How long do most of the Subarus last


Subaru Corporation is the world's largest manufacturer of all-wheel drive vehicles. To date, the company has produced more than 21 million vehicles worldwide, including more than 16 million all-wheel drive vehicles (as of March 2017).

The company emerged from the Japanese technology group Fuji Heavy Industries, which was founded in 1953 and presented its first automobile prototype a year later.

After the company had launched the first boxer engine in 1966 and its first all-wheel-drive series-production car in 1972, the “Symmetrical AWD” permanent all-wheel drive typical of Subaru today was finally introduced in 1987. In connection with the SUBARU BOXER engine, it is the cornerstone of Subaru's core technology to this day and is continuously being perfected according to the latest state of the art.

The Subaru automobile works, from which the models for Europe come, are located in Ota, Japan, in Gunma Prefecture, about 100 kilometers north of Tokyo. For the American market, Subaru also produces in a plant in Lafayette, which is located in the US state of Indiana.

The parent company Subaru Corporation now has four central corporate divisions. In addition to the automotive division with the development and production of Subaru vehicles, the company also has an aviation sector that produces aircraft, helicopters and drones for civil and military purposes. A third area covers industrial products such as machines, motors, pumps or generators. Finally, the environmental technology department includes the production of garbage trucks, cleaning robots and wind turbines.

The Subaru Corporation is listed in the Nikkei index and, as a global company, is one of the largest Japanese corporations.

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