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Subaru Forester joins forces with disturbing “Attack on Titan” series

Subaru Forester joins forces with disturbing “Attack on Titan” series

There's an advertising spot appearing this week for the Subaru Forester which utilizes the mortifyingly strange "Attack on Titan" series as nightmare fuel for its "Confidence in Motion" campaign. We'll certainly be feeling a bit more safe in our own Subarus after this, but what we're also seeing here is the possibility for a real-deal "Attack on Titan" film. Such a move wouldn't be unprecedented.

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Subaru announces improved EyeSight driver assistance system

Subaru announces improved EyeSight driver assistance system

Subaru has had a system available for some of its cars that you might not have heard of in the past called EyeSight. The EyeSight system is a driver assistance system that is intended to help the driver avoid accidents. Subaru has announced that it has updated that system for better functionality.

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2015 Subaru WRX STI rocks 305hp turbo 2.5L engine

2015 Subaru WRX STI rocks 305hp turbo 2.5L engine

Subaru has officially unveiled the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX STI at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The unveiling of the higher performance STI version of the WRX comes after the standard WRX was unveiled back in November 2013. Whereas the standard WRX gets a 2.0L turbo engine, the STI version gets a larger 2.5L engine producing more power.

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2015 Subaru WRX debuts with 2.0L 268hp engine

2015 Subaru WRX debuts with 2.0L 268hp engine

Subaru has officially unveiled the latest version of its popular sports car called the WRX. The 2015 WRX made its official debut this week at the LA Auto Show and brings with it a new engine. Subaru says that the 2015 WRX offers improved performance compared to the outgoing model.

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2014 Subaru BRZ gets standard nav and HID headlights

2014 Subaru BRZ gets standard nav and HID headlights

Subaru has announced the 2014 BRZ sports car. The vehicle carries forward with a 200-horsepower Subaru Boxer engine and still focuses on a low center of gravity, light weight, and precise handling. The 2014 model is available with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.

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Subaru recalls 200,000 vehicles over corroding brake lines

Subaru recalls 200,000 vehicles over corroding brake lines

Subaru is recalling 200,000 vehicles because of the potential for corrosion of the brake lines from salt water. The recall affects some Legacy and Outback models from 2005 to 2009. Subaru was the victim of another recall less than a month ago for a glitch that resulted in remote starters automatically starting the vehicle without the driver's knowledge.

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Subaru unveils 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid in New York

Subaru unveils 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid in New York

Subaru has unveiled its first hybrid vehicle at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The vehicle is based on Subaru's popular XV Crosstrek crossover SUV that was introduced in 2013. The new hybrid version will launch in Q4 2013 as a 2014 model.

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Subaru WRX concept revealed at New York Auto Show

Subaru WRX concept revealed at New York Auto Show

The WRX is arguably Subaru's most popular car ever, so it makes sense that the company would be addressing the model during the New York Auto Show this week, and indeed they did. Subaru unveiled the WRX concept, which is a completely new design for the WRX series, and while the overall shape of the car looks rather chunky (especially from the side view), we have to see it's mighty sleek.

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Subaru recalls nearly 50,000 vehicles over self-starting issue

Subaru recalls nearly 50,000 vehicles over self-starting issue

Thanks to a remote starter glitch, Subaru is recalling 47,419 of its vehicles over an issue that results in the cars starting up by themselves. According to documents filed with the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects some Legacy and Outback cars from 2010 through 2013, Impreza sedans from 2012 and 2013, and XV Crosstrek crossovers from 2013.

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Lexus comes out on top in Consumer Reports’ 2013 Car Brand Report Cards

Lexus comes out on top in Consumer Reports’ 2013 Car Brand Report Cards

Not only did Lexus earn top slot in Consumer Reports' annual Car Brand Report Cards, but it achieved a 100-percent recommendation across all its vehicles that were tested. Said Consumer Reports' Director of Automotive Testing Jake Fisher, "That is quite a feat for a brand whose cars are brimming with technology including impressive hybrid drivetrains and complicated infotainment systems."

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Subaru Starlink in car connectivity aims at Ford Sync

Subaru Starlink in car connectivity aims at Ford Sync

When it comes to in car connectivity, the big push for automotive manufacturers is to get away from systems that require drivers to take their eyes off the road to voice control. Ford was one of the first companies to offer this type of system with its Sync voice control system that has been available for a number of years. Subaru has now announced at CES 2013 that it has its own in car connectivity system called Starlink.

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Subaru recalls 600,000 vehicles for fear of accessory lamp fires

Subaru recalls 600,000 vehicles for fear of accessory lamp fires

Car maker Subaru has found itself in the unenviable position of having to recall more than half a million vehicles today. The company is recalling 633,842 vehicles in total, and the models it wants back span quite a large range of years, so there are a significant number of Subaru owners affected here. Apparently, there's a problem with a fuse in an accessory light that could potentially lead to a fire, so Subaru is recalling these vehicles to check the lights and make sure they're good to go.

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