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Subaru builds 3 millionth vehicle in the U.S.

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Subaru production in the U.S. reached three million units on July 28th, 2016, the Japanese automaker has announced. The Lafayette, Indiana plant began its operations in 1989.

The milestone was achieved by a blue 2017 Subaru Outback.

The Subaru facility in Indiana was the first auto assembly plant in America to reach zero landfill status, and the entire site has been designated a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.

It’s where the company builds the Subaru Legacy and Outback models mainly for the U.S. and Canadian markets. The plant also made the Subaru Baja and Tribeca in the past.