Subaru to launch new hybrid in Japan, U.S. launch unlikely

The 2019 Forester eBoxer Hybrid will launch in Japan this year before heading to Australia and Europe. Subaru’s latest entry into the hybrid market will be followed by a second hybrid in early 2020—at least in Australia. Currently, Subaru has announced no plans to bring the Forester eBoxer Hybrid to the U.S. anytime soon. However, the automaker will launch the 2019 Crosstrek Plug-In Hybrid in the U.S. in the next few months.

Subaru is not expected to create a new hybrid from scratch, but, according to Denis Flierl at Torque News, the OEM will launch an all-electric vehicle by 2022. Read more.

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