U.S. MEDIA CENTER
April 24, 2019 , LAFAYETTE, Ind. -

Subaru of Indiana Automotive produces 4 millionth Subaru vehicle
 

Automaker’s only plant outside of Japan began production in 1989

Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) has produced its 4 millionth Subaru vehicle. The silver 2019 Subaru Outback rolled off the assembly line on Monday at 10:51 p.m. EDT.

“This is an incredible milestone for our associates and our company,” said Scott Brand, senior vice president at SIA. “We’ve come a long way since building our first Subaru vehicle more than 30 years ago.”

SIA is Subaru’s only manufacturing facility outside of Japan and currently makes the Ascent, Impreza, Legacy and Outback models for North America. Since beginning production in 1989, the plant has increased its annual output of vehicles from 67,000 to approximately 370,000.

“Our 5,700 associates are directly responsible for the quality that Subaru customers have come to expect,” said Brand. “Their commitment continues to drive our success.”

SIA expects to begin production of the all-new 2020 Legacy and the all-new 2020 Outback at the end of July.

About Subaru of Indiana Automotive
Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA), a subsidiary of Subaru Corp., is the home of North American Subaru production. Models built at the plant include the Subaru Ascent, Impreza, Legacy and Outback. SIA employs more than 5,700 associates who are committed to quality, safety and environmental stewardship. For more information, visit subaru-sia.com.




 
About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Camden, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 630 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. SOA is guided by the Subaru Love Promise, which is the company’s vision to show love and respect to everyone, and to support its communities and customers nationwide. Over the past 20 years, SOA has donated more than $145 million to causes the Subaru family cares about, and its employees have logged more than 40,000 volunteer hours. As a company, Subaru believes it is important to do its part in making a positive impact in the world because it is the right thing to do.

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