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Cosworth puts the spurs to Subaru's Impreza WRX STI

Cosworth Impreza STI CS400 – Click above for image gallery

Purported renderings of Subaru's FT-86 Sports Coupe emerge

It's only been a couple of days since Toyota released initial details and photos of its TF-86 coupe concept scheduled for debut at the upcoming Tokyo show, but we've already been waiting for the other shoe to drop. The project nicknamed "Toyobaru" by the media and fansites is to be a test case for future cooperation between Toyota and Subaru, and the TF-86 is based largely on Scooby

Hire Him: Next-gen Subaru WRX STI is privately rendered awesomeness [w/VIDEO]

Lars Martensson's Subaru Impreza WRX STI concept - click above for a high-res gallery

2010 Subaru Legacy to start from $20,690*

2010 Subaru Legacy – Click above for high-res image gallery

Toyota buys another chunk of FHI, Subaru

Back in April, Toyota announced that it would be gobbling up a larger percentage of Fuji Heavy Industries, makers of the Subaru brand of vehicles. Today, that deal has been made official as Fuji announced the sale that increases Toyota's voting rights in the automaker to 16.16 percent from 9.50 percent. This deal had been made possible by a newly revised Jeremy Korzeniewski

Aeon to offer accelerated EV charging at malls

The biggest name in shopping malls in Japan is set to install electric vehicle charging spots in its parking lots after entering negotiations with car-makers Mitsubishi and Fuji Heavy Industries, builders of the iMiEV and R1e, respectively. Starting with the Lakeland mall currently under construction in Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture, Aeon will add to its list of Domenick Yoney

Toyota could enter aircraft industry, HondaJet prepares for dogfight

Now that its ground offensive has taken control of the battlefield, word comes that Toyota's field commanders might have an eye toward the skies. That's right: Toyota is repo

REPORT: Toyota, Fuji Heavy looking to team on "AE86" revival, target 2010 release

A report in Japan's Asahi Shimbun newspaper states that Toyota and Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru's parent) are mulling over the possibility of jointly developing what many have been referring to as the successor to the classic AE86. The entry-level sports car would be branded as a Toyota but would feature a FHI-sourced boxer engine of 2.0 liters or less underhood. As far as pricing, the goal would be to keep the car at ¥2,000,000 or lower. Asahi says that the car would target a 2010 release

Japanese automakers shut down plants, lines after Monday's quake

The earthquake that struck Japan on Monday is affecting several automakers, most notably Toyota, as damage to a key supplier's manufacturing facility has interrupted the flow of parts required to build cars. Riken Corp's plant at Kashiwazaki is the one that got hit by the 6.8 magnitude quake, and the facility is offline while the company works feverishly to complete the necessary repairs.

Subaru to join the diesel crowd?

Edmund's Inside Line has got the scoop on some interesting developments over at Subaru. The Fuji Heavy Industries concern is reportedly working on a diesel version of its "boxer" four-cylinder engine for the European market. The first 2007 models to receive the oil burner, possibly a 2.2L turbocharged engine, will presumably be the Legacy and the Forester, with other models possibly to follow. The move is necessary  for Subaru to be eve

Toyota, Fuji Heavy Industries to co-develop new hybrid system for Subaru

Last November, we posted news that Toyota (who had acquired General Motors's interest in Subaru), was