Fuji http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53592/more en Impreza Concept No Sedate Sedan for Surging Subaru http://wardsauto.com/industry/impreza-concept-no-sedate-sedan-surging-subaru <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Spokesman Michael McHale calls the Impreza Sedan Concept the first example of a new generation of vehicles developed on a modular, less angular platform and employing the automaker’s Dynamic x Solid design language.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/impreza-concept-no-sedate-sedan-surging-subaru" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/impreza-concept-no-sedate-sedan-surging-subaru#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Analysis Industry U.S. Technology Data & Insights Subaru 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Exterior Sales Results Vehicles & Technology Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:22:00 +0000 1406501 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Impreza Concept loses boxy look, gains boxer engine.</strong></p> Impreza Sedan Concept Unwrapped in Los Angeles http://wardsauto.com/technology/impreza-sedan-concept-unwrapped-los-angeles <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Much of Subaru’s growth in the past decade has been driven by the U.S. market. However, the Impreza hasn’t been a huge contributor to that growth.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/impreza-sedan-concept-unwrapped-los-angeles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/impreza-sedan-concept-unwrapped-los-angeles#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry U.S. Technology Subaru 2015 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Wed, 18 Nov 2015 22:30:00 +0000 1398771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Subaru Impreza sedan concept.</strong></p> Tokyo Auto Show Spotlight Dimmed Only Slightly http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/tokyo-auto-show-spotlight-dimmed-only-slightly <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Tokyo Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Tokyo show has become less significant than those in Frankfurt, Geneva, Detroit and Los Angeles. Still, as the home market for Toyota, Nissan and Honda, it affords them a chance to bedazzle with their latest technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/tokyo-auto-show-spotlight-dimmed-only-slightly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/tokyo-auto-show-spotlight-dimmed-only-slightly#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Industry Japan Daihatsu Honda Lexus Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Subaru Suzuki Toyota Sales & Marketing 2015 Tokyo Auto Show Advertising Mon, 19 Oct 2015 09:49:00 +0000 1371881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota Kikai glimpses at future.</strong></p> Chevrolet’s ‘Woodchipper’ Carves Out Spot as Week’s Top Ad http://wardsauto.com/industry/chevrolet-s-woodchipper-carves-out-spot-week-s-top-ad <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ad, which highlights the Chevy Cruze’s Wi-Fi capability, pulled in 1.7 million views during the week.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/chevrolet-s-woodchipper-carves-out-spot-week-s-top-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/chevrolet-s-woodchipper-carves-out-spot-week-s-top-ad#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Chevrolet Honda Mazda Scion Subaru Advertising Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:13:00 +0000 1365621 at http://wardsauto.com Japanese, Korean First-Half Hybrid Sales in Reverse http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/japanese-korean-first-half-hybrid-sales-reverse <div class="node-body article-body">Still ranking as the world’s leaders, Japanese and Korean brands registered a 10% year-on-year decline in hybrid sales between January and June to an estimated 805,000 units. Hybrid production in Japan alone declined 29% to 550,181 units.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/japanese-korean-first-half-hybrid-sales-reverse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/japanese-korean-first-half-hybrid-sales-reverse#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) China Japan South Korea Technology Data & Insights Hyundai Infiniti Kia Lexus Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Subaru Toyota Electric Vehicles Fuel-Cell Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Sales Results Mon, 21 Sep 2015 09:04:00 +0000 1350561 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Prius c top-selling model in market leader Toyota&#39;s hybrid lineup.</strong></p> Lexus Hovers Atop Most-Engaging Car Ads List http://wardsauto.com/industry/lexus-hovers-atop-most-engaging-car-ads-list <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">TNT beat out the broadcast networks to collect the lion’s share of automotive ad dollars, with an estimated $6.2 million, driven largely by sports-related programming.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/lexus-hovers-atop-most-engaging-car-ads-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/lexus-hovers-atop-most-engaging-car-ads-list#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America Industry U.S. Lexus Mazda Subaru Advertising Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:33:00 +0000 1334391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s Here&rdquo; generated more than 200,000 online views.</strong></p> Japanese Automakers Report Record 6-Month Output http://wardsauto.com/industry/japanese-automakers-report-record-6-month-output <div class="node-body article-body">Production gains by Mazda, Suzuki and Subaru maker Fuji offset declines by Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/japanese-automakers-report-record-6-month-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/japanese-automakers-report-record-6-month-output#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Plants & Production Asia Pacific North America Analysis Asia Pacific - Regional Industry U.S. Japan Data & Insights Honda Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Subaru Suzuki Toyota Production Wed, 12 Aug 2015 09:09:00 +0000 1329611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Outback output surges at Subaru&rsquo;s lone U.S. plant in Lafayette, IN.&nbsp;</strong></p> Australia’s LV Market Rides SUVs to Record July http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/australia-s-lv-market-rides-suvs-record-july <div class="node-body article-body">An industry group says SUV deliveries rose 13.4% during July, the segment’s fourth record month of the year, and accounted for more than 35% of the new-car market.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/australia-s-lv-market-rides-suvs-record-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/australia-s-lv-market-rides-suvs-record-july#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry Australia Data & Insights Hyundai Mazda Subaru Toyota Sales Results Thu, 06 Aug 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1327291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sales leader Toyota fields Land Cruiser Prado in hot SUV segment.</strong></p> Subaru’s Lightweight Boxer Punches Above Weight http://wardsauto.com/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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/subaru-s-lightweight-boxer-punches-above-weight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/subaru-s-lightweight-boxer-punches-above-weight#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America 2017 10 Best Engines Industry Engines U.S. Technology Dealer Subaru Gasoline Turbocharger Story Behind 2015 10 Best Engines 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/industry/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> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/will-carb-s-eased-zev-rules-grow-cleaner-car-demand#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing North America Analysis Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines U.S. Data & Insights 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>