Plant Tours at Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA)


In August, a limited number of Subaru owners were privileged to take a tour of SIA, where Legacy, Outback, and Tribeca are manufactured. SIA associates gave the owner groups a 30-minute presentation along with a 60-minute guided tour of the plant and engine shop. Participants also had the opportunity to take a ride around the test track in the entire Subaru model lineup. Go to for more information on plant tours.


Subaru Donates Outback for Charity Auction


In May, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) donated a 2011 Outback Partial Zero Emission Vehicle for auction at the Heal the Bay® Bring Back the Beach fundraiser. Money from the fundraiser supports the Coastal Cleanup Day program.


In 2009, more than 14,000 Heal the Bay volunteers removed a total of 300,413 pounds of debris and recyclables from 69 sites.


SOA also donated $50 for each test-drive taken by Heal the Bay supporters in the Los Angeles, California, area during the month of May.





Subaru Trek Mountain Bike Team Places at the Subaru Cup


The Subaru Trek team had a strong showing in the Subaru Cup that was held in Wautoma, Wisconsin, on June 26 and 27, 2010.


In the Legacy 24-mile, cross-country race, Willow Koerber finished second and national champion Heather Irmiger placed third. For the 28-mile men's race, Sam Schultz came in first, national champion Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski placed fourth, and Russell Finsterwald finished 15th.


The Impreza Short Track race also had impressive finishes from the team. In the women's race, Willow Koerber placed fourth, even with a crash, and Heather Irmiger finished eighth. The men consistently battled for the win, with Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski placing second, Sam Schultz third, and Russell Finsterwald 25th.


Mountain bike racer and Subaru employee Lisa Pierson participated in the amateur event held that weekend. Read her account here.


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