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Subaru mulls electric versions of its cars in R&D push

The XV crossover (above) and the Impreza sedan were awarded the top prize this year with the highest score ever in the state-run Japan New Car Assessment Programme, which included tests for crashworthiness and pedestrian protection.


SUBARU Corp is considering electric versions of its existing models for the carmaker's first foray into the technology, as it joins peers around the world in pouring cash into battery-powered vehicles amid tightening emissions rules.

The Japanese company, which plans to make...

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