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We were interviewed about our Eco-Friendly Certification!

We were recently interviewed for the Subaru Eco-Friendly Newsletter about our certification! We're really proud of our achievements, and we were honored that Subaru wanted to talk to us about what we accomplished. The interview is reproduced below.

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Renovation Brings Green Opportunities for Stanley Subaru

Stanley Subaru in Ellsworth, ME, is loved by its community. So much so, its facility couldn’t handle the volume of business. That’s when dealer principal Mark Politte knew it was time for a major renovation.

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Stanley Subaru is certified Eco-Friendly!

We are an officially certified Eco-Friendly Dealership! Subaru’s Eco-Friendly Dealership process is a voluntary program for dealerships that want to make a positive impact on their local community and environment.

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Photograph courtesy Laurie Cote

 

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Does Subaru Recycle Auto Parts? How Much of a Subaru is Recyclable? Subaru: Driving Green



Subaru: Driving Green
By design. In manufacturing. In enjoyment.
An excerpt of the article "Subaru: Driving Green" in the Spring 2014 issue of Drive Magazine. 

 


THE CIRCLE OF LIFE, SUBARU STYLE
 
Where there's a Subaru made, there's a Subaru recycled in some way, shape, or form. In fact, we’re so passionate about it, we currently have 95 percent recyclability in our vehicles; we will have recyclability in everything we do by 2015…
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How Do I Increase MPG in My Subaru? | Increase Your Fuel Economy | MPG+AWD



How to Increase MPG | Increase Your Fuel Economy | Fuel Economy Tips

    
Subaru is the most fuel efficient all-wheel-drive brand on the market. However, next time you're at the pump, think about this: better fuel economy starts with better vehicle maintenance. Why? Because neglect of basic maintenance items can have a significant effect on fuel consumption and the amount of money you spend to "fill it up."

 

Maintenance Tips to Help Your Subaru Save Fuel…
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Where are Subarus Built? Where is the Subaru Impreza Built?


Where are Subarus Made? | Which Subaru Models are Built in the U.S.?

Subaru currently makes the Legacy sedan, Outback, and Tribeca crossovers in Lafayette, Indiana. Subaru BRZ, XV Crosstrek, Impreza, WRX, STi, and Forester models are built in Japan. 


Subaru of Indiana, Automotive Inc. in Lafayette, Indiana. Subaru of America photo.

 

Currently the Subaru Impreza is built in Gunma, Japan, but Subaru parent Fuji Heavy Industries stated Tuesday that starting in 2016, the Impreza…

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When Will Subaru Make a Hybrid? Starting with the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid


Subaru unveils 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid model at NY Auto Show


We've heard it for years...when will Subaru make a hybrid model? We have your answer!  That time is now!

 
Photo from Subaru of America, Inc. See the entire photo gallery from Subaru of America here.

Be sure to watch the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid video at the bottom of this post!

Below is the press release issued today by Subaru of America…
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Subaru Collaborates to Recycle Shoes

Stanley Subaru shares a green story from Subaru of America. Philadelphia Greensgrow Farms, in partnership with ShoeBox Recycling, introduced a shoe-recycling program with all proceeds feeding Greensgrow Farms programming. Subaru of America will also collaborate to kick-off this partnership with ShoeBox Recycling bins placed at the Subaru display during the 2012 WXPN XPoNential Music Festival Presented by Subaru July 20-22, 2012 at Wiggins Park.
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Subaru US Auto Plant Meets ISO 5001 Energy Standard


Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc.in Lafayette was recognized Monday for its heightened commitment to energy
conservation that could help the car manufacturing plant save costs and reduce emissions. Stanley Subaru provides the full article below...

 

Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc.

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Electric Car Safety Plates

In an effort to protect public safety workers and first responders, Massachusetts has started issuing special license plates for electric and hybrid cars. The following article is from The Boston Globe:State now issuing electric car safety plates. | Massachusetts is becoming the second state in the nation to outfit electric and hybrid vehicles with special license plates that will protect public safety workers responding to accidents, officials…

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Little Known Facts About Earth

Earth Day is Sunday, April 22nd 2012. To celebrate, Stanley Subaru offers this article on 6 little known facts about Earth. The information below comes from Suite 101. Enjoy this paperless communication, plant a tree, and spend some time enjoying our planet this weekend. Happy Earth Day! 6 Little Known Facts About the Earth| Earth Science Resources that Support Student Learning| There is a lot of information known about planet earth; however, every day new and…

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How Can I Save Money on my Next Road Trip?

How to Save Money on Your Next Road Trip: Stanley Subaru share this advice from FoxBusiness and AskPatty.com.  Advice when preparing for your cross-country road trips this Summer:Thousands of Americans will hit the road over the next few weeks to travel as their children are out of school for spring break. Even more will find themselves on the nation's highways on summer vacations. Here are five tips to save you money on your next road trip...



Photo Courtesy: CarReview.com

A road trip often means big bucks...

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How Do I Get My Scooter Ready For Spring?

Your Questions are Answered by our Service Manager, Neil Harriman!

Question 1: What do I need to do to get my scooter ready for Spring?
Neil Says: If you are going to get your scooter ready for Spring yourself, use the following checklist to ensure your safety on the road:
  1. Check your tires for tread wear and cracking.
  2. Check your front and rear tire pressure. Front 28-32 psi, rear 30-34 psi.
  3. Check your front and…
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