The facility will include a 7,000-square-foot simulated factory floor featuring training robots, assembly-line simulators, a car lift, a forklift and work space for interns.
Subaru to expand Lafayette plant, add up to 350 jobs
The automaker says it will invest $158 million to build a new service parts facility and add a transmission assembly shop. The 4.7-million-square-foot plant produces about 410,000 vehicles each year.Read More
Cars from Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are included in the latest round of recalls involving airbag inflators that can hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers.
The first recall covers about 229,000 Outback and Legacy vehicles that could have software problems.
The Indiana-made sport-utility vehicle—which has 19 cupholders—has proven to be Subaru’s biggest product launch in more than two decades.
A Subaru plant in northwest Indiana has produced its first Subaru Ascent as part of an expansion that's added more than $140 million in equipment and 200 jobs to the plant.
Subaru Corp., the only car manufacturer to boost U.S. sales every year in the last decade, is continuing to offer cheap financing on models even as rates rise, pinching margins in a plateauing market.
As it adds the Ascent SUV to its roster, the Subaru of Indiana Automotive plant in Lafayette plans to boost its already enormous workforce by as many as 200 employees by the end of 2018.
After stringing together a streak of monthly gains nearing six years, Subaru is debuting its new and improved three-row SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
A joint venture of two Japanese companies that makes steel frames and other parts, primarily for Subaru, said it will double the size of its Jamestown plant to 250,000 square feet.
Subaru is recalling the cars in the U.S. because a fuel problem can make the engines stall without warning.
Subaru might launch another expansion at its Indiana plant, but it’s waiting to see President Donald Trump’s strategy to keep factory jobs in America. In the meantime, it is hoping to boost sales in the one area of the country where it struggles.
With almost all carmakers heaping on the discounts to keep the U.S. auto market at a plateau, Subaru just notched its 63rd straight monthly sales gain, with minimal incentives to get customers in the door.
The Japan-based automaker is in the midst of a U.S. sales boom—and the company’s Lafayette auto plant is racing to keep up.
Subaru, a tiny, conservative Japanese brand that builds its automobiles in Indiana, is about to roll out a big, brash, American-style SUV. It’s a strategic risk for a company that has gotten in trouble before when its strays from its script.
Japan-based ELSA Corp., which already employs 350 workers in Elwood, is adding production lines to make fuel tanks, exhaust systems, air cleaners and air ducts for Subaru.
Indiana's business recruitment agency announced nearly $8 million of incentives last month for Subaru's planned major expansion of its Lafayette factory even though it will be months before the agency's board considers approving the deal.
Subaru of Indiana Automotive plans to spend $140.2 million to expand its plant in Lafayette and add as many as 1,200 workers before the end of 2017, the company announced Monday morning.