800  custom race cars displayed at event in Chiba Prefecture

Business Jan 11, 2020

800 custom race cars displayed at event in Chiba Prefecture

Automakers and auto parts manufacturers from Japan and abroad displayed some 800 custom and race cars at an auto show near Tokyo on Saturday. At the Tokyo Auto Salon 2020 in at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture, which opened to the public for a two-day ...

Subaru recalling over 81,000 cars in Japan

Business Nov 28, 2019

Subaru recalling over 81,000 cars in Japan

Subaru Corp. on Thursday informed the transport ministry that it is recalling 81,343 cars in Japan due to faulty rear suspension springs and engine valves. The automaker offers free repairs for Forester and XV models manufactured between March 2013 and October 2018. Outside Japan, about 760,000 ...

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 ...