Subaru VIZIV Concept In Geneva (via Newspress)

Pure Electric Subaru Crossover Slated For 2021 Launch

Japanese automaker Subaru is one of the last remaining plug-in electric car holdouts in the automotive field, at least among the relatively well-known automakers. Due to upcoming stringent emission regulations, and a need to sell plug-ins of some type by 2018 (smaller OEMs can still offest BEV sales with PHEV), Subaru…

5 months ago by Eric Loveday 16

Subaru BRZ Plug-In (Image: Hunter Hart)

Subaru BRZ Plug-In: Mississippi State’s Car Of The Future

Ok, who doesn’t want their own plug-in Subaru BRZ plug-in right now? Well MSU (Mississippi State University) has one!    Perhaps you could convince them to part ways with the University’s self-entitled “Car of the Future” after just having it on display this week in Detroit, Michigan at the SAE World Congress…but…

9 months ago by Jay Cole 12

Subaru Impreza concept

Subaru Hints At Upcoming 2018 Compliance PHEV

Subaru is trying to solve the problem that every automaker would love to have – growth put them at the point where they sell too many cars. The Japanese brand would like to save its niche appeal and intends to cap its annual sales target at 1.03 million units (and…

1 year ago by Mark Kane 27

Another Look At The Subaru Viziv 2 Plug In Hybrid Concept From Geneva (Sidenote: we are delighted to finally find a use for these pictures now)

Plug-In Hybrid Subaru In The Works

Yasuyuki Yoshinaga, president of Fuji Heavy (parent company of Subaru), spoke of the automaker’s future offerings. Automotive News reports: “Yoshinaga said the company wants engines with thermal efficiency rates above 40 percent — above that of the engine in the Toyota Prius hybrid. The target suggests Subaru will dabble with…

3 years ago by Eric Loveday 2

This Was One Of The Concepts We Caught In Geneva This Year (Viziv 2)

Subaru Hints At Upcoming Electric Vehicle

Fuji Heavy Industries now says that it’s considering a second launch of electric vehicles.  This time, the United States will apparently be included, according to Fuji Heavy President Yasuyuki Yoshinaga. According to Yoshinaga, Fuji Heavy will need to offer an electric vehicle in the US due to the tightening of…

3 years ago by Eric Loveday 11

Viziv 2 Concept - Though It's Actually the 3rd Viziv Concept Shown by Subaru

Subaru Teases Viziv 2 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Subaru has teased its latest Viziv concept that’s set for a worldwide debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in March. Called Viziv 2, this is actually Subaru’s third Viziv concept to be shown (Viziv and Viziv Evolution were the first two). Subaru says that the latest Viziv points at…

3 years ago by Eric Loveday 0

Can You Tell Who Is Serious Just By Looking At Their Cars?

Which Automakers Care About Electric Vehicles The Most?

Anyone who follows the plug-in industry knows who the big volume players are in the segment. Entering each month, we know the top selling plug-in will be the Chevrolet Volt, the Nissan LEAF or the Tesla Model S.  Past those three, the Ford C-Max/Fusion Energi and the Toyota Prius plug-in will do battle for 4th…

3 years ago by Jay Cole 28