Subaru R1e Electric Switch Debut in Geneva

Subaru R1e Electric Switch
Subaru R1e Electric Switch

Short-distance commuter car

Press Release

Short-distance commuter car

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) will exhibit the “Boxer Turbo Diesel” engine and the Subaru R1e electric vehicle at the 77th Geneva International Motor Show. At present, ten units of the Subaru R1e electric vehicle are used for daily business operations by TheTokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated (TEPCO), Subaru’s joint development partner, for road-testing with an eye to a market debut down the road. FHI intends to commercialize the Subaru R1e as a short-distance commuter car based on the Subaru R1 mini-vehicle currently available in the Japanese market. A TEPCO-developed high-speed charger that will charge 80% in no more than 15 minutes will be also showcased.

Other vehicles to be exhibited (models marked with * will be available only on public open days)

  • Subaru Impreza WRC 2007 prototype (reference vehicle)
  • B9 Tribeca (5+2 passengers, 5 passengers)
  • Outback (3.0R, 2.5i*)
  • Legacy (Sedan 3.0R, Wagon 3.0R, Wagon 3.0R*, Wagon 2.0R*)
  • Forester (2.5 XT and 2.0 X*)
  • Impreza (Sedan WRX STI, Wagon 2.0R*, Wagon 1.5R*)
  • G3X Justy (1.3*)
Source: Source: Fuji Heavy Industries
Published Feb 8th, 2007 5:56am By Text & photos edited by Brian Potter
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