DETROIT — Subaru's ability to produce crossover vehicles that incorporate sport/utility vehicle (SUV) characteristics, such as all-wheel drive and large greenhouse areas on passenger-car platforms, may be one of the qualities that attracted GM to Subaru, says George Muller, president and chief operating officer of Subaru of America. GM in December 1999 purchased a 20% equity stake in Subaru's Japanese parent company, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. GM says it will gain plenty through its ...

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