of increase Overseas production : June 2019 - 26,492...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

19 July 2019

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, a small car, earns a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Subaru now has nine models, the most of any brand, that earn a 2019 Top Safety Pick+ award. The Crosstrek Hybrid, a plug-in hybrid...


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 2.8% in June 2019

4 July 2019

Subaru of America reported 61,511 vehicle sales for June 2019, a 2.8% increase compared with June 2018, and the best June sales in the history of the company. Subaru also sold a record 339,525 vehicles in the first half of 2019, up 5.2% compared with the same...


Monet forms partnerships with Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda

1 July 2019

Monet Technologies has announced that it concluded capital and business partnership agreements with Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda respectively. Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda each plan to invest in Monet by August 2019 and acquire approximately 2% of its shares.


Toyota and Subaru to jointly develop EVs and electric SUVs

6 June 2019

Toyota and Subaru are again to develop a vehicle jointly but this time it's a battery electric SUV and not a niche sportscar.


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 6.4% in May 2019

5 June 2019

Subaru of America reported 63,972 vehicle sales for May 2019, a 6.4% increase compared with May 2018, and the best May sales in the history of the company. The automaker also reported year-to-date sales of 278,014, a 5.7% gain compared with the same period in...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Canada sales up 6.6% in May 2019

5 June 2019

Subaru sales kicked into high gear in May, with the brand setting an all-time monthly sales record with 5,875 units sold. The sales total, a 6.6% increase compared to the same month last year, represents the best month ever for Subaru Canada (SCI) as the...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Japan sales up 10.5% in April 2019

31 May 2019

Subaru Corporation announces production, Japan sales and export results for April 2019 Domestic production : April 2019 - 54,260 units; change - (-)5.4%;9th consecutive month of y/y decrease ; YTD 2019 - 180,203 units; change - (-)20.4% Overseas...


just-auto Plus only JNCAP scores new Subaru Forester five stars rating

31 May 2019

Subaru Corporation announced that the all-new Forester (Japanese market specification) won the Grand Prix Award for earning the highest score in the Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) collision safety performance assessment conducted by the Ministry of...


just-auto Plus only JNCAP scores new Subaru XV and Impreza models

31 May 2019

Subaru Corporation announced that the Subaru XV and Impreza models (Japanese market specifications) received the top rating of Advanced Safety Vehicle Triple Plus (ASV +++) in the 2018-2019 Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) preventive safety performance...


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 7.7% in April 2019

9 May 2019

Subaru of America reported 57,288 vehicle sales for April 2019, a 7.7% increase compared with April 2018, and the best April in the history of the company. The automaker also reported year-to-date sales of 214,042 units, a 5.5% gain compared with the same...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Canada sales dip 8.6% in April 2019

9 May 2019

Subaru Canada (SCI) started the second quarter of 2019 strongly, eclipsing the 5,000-unit sales mark for the first time this year. The monthly sales tally stood at a healthy 5,220 units in April, an 8.6% decrease compared to the same month last year when...


Subaru builds #4m in the US

26 April 2019

Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) has produced its four millionth Subaru branded vehicle - the plant has previously also assembled the Camry under contract to Toyota.


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 news

just-auto Plus only Subaru marks ten million vehicle sales in the US

19 September 2019

Subaru of America announced the sale of its 10-millionth vehicle in the US. The new owner took de...


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 9.3% in August 2019

6 September 2019

Subaru of America reported 70,039 vehicle sales for August 2019, a 9.3% increase compared with Au...


ANALYSIS - HR3 Subaru Impreza

4 September 2019

A Golf-sized hatchback with a standard CVT, 1.6-litre horizontally opposed petrol engine and four...


just-auto Plus only Subaru Corporation announces senior management changes

12 August 2019

Subaru Corporation announces the following management changes which took effect on 7 August 2019...


Subaru Canada sales up 2.3% in July

6 August 2019

Subaru Canada (SCI) continues to show resiliency in the face of headwinds across the Canadian aut...


just-auto Plus only Subaru of America sales up 7.9% in July 2019

5 August 2019

Subaru of America reported 64,106 vehicle sales for July 2019, a 7.9% increase compared with July...



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