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Subaru is investing $ 450 million to its Lafayette plant

The Japanese manufacturer announced investments of approximately $ 450 million to its American plant Lafayette, and will create more than 900 new jobs by 2016. They will add to the 3,600 existing positions.

The whole purpose of modernizing equipment and expand the complex to be able to assemble Subaru Impreza sold in North America.

Currently, there already assembles the models Legacy, Outback and Tribeca dedies to North Americans, and some versions of the Toyota Camry.

This is the ever-increasing demand for Subaru Impreza which brings the Japanese manufacturer, to produce this model is outside of Japan. It also said that the new XV Crosstrek is extremely popular, particularly in European soil.

Here, a string of additional multifunctional assembly talking to the Lafayette plant, which could even be used to produce other models in the pipeline.

Since 1987, it has produced nearly 4 million vehicles in this factory. For the fiscal year ending in March, there was recorded a record production, which stood at nearly 272,000 units. The year passes, a two Subaru sold in America came from the factory united unienne.

Given the value of the Japanese yen, and, even if it has lowered in recent months, it is always profitable for a Japanese manufacturer to come together in the United States and Canada - or better yet, Mexico - for models sold in North America.

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