SAVANNAH, Georgia, U.S.A. — “We have a big concern about all the new crossover vehicle entries, of course,” says T.K. Saito, chairman of Subaru of America Inc., “but we don't feel threatened.” In fact, Saito predicts that SOA will enjoy about 10% annual growth next year. He says annual growth between 2002 and 2005 will range between 7%-8% annually, when the company will reach a volume of 240,000 units. The Subaru chief says that he expects the crossover segment to grow rapidly in this ...

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