By on January 3, 2013

Good news for Lafayette, Indiana: Fuji Heavy will spend $230 million to increase the capacity of its Subaru of Indiana plant by about 30 percent, says The Nikkei [sub]. Subaru’s sole overseas plant currently works at full tilt, and about half of the 330,000 Subarus sold in the U.S. must be imported from Japan.

The Indiana plant currently makes of 170,000 Subarus, mostly Legacy and the Outback. In addition, it produces about 100,000 Camrys for Toyota. The Legacy and the  Impreza compact are among the candidates for U.S. production with the added capacity.

By 2014, the capacity for Subaru models will be raised by about 30,000 units. Fuji Heavy is in negotiations to lift the capacity for Camrys to 170,000 as early as fiscal 2016.

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