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STI saves 3 lives

    
Subaru Impreza STI takes a crushing blow from falling tree -- with 3 people inside. Thankfully due to fast decisions along with some luck and a well built vehicle, all walked away.


"The sheer magnitude of this story makes it difficult to recollect. Nothing like it has ever happened to me or anyone I know. It is probably best to start at the beginning.

I was one of those irritating new STi forum posters. I spent…

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WRX named to top 10 fastest cars for the money.

Ok, let's be realistic here.  For those of us that have been lucky enough to even drive (let alone own) a WRX, finding out the WRX is on the list for being one of the quickest cars for the money is not really a surprise.

None the less, it is nice to see the automotive community noting this as well and motorauthority has named their list and the WRX does fall into the list…
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Subaru's at 'the dragon' coming May 21st and 22nd

 
Deals Gap, NC Meet - Tail of the Dragon

The date planned for this is the weekend of May 21-22th, 2011 which is the weekend before Memorial Day, and the Canadian holiday weekend.
The place could very well be hopping that weekend, but it's still fairly early in the season. To be safe we should sort out the details well in advance for those who plan on making more than just one day out of…
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Subaru resumes of production of full sized vehicles


TOKYO -- Subaru will start making full-sized cars on Wednesday for the first time since production was shut down by last month's Japan earthquake, as the brand steps toward recovery.

The move restarts a trickle of some of the best-selling Japanese imports to the United States, the Subaru Forester SUV, Legacy and Impreza. Initial output will be about half the normal rate, as the company gauges parts and power supplies, spokesman Kenta Matsumoto said.

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Newest Details from Subaru/Fuji Heavy Industries in regards to the disaster in Japan

As of March 16, FHI (Fuji Heavy Industires/Subaru) has announced it will continue to keep operations in Japan closed until March 20 pending supplier parts assessment and also to conserve electricity for the country. Contrary to some reports, no completed vehicles were damaged as a result of the disaster and only two body shells suffered any damage. Shipping operations in the Tokyo port were also undamaged. Subaru Indiana Automotive has cut overtime in an…

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More information on the effect of the Japan Earthquake on Subaru production


Subaru Production Situation in Japan beyond March 23

Following Major Earthquake in Northeastern Japan

Tokyo, March 21, 2011 - Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, announced today

that it has decided to extend the production suspension at all Subaru automobile plants in Japan* until Thursday,

March 24, considering the influence of its suppliers in the affected areas as well as conditions of electric power

supply. FHI previously announced its production suspension until…

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Impact on Subaru from the devastation in Japan

As you have no doubt heard, Japan suffered a major natural disaster this past weekend. Our thoughts are naturally with the people of Japan as they recover from this unprecedented event.  Below is a statement from Subaru's parent company, Fuji Heavy Industries with their latest assessment of how the situation affects our people and our business.  We will update you as soon as more information is available.

  1. Subaru plants are based in and to…
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Subaru does it again...more awards in safety!

Forbes.com announced their safest cars of 2011 list and guess what, Subaru again has two models on this incredible list of only 9 total vehicles. Subaru taking two spots with Mercedes also have two spots and other manufacturers on the list only getting one each.

The Outback and Legacy were part of this list and Subaru continues to be noticed as one of the top brands in the country.

Click for the Outback award…

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Winter Driving Tips from Grayson Subaru

We are now in the full swing of winter and Grayson Subaru wanted to share some great tips for preparing your vehicle for the cold weather as well as when the weather turns slippery.

FIVE IMPORTANT THINGS TO REMEMBER WHEN DRIVING IN WINTER WEATHER

 
1 Prepare for the season
  • Inspect your vehicle (battery, electrical system, belts, hoses, tire tread)
  • Replace all wipers
  • Fill washer fluid reservoir
  • Carry scraper and brush
  • Carry emergency kit

2 Prepare…

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