Subaru announces expansion plans, 1,200 jobs coming to Indiana

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (September 21, 2015) — Subaru plans to spend $140 million on expanding an Indiana factory where it expects to add some 1,200 jobs in the next two years.

Company officials announced Monday the plans for its Lafayette factory, where it builds the Subaru Outback SUVs and Legacy sedans.

Subaru of Indiana Automotive vice president Tom Easterday says the project will allow the factory to boost production to meet growing demand.

The Lafayette factory now has about 3,800 workers and produces about 300,000 vehicles a year. Subaru plans to boost production by nearly 100,000 vehicles a year.