Fuji http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53592/more en Subaru’s Lightweight Boxer Punches Above Weight http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/subaru-s-lightweight-boxer-punches-above-weight <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Story Behind 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Subaru’s hardy flat-fours once were criticized as buzzy, unrefined and not very fuel-efficient, but the latest 268-hp 2.0L turbocharged, direct-injected iteration earns high praise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/subaru-s-lightweight-boxer-punches-above-weight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/subaru-s-lightweight-boxer-punches-above-weight#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Subaru Gasoline Turbocharger Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1304071 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Subaru says this DI turbocharged H-4 is unique in the industry.&nbsp;</strong></p> Will CARB’s Eased ZEV Rules Grow Cleaner-Car Demand? http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Regulators are granting Volvo, Mitsubishi, Mazda, JLR and Subaru an added hybrid option and a later compliance date of Jan. 1, 2018, by which time each company will be expected to have an approved pure ZEV or hybrid transitional ZEV on the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Jaguar Land Rover Mazda Mitsubishi Subaru Tesla Volvo Car Electric Vehicles Emissions Engines Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Sales Results Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:04:00 +0000 1302421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi launching Outlander PHEV in U.S. next year.</strong></p> Subaru Hitting on All Cylinders With All-Wheel Drive http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-hitting-all-cylinders-all-wheel-drive <div class="node-body article-body">Though CUVs are leading the way, marketing strategist Dave Sullivan says Subaru is benefiting from the all-wheel-drive technology employed in almost all of its cars yet is offered by few competitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-hitting-all-cylinders-all-wheel-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-hitting-all-cylinders-all-wheel-drive#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Subaru Capacity Utilization Sales Results Thu, 21 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1283381 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><strong>&rsquo;15 Outback heads downhill as Subaru sales head up.</strong><o:p></o:p></p> Subaru Wants Its Auto Dealers to Get Personal http://wardsauto.com/dealers/subaru-wants-its-auto-dealers-get-personal <div class="node-body article-body">Customers still seek the human touch, says company president Tom Doll, advising against relying too much on technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/subaru-wants-its-auto-dealers-get-personal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/subaru-wants-its-auto-dealers-get-personal#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Subaru Information Technology Internet Marketing Wed, 06 May 2015 04:00:00 +0000 1271201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Doll asks&nbsp;dealers to make someone&rsquo;s day.</strong></p> Analyst Scorecard Shows Japanese Automakers Humming Along http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/analyst-scorecard-shows-japanese-automakers-humming-along <div class="node-body article-body">Favorable exchange rates, growing new-vehicle demand worldwide and some astute management moves play a role in the positive near-term outlook. Weaknesses? There are some, says CLSA’s Chris Richter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/analyst-scorecard-shows-japanese-automakers-humming-along" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/analyst-scorecard-shows-japanese-automakers-humming-along#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Japan Fuji Honda Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Toyota Finance Fri, 01 May 2015 11:42:00 +0000 1267051 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Mazda&rsquo;s Mexican assembly plant factor in its &ldquo;remarkable&rdquo; transformation.</b><o:p></o:p></p> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Nominees Roundtable - Part One http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominees-roundtable-part-one <div class="node-body video-body">WardsAuto editors gather for a roundtable discussion of several vehicles vying for 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors honors. Vehicles discussed include: GMC Canyon, Chevy Colorado, Honda CR-V and Subaru Legacy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominees-roundtable-part-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominees-roundtable-part-one#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America Chevrolet GMC Honda Subaru Interior Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:53:00 +0000 1255611 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Nominees http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-ward-s-10-best-interiors-nominees <div class="node-body gallery-body">Editors evaluated 42 vehicles as part of the 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors competition. Here are some of the nominees. Winners will be announced April 16.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-ward-s-10-best-interiors-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-ward-s-10-best-interiors-nominees#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. BMW Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Ford Honda Hyundai Jeep Kia Lexus Lincoln Mercedes Subaru Toyota Cockpit Headliner Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Hybrid Vehicles Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:14:00 +0000 1254581 at http://wardsauto.com Subaru Show Car Just That, For Now http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-show-car-just-now <div class="field-deck"> 2015 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Japanese automaker uses a souped-up concept car as a nice visual to tout plans to open an STI unit in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-show-car-just-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-show-car-just-now#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Subaru Management & Strategy 2015 New York International Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Thu, 02 Apr 2015 17:52:00 +0000 1254101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&nbsp;Spoiler stands out on modified BRZ.</strong></p> Subaru Taking STI to New Level http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-taking-sti-new-level <div class="field-deck"> 2015 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With a corporate initiative to establish STI as Subaru’s performance division, the automaker demonstrates how the right chassis and suspension components can make a world of difference. It’s not all about horsepower.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-taking-sti-new-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-taking-sti-new-level#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Subaru 2015 New York International Auto Show Carbon Fiber Electronic Control Units (ECU) Future Products Gasoline Product Development Suspension Transmissions Turbocharger Vehicle Interiors BRZ BRZ tS flexible draw stiffeners flexible tower bars Forester Forester tS Impreza Legacy tS pillow-ball bushings Subaru Tecnica International Suzuka Circuit WRX STI Yoshio Hirakawa Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:29:00 +0000 1251991 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Subaru unveils BRZ-based STI concept at&nbsp;New York auto show.</p> Subaru STI Event at Suzuka Circuit http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-sti-event-suzuka-circuit <div class="node-body gallery-body">Subaru hosted journalists at Japan's Suzuka Circuit near Nagoya recently to demonstrate suspension components that will be marketed as part of the automaker's plan to expand its Subaru Tecnica International division. Eventually, STI will offer complete vehicles, such as BRZ concept shown this week in New York.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-sti-event-suzuka-circuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/subaru-sti-event-suzuka-circuit#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Subaru 2015 New York International Auto Show Carbon Fiber Future Products Gasoline Product Development Suspension Turbocharger Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:28:00 +0000 1252571 at http://wardsauto.com