Subaru to launch EV into European market

Subaru Europe has confirmed the company is preparing for the launch of a full electric vehicle. 

Scheduled for introduction in the first half of this decade, Subaru’s all-electric vehicle will be a mid-size SUV and similar in size to its current Forester model. It will be built on a platform shared with Toyota. 

Additional information will be shared sometime next year, the manufacturer reported.

The news underlines Subaru’s efforts to reduce its environmental footprint in Europe and satisfy a growing demand for alternative powertrains. 

It also signals the brand’s second electrification step in Europe after it recently launched mild-hybrid variants of two core models in the region. The Subaru XV e-BOXER and Forester e-BOXER models currently represent 60% of the sales volume. 

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