Associates at Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. cheered this afternoon when the 2 millionth Subaru built at the Lafayette plant rolled off the assembly line.
Sitting in a staging area alongside Job 1 - a 1990 Legacy built on Sept. 11, 1989 - the ruby red Outback was doused with sparkling mineral water by SIA officials.
"Over the course of these past 22 years, a total of nearly 3,430,000 vehicles were assembled at SIA, including 2 million Subarus," said Motokiyo Nomura, SIA's president and chief executive officer.
In the past associates have built the…
The Subaru R4 actually competed for the first time in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, in the Azores, two weeks ago. This weekend, the new Japanese car will be looking to challenge the S2000 runners in Finland.
The car is prepared and run by TMR - Tommi Mäkinen Racing: "We received the parts quite late and we only managed to finish the car last week," says Mikko, the engineer of the team which was founded in 2004 by the four-time world champion Tommi Mäkinen. "P-G had two days of testing at the start of the week and everything went very…
Kenyan cycling team Safari Simbas successfully defended their title; winning the sixth edition of the Subaru Kalahari Challenge yesterday.
The Kenyans were firm favourites to win the race following their dominance last year when they cruised to victory marking their maiden appearance in Botswana's premiere cycling event.
They emerged the overall winners despite…
The Subaru Impreza and the Subaru Impreza WRX are set to split into two separate models.
The WRX has been designed as a high-speed model of the Subaru Impreza since 1992 but its new model is set to boast a completely unique design.
The split has stirred up a bit of interest in the motoring world, with many car buyers keen to hear of developments anticipated for the long-running model.
The standard Impreza, due for release next year, will reportedly now be marketed as Subaru's fuel-efficient model with a reduced level of 'over-engineering…