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Subaru Badge of Ownership

A new Subaru initiative, Subaru Badge of Ownership, is inviting Subaru owners to show their love and share their passions. As a gift to all Subaru owners, Subaru is providing badges which displays the number of Subaru's you've owned and your unique interests.
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Subaru announces $75M expansion of its Indiana plant

 As we expected, Subaru has confirmed that it will expand its Lafayette, Indiana, plant as part of its greater focus on the North American market.

The $75 million project will see production capacity of the Outback and Legacy models increase, while up to 100 new jobs will be created by the end of 2014. The expansion should also allow building about 24,000 extra vehicles, a boost of about 15 percent over current levels.

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2013 Subaru BRZ

Last December, our wandering man of intrigue Jonathan Ramsey drove a Subaru BRZ prototype at Japan's Tochigi circuit under somewhat controlled conditions and was nonetheless very impressed. Then, in that same month, SoCal lad Michael Harley - he who knows a thing or two about hot-footing it on closed circuits - took the practically identical Scion FR-S for many unfettered laps on the island's short and sweet Sodegaura Forest Raceway. He, too, was left extremely…
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Subaru Edges Mazda, Toyota, and Honda in Consumer Reports' New Ranking of Best Automakers

The Subaru Impreza, redesigned for 2012, is Consumer Reports' top pick among small cars, edging out the Hyundai Elantra.

Subaru edged Mazda, Toyota and Honda to earn the highest score in Consumer Reports' latest report card ranking 13 automakers based on road tests and reliability. But Toyota dominated the magazine's top picks in five of 10 product segments, becoming the first automaker to do so in nearly a decade.

The magazine said Subaru, with…

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2013 BRZ

2013 BRZ coupe information in transit to Grayson. Here is what Subaru says we should get this week here at Grayson Subaru:

Overview of the new 2013 Subaru BRZ
Key Points: Spirited Performance, Dynamic Handling, Durability and why this vehicle is fun to drive
2013 BRZ Features, Accessories, Models and Options and Color Options
2013 BRZ Key Attributes: Exhilaration, Capability, Value and Sensuality
2013 BRZ Specifications: Engine, DriveTrain, Steering and Suspension, Braking, Wheels and Tires…

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Subaru Celebrates 40 Years Of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive

Subaru may have just unveiled a new rear-wheel drive sports car but the automaker's reputation was built on the surefootedness of its symmetrical all-wheel drive technology, which is now in its 40th year of production.

To celebrate the milestone Subaru will present a special showcase of its all-wheel drive vehicles, past and present, at next month's 2012 Geneva Motor Show.

One of the highlights will be the first vehicle to feature the symmetrical…
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Subaru Impreza wins 2012 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award for Best Compact Car

February 8, 2012- Chicago, IL -- Subaru of America, Inc. was awarded the 2012 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award for Best Compact Car at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show.

The award comes on the heels of strong sales results from Subaru.

The brand set a sales record in 2011 and has started 2012 with sales up 21% over the previous year.

"It is an honor to receive the award for best compact car from MotorWeek," Thomas J…

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On The Road With Heavy-Duty Trucks

Here are some tips for sharing the road with trucks:

·        Don't cut off other vehicles-trucks and buses take longer to stop compared to cars.

·        Buckle up-again, trucks and buses take longer to stop, and you're safer buckled in during a rear-end collision.

·        Stay out of a truck's blind spots-if you can't see the truck's mirrors, the driver cannot see you.

·        Stay alert-avoid distracted driving.

·        Avoid frequent lane changes and aggressive…

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Nine Winter Driving Tips

Nine Winter Driving Tips

 

  1. Check and maintain proper tire pressure
  2. Test coolant to ensure cold-weather protection
  3. Check brake lights and other bulbs
  4. Be prepared with an emergency kit in the vehicle
  5. Drive defensively - keep your eyes on the road ahead
  6. Install winter wiper blades
  7. Increase your following distance to compensate for compromised traction
  8. Brake and accelerate more slowly and always watch for ice
  9. Remember that bridge decks freeze first due to the difference in exposure…
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