Rebadged Subaru Tribeca to be sold as a Scion?Enlarge Photo
Toyota currently owns an 8.6% stake in Subaru's parent, Fuji Heavy Industries, and this is expected to grow because of a recent change to Japan’s antitrust laws that have paved the way for a full on takeover.
Also in the rumor mill is talk of a new Lexus dedicated hybrid model. Lexus’ Chief in the UK Steve Settle recently told Automotive News Europe that there is a hybrid-only Lexus in the pipeline for sale in Europe and Japan. Positioned above the IS, the new hybrid would be roomier than the entry-level sedan and also be the most affordable Lexus hybrid.