Business / Corporate Oct 17, 2019

Subaru's Gunma plant halted after Typhoon Hagibis hits suppliers

Subaru Corp.'s operations at its sole vehicle assembly plant in Japan have been halted since Wednesday afternoon because supply chains were disrupted by Typhoon Hagibis, the automaker has said. Subaru has been offering support, including staffers, to parts suppliers damaged by the typhoon. The company ...

Toyota and Subaru agree to jointly develop electric SUVs

Business / Corporate Jun 6, 2019

Toyota and Subaru agree to jointly develop electric SUVs

Toyota Motor Corp. and Subaru Corp. said Thursday they have agreed to jointly develop an electric sports utility vehicle to be sold under each company's brand. The two automakers said they will co-develop a platform dedicated to battery electric vehicles for midsize and large passenger ...

Japanese and other automakers tout SUVs at New York auto show

Business / Corporate Apr 18, 2019

Japanese and other automakers tout SUVs at New York auto show

Automakers on Wednesday gathered at this year's New York International Auto Show where Japanese carmakers unveiled all-new sport utility vehicles amid growing demand for light trucks over passenger vehicles. Toyota Motor Corp. introduced its 2020 Highlander, a midsize family-friendly SUV that ushers in the model's ...