TodayApril 16, 2022

How critical is California to Subaru?

Los Angeles, CA – Tom Dole, Subaru’s Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show about Subaru.

Subaru unveiled the 2014 Subaru Forester. Subaru did it again in November 2012. Subaru’s sales in November 2012, according to Automotive News, were 28,206 units, an increase of 60% over November 2011. Year-to-date Subaru has increased its sales by 29%.
How does Subaru do it?

How critical is California to Subaru? Subaru has a hybrid coming to market in 2013. When will a full electric, or plug-in electric come out?

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.