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Subaru of America, Inc. Earns Highest Marks in 2011 Corporate Equality Index

(PRNewsFoto/Subaru of America) CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. has once again earned the top rating of 100-percent in the 2011 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the ninth-annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). Subaru is one of only 338 other major U.S. businesses that received top marks for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees and consumers. (Logo: ) (Logo: ) "We are pleased to receive this recognition once again," said Thomas J. The CEI report, released each fall, provides an in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S. employers and their policies towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. For more information on the 2011 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit. Market Share by Manufacturer. Subaru's Breakout Year. Subaru Defies Gravity. Are Subarus the best cars money can buy? By Alex Taylor III, senior editor-at-large FORTUNE -- By the usual measurements, Subaru should be no more than an afterthought in the U.S. car market.

Are Subarus the best cars money can buy?

It sells just seven car and crossover models and accounts for a slim 2.3% of U.S. auto sales. By itself, the Toyota Camry outsells the entire Subaru lineup. For years Subaru has been essentially a regional brand -- strong in the Northeast and Northwest but unknown in the rest of the country. Subaru of America, Inc. Earns Highest Marks in 2011 Corporate Equality Index. Subaru continues to drive to a different beat. There is no brand in Japan with as much unused potential as Subaru.

Subaru continues to drive to a different beat

It is kind of like Apple Inc. was in the late 1990s before it came roaring back to prominence with the return of Steve Jobs. You will not find a more talented and dedicated, if a bit anachronistic, group of automotive engineers. The problem is they make unique products but have failed to build a brand that connects them to a wide range of customers. It is a textbook case of a company that still believes, “if we make good products people will buy them.” Publications Subaru Of America CMO Talks Brand Success 09/20. Subaru is the fastest-growing auto brand in the U.S.

Publications Subaru Of America CMO Talks Brand Success 09/20

Why? Love. Flying Under the Radar, Subaru Thrives - Blog Posts by Tom Libby. Given that U.S. new vehicle registrations in 2012 were spread across 52 makes and 331 models, it's difficult to summarize the results concisely.

Flying Under the Radar, Subaru Thrives - Blog Posts by Tom Libby

This leads to a focus on the larger makes that dominate the industry. Yet one smaller make has been outperforming the industry for years and deserves some recognition. Subaru: Why we changed our AWD-only strategy. The boss of Subaru Australia says the BRZ sports car’s overarching impression as a “driver’s car” was strong enough to convince the company to divert from its 15-year exclusive all-wheel-drive strategy.

Subaru: Why we changed our AWD-only strategy

Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior says despite the BRZ’s rear-wheel-drive underpinnings, the vehicle is in line with the company’s existing ‘All 4 The Driver’ philosophy, and would not force a rebranding or fresh marketing direction. Senior said the deciding factor for bringing the BRZ to Australia was “the comfort that it was a Subaru and [embodies] a true spirit of a Subaru – that is a driver’s car and is fun to drive”. He said the BRZ would not have been considered for our market if it was developed as a front-wheel-drive car rather than rear-wheel drive. “I think if it was ever a front-wheel drive, then no, that’s an easy decision to make.” Subaru's Slim Product Line Drives Record Sales.

Last Updated Feb 22, 2010 12:13 PM EST The best brand positioning is so simple it can be summed up in a phrase.

Subaru's Slim Product Line Drives Record Sales

For Volvo the sell is safety; Mercedes-Benz is Engineered Like No Other Car; and BMW is the Ultimate Driving Machine. After years of trying to be a Jack of All Platforms, Subaruis enjoying a spike in sales thanks to branding itself as the automaker for those who want all-wheel drive. Tim Mahoney, Subaru. Photograph by Frank Veronsky When Tim Mahoney returned to Subaru in 2006 to become chief marketing officer following a nine-year stint at Porsche of America, he hardly recognized the place he had left in 1997.

Tim Mahoney, Subaru

The company had served up five separate ad slogans and strategies in six years from two different ad agencies, and had five radically different print ad layouts in the previous year. Inside The Mind Of A Subaru Executive. Subaru of America Chief Marketing Executive Tim Mahoney stood in the gallery at Detroit's Cobo Hall on the recent media preview day at the North American International Auto Show while Volkswagen executives introduced their new Passat mid-sized sedan.

Inside The Mind Of A Subaru Executive

He smirked, shook his head, and had a satisfied grin on his face. "I'm glad I'm not them," Mahoney whispered. "Them," are the executives at Volkswagen of America charged with carrying out a plan handed to them by their German parent to grow Volkswagen sales to 800,000 by 2018, up from 256,830 last year. Mahoney is quick to note that even Subaru, with its limited product line of four principal vehicles, outsold VW last year, which had, depending on how you count the company's model lineup, 11 vehicle lines. Subaru's Six-Star Badge. Press Release A short history Fifty-three years ago, five Japanese companies merged to form Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.

Subaru's Six-Star Badge

Partners and Sponsorships. Data/rus/brandbook_subaru.pdf. Subaru Brand - Brand Profile and Brand Valuation, Brand Directory. New 2013 2014 Subaru Prices w/ MSRP & Invoice. Subaru is a Japanese manufacturer known for their rough-terrain vehicles. Subaru prices start between $18,190 and go upwards of $31,190.

Subaru models include the base Impreza, which comes in several body styles, as well as the Forester and popular Outback. SWOT Analysis. TeamSubaru - SWOT analysis. Subaru Advertising Over The Years. ABC typically tries to find sponsors for its Web shows, though it's not necessary that a brand underwrite an online original. The key is a willing cast with the time and creative buy in from producers. “A lot of moving parts have to come together, and in this case they all did," said Gilford. " the article 3/5/2012 "Drive Thru, a full-service production and digital post production house, recently partnered with ad agency Carmichael Lynch and production company harvest to deliver four clever new Subaru spots that conceptualize outdoor activities dogs might enjoy if they owned a Subaru, in addition to a "behind-the-scenes" video directed by "Ziggy" the dog. All four spots, directed by the Hoffman Brothers, mark Drive Thru's third consecutive year contributing post production to Subaru's ongoing "Dog Tested.

Dog Approved. " campaign and aired during Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl VIII on Super Bowl Sunday. 11/19 Share the Love v 4.0 starts today November 19 and runs through January 3, 2012. Subaru boosts digital marketing, but TV is still king. Related Links Related Topics Editor's note: The earlier online version of this story misspelled Dean Evans' first name in the main text. Dean Evans has spent nearly half his life working in the auto business and more than half that time in digital marketing. The past two years have been at Subaru of America, where Evans, 45, is chief marketing officer, the same post he held earlier at automotive Internet marketing company He also has worked at Jaguar, Land Rover and Aston Martin North America, as well as smaller digital companies and start- ups.

Subaru. For Subaru smart is sexy. If car companies were high school students, Subaru would be the smart kid at the back of the class, hand up, ready with a joke and the right answer. The Japanese car company has spent the last five years trying to get noticed, with marketing efforts spanning jealous Germans, sexy Sumo wrestlers, clutch cams and even an infomercial. Now the brand has everyone's attention. Canadian sales from 2006 to 2010 rose 72% to 27,805 cars, with share rising from 2.9% to 5.2% of the Japanese market, making Subaru the fastest growing Japanese automobile brand during that time. Post-tsunami, production is back on track, with a new global positioning strategy and projected sales increases driving units sold past the 30,000 mark for this year. "Overall sales is how we measure success," says Subaru Canada director of marketing Geoff Craig. What Makes A Subaru A Subaru. 2010 was not a great year for many car manufacturers. The phrase underperforming analysist expectations has been bandied about quite a bit.

Projections for the auto industry’s growth invariably include the words slow and steady. Except, of course, for Subaru. Subaru “Cut The Cord” Commercial: All You Need is Love – Feature. Award-winning ad man-cum-auto journalist Don Klein knows a good (or bad) car commercial when he sees one; the Ad Section is his space to tell you what he thinks of the latest spots. The ad’s rating is depicted via the shift pattern at the bottom, but everyone has an opinion when it comes to advertising, so hit Backfires below and tell us what you think, too. Good commercials give viewers reasons to buy—or RTBs—the product or service being advertised. Study.pdf. Subaru brand advertising marketing print ad. Winter Storm Slams Into Washington.

Travel Advisory For The Entire Mid Atlantic. Historic Storm Hits Atlantic Coast. At Subaru, Sharing the Love Is a Market Strategy. Subaru Appreciates the 'Love,' But Now Brand Must Figure Out How to Return It. Nearly every auto brand in the US market has been trying to find ways to keep up with the boom in sales, from adding manufacturing capacity in America to raising prices. Subaru's sudden success has brand thinking upscale. Originally published: August 9, 2013 12:52 PM Updated: August 9, 2013 12:56 PM By BLOOMBERG NEWS. How Subaru Fell in Love and Never Looked Back. Subaru struts its stuff. November 1, 2011 by Jennifer Horn. History. Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. > Investor Relations. Subaru's 3 Top Competitive Advantages: What you need to know...Boxer Engine, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, Advanced Safety Features vs the competition. What is Subaru Core Technology? Features and Systems in Subaru Vehicles. Sports Sponsorship And Brand Development: The Subaru and Jaguar Stories - Martin Beck-Burridge, Jeremy Walton.

Advertising Management - Batra. Subaru.pdf. TeamSubaru - Marketing Strategy. Subaru targets segments to drive business. Subaru ramps up marketing regionally. Subaru, The Road-Gripping Brand, Gets Its Moment.