Tom Dole – how critical is California to Subaru? on Driving the Nation

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 unit’s, an increase of 60% over November, 2011. Year-to-date Subaru has increased their sales 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?

About the Author:

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 the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.