A Japanese manufacturer of cars started in 1954 and based in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.
Vehicle names used by Subaru throughout its history include: Ascent, B9 Tribeca, Baja, BRZ, Forester, GL, Justy, Impreza, Legacy, Levorg, Outback, Stella, SVX, Tribeca, Viziv, WRX, XV, and XV CrossTrek.
Garavel Subaru (Norwalk, Connecticut)
Premier Subaru (Branford, Connecticut)
Silver City Subaru (Raynham, Massachusetts)
Suburban Subaru (Hartford, Connecticut)
Tom Wood Subaru (Carmel, Indiana)
The following section is an excerpt from Wikipedia's Subaru page on 28 November 2015, text available via the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Subaru (スバル) is the automobile manufacturing division of Japanese transportation conglomerate Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI), the twenty-second biggest automaker by production worldwide in 2012.
Subaru cars are softroaders; they are known for the use of a boxer engine layout in most vehicles above 1500 cc. Most Subaru models have used the Symmetrical All Wheel Drive drive-train layout since 1972. The flat/boxer engine and all-wheel-drive became standard equipment for mid-size and smaller cars in most international markets by 1996, and is now standard in most North American market Subaru vehicles. The lone exception is the BRZ, introduced in 2012, which uses the boxer engine but instead uses a rear-wheel-drive structure. Subaru also offers turbocharged versions of their passenger cars, such as the Impreza WRX and the Legacy 2.5GT. The 2.5XT trims of the Outback and Forester also include a turbocharged engine.
In Western markets, the Subaru brand has traditionally been popular among a dedicated core of buyers. Marketing is targeted towards a specific niche centered around those who desire the company's signature drive-train.
Subaru is the Japanese name for the Pleiades star cluster M45, or "The Seven Sisters" (one of whom tradition says is invisible - hence only six stars in the Subaru logo), which in turn inspires the logo and alludes to the companies that merged to create FHI.
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|19 February 2007||Subaru Vehicles Receive Highest Marks from NHTSA||Anthony Fontanelle|
|3 July 2007||Subaru Celebrates Three Years of Zero Landfill||Anthony Fontanelle|
|13 August 2007||Subaru To Partner With Toyota||Anthony Fontanelle|
|21 August 2007||Subaru World Rally Team Ready For Germany||Anthony Fontanelle|
|22 August 2007||Subaru Rally Team Hurt By Driver Error||Anthony Fontanelle|
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|20 September 2007||Subaru Says Goodbye To Rally Superstar McRae||Anthony Fontanelle|
|24 November 2007||After Rally Ireland, Subaru Prepares For Wales Event||Anthony Fontanelle|
|10 December 2007||Subaru WRC Season's Summary||Anthony Fontanelle|
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|1 July 2008||Subaru stellt Elektroauto-Prototyp auf G8-Gipfel vor ||Wikinews|
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|10 March 2011||Why and How to fit a Race Car Subaru 3 Port Oil Catch Tank - obp Tech Session||Grant Loc|
|29 August 2013||Petition for Exemption From the Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Fuji Heavy Industries U.S.A., Inc.||Federal Register: NHTSA (Christopher J. Bonanti)|
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|23 February 2016||Consumer Reports 2016 Annual brand Report Card Finds Subaru & Mazda Keeping Pace with Luxury Brands||Consumer Reports|
|26 May 2016||Subaru Oil Consumption Class Action Settlement May Leave Certain Drivers Stranded When it Comes to their Lemon Law Rights||Kimmel and Silverman, 800-LEMON-LAW|
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|16 January 1973||NHTSA Recall 73V019000|
1972-1973 Subaru 22, 23, 62, and 63
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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|15 March 2011||United States District Court for the District of Kansas|
National Institute for Strategic Technology Acquisition and Commercialization v. Nissan North America, Inc.; Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.; Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd.; Subaru of America, Inc.; Toyota Motor Corporation; Toyota North America, Inc., Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc., Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.; Honda Motor Co., Ltd.; Honda North America, Inc.; and American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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|3 July 2012||Battery Mounting Structure for Vehicle|
United States Patent US 8,210,301 B2
Takashi Hashimoto and Toshiyuki Yamamoto for Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
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