Subaru Of Indiana Produces Its 4 Millionth Subaru, But That's Not All

Subaru of Indiana produces its 4 millionth Subaru, but that's not all

Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA), the only Subaru plant outside Japan, just celebrated building its 4 millionth Subaru. On Monday, April 22, at 10:51 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, a silver 2019 Outback rolled off the line to mark the milestone. The facility was the product of a joint venture between Subaru and Isuzu, producing about 67,000 cars per year. Devoted solely to Subarus since 2016, yearly output by the more than 5,700 factory associates hovers around 370,000 cars.

Those with a head for arcane minutiae might recall that in 2013 Subaru announced having produced the 4 millionth vehicle at the plant. An Outback also celebrated that milestone, that time a 2014 model in Dark Indigo Blue. Subaru answered our question about the previous highlight by explaining, "in the past, the plant produced Isuzu vehicles (and at one point, even the Honda Passport and Toyota Camry)." The 2013 vehicle tally counted everything rolling out the doors. This week's marker counts just the Subarus.

2019 Honda Insight Hybrid Production Begins In Indiana

2019 Honda Insight hybrid production begins in Indiana

Honda has launched production of the 2019 Insight at its plant in Greensburg, Ind., capping $61.5 million the automaker has invested there and at three plants in Ohio to build the all-new hybrid sedan and pave the way for more electrified vehicles.

The Honda Manufacturing of Indiana plant will build all Insight models for the North American market after receiving a $32.5 million investment. That money went toward a 19,200-square-foot building expansion to accommodate in-house subassembly of the Insight's front-end module. Though it marks the first time the Indiana plant will take on modular subassembly for the front frame and components such as the radiator and cooling fan, Honda first introduced the practice on the 2016 Civic. It now uses the approach on the Accord and CR-V crossover. The Indiana plant is also now handling processes including installing electrified systems like high-voltage wiring, battery units and power control systems.

Subaru Launches Production Of Ascent Crossover In Indiana

Subaru launches production of Ascent crossover in Indiana

Subaru began production Monday of the new Ascent, its much-anticipated three-row crossover, at its plant in Lafayette, Ind. It's set to arrive at dealers in June as a 2019 model and will start at $32,970, including shipping.

The Ascent joins the Impreza, Legacy and Outback as vehicles built at the plant. It'll compete with three-row utility vehicles like the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, Chevrolet Traverse and Volkswagen Atlas. (Read our comparison of the Ascent to the former two here.)

Honda Starts Producing The New Cr-v In Indiana

Honda Starts Producing The New CR-V In IndianaThe first units of the 2017 Honda CR-V have started rolling off the assembly lines at the brand's Greensburg, Indiana plant, in the United States.
Meant to be a measure of keeping up with the increased demand in crossovers and SUVs, the automaker's move follows a new investment of $52 million, announced almost a year ago, which led to the creation of 100 additional jobs at the factory.

Subaru: First American Made Impreza Rolls Off The Assembly Line In Indiana

Subaru: First American Made Impreza Rolls Off The Assembly Line in IndianaFuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, is pleased to announce that it has started production of the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza in its U.S. plant, Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. (SIA). On November 1, 2016, the first-ever American-made Impreza rolled off the assembly line and SIA held a line-off ceremony with attendance of President Toshiaki Tamegai and Associates.

Honda Investing $52 Million And Boosting Employment At Indiana Plant

Honda Investing $52 Million and Boosting Employment at Indiana PlantHonda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC (HMIN) today announced new investment of $52 million and the creation of 100 new jobs to support its early-2017 production startup of the Honda CR-V compact sport-utility vehicle, as Honda invests in its capability to meet strong and growing demand for its light-truck models. Indiana Governor Mike Pence was on hand for the announcement and a tour of the facility.

Toyota Indiana Adding 300 Jobs To Build More Highlanders

Toyota Indiana Adding 300 Jobs to Build More HighlandersThe regional economy is about to get a boost because Toyota Indiana is on the grow again. The plant will invest $100 million and add 300 jobs by summer 2016 to boost production of the popular Highlander midsize sport utility vehicle. This expansion will bring Toyota Indiana’s overall investment to $4 billion. This step allows Toyota to utilize existing capacity in North America while providing additional flexibility to adjust our product mix to meet changing customer demand.

Honda : Canard Impresses At Inaugural Indiana National With Second Overall

Honda : Canard Impresses at Inaugural Indiana National with Second OverallThis past Saturday, August 16, Ironman MX in Crawfordsville IN played host to the inaugural running of the Indiana National for round 11 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship series. Heavy rain throughout the day created extremely difficult conditions for racers, but Team Honda Muscle Milk's Trey Canard navigated the unfamiliar track impressively to score second overall for the day.

Toyota Indiana 'plant' Builds A Forest

Toyota Indiana 'Plant' Builds a ForestLeaves rustle and twigs snap under the scuffle of small shoes. A light wind blows; the air is crisp. And Hoosiers can breathe a bit easier, thanks to a 160-acre woods Toyota has planted near its Princeton, Ind., facility.