Subaru loses its cool over hot SUVs

Nov 22, 2016

Subaru loses its cool over hot SUVs

Subaru, a tiny, conservative Japanese brand, is about to build a big, brash, American-style SUV. It’s either an exercise in kaizen — slow, steady improvement — or a complete loss of cool. To be sure, the market is there. Americans are ditching their sedans ...

Apr 17, 2014

Automakers show off new SUV, luxury models in New York

Japanese carmakers revealed new and redesigned sedans and sport utility vehicles at the annual New York International Auto Show on Wednesday. Toyota Motor Corp. launched the 2015 Camry with a revamped exterior, quieter passenger cabin and three engine choices, including a hybrid option. The ...

Dec 19, 2013

Honda unveils compact hybrid SUV with direct injection engine

Honda Motor Co. unveiled on Thursday its new Vezel compact sport utility vehicle. The hybrid model, hitting the Japanese market Friday, is equipped with a 1.5-liter direct injection engine and a high-power motor that get 27 kpl, the best fuel-efficiency in Japan among SUVs, ...

Toyota to race biodiesel SUV in 2014 Dakar Rally

Dec 12, 2013

Toyota to race biodiesel SUV in 2014 Dakar Rally

Toyota Auto Body Co. has entered a team in the 2014 Dakar Rally, the subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corp. said. The team plans to run a Toyota Land Cruiser 200 sport utility vehicle in the roughly 5,500-km off-road race that runs through Argentina, Bolivia ...