Jack Walsworth

Subaru reporter, web producer
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Recent authored articles

Archer's bows, appetizers and punches: What people think of Genesis G70

The newest addition to the Genesis lineup, the compact luxury G70 sedan, goes on sale in the U.S. next spring and will immediately join a competitive segment.

Bugs Bunny, glam and hockey sticks: What people think of BMW Concept X7

BMW is one step closer to finally bringing a large SUV to market with its Concept X7 iPerformance. The concept teases the production X7 that BMW will launch in 2018 with an on-sale date in the U.S. in early 2019.

Subaru looks to build on sales success

Anchored by the Outback and Forester crossovers, Subaru's lineup will diversify in the coming years as it continues to set sales records in the U.S.

China's Luxshare goes global in autos

Chinese computer supplier Luxshare just made a big play to move into the auto industry by acquiring ZF's body control unit.

SUBARU: Crossover lineup drives monthly record tally

Subaru of America's crossover-heavy lineup helped the brand eclipse its previous monthly sales record in August as it continues to ride a white-hot streak.

Best seat in the house? The Magna-made Audi A3

The seats in the 2017 Audi A3, supplied by Canada's Magna International, received a perfect score in J.D. Power's latest Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study.

Best seat in the house? The Audi A3

The seats in the 2017 Audi A3, supplied by Magna International, received a perfect score in J.D. Power's latest Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study.

Revolutions and angry amphibians: What people think of the BMW Concept Z4

BMW aimed for the spotlight in Pebble Beach, Calif., last week with the Concept Z4. The show car previews the next-generation Z4 roadster, which will share a platform co-developed with Toyota Motor Corp.

2018 Subaru Crosstrek: Polished and more sure-footed

The Subaru Crosstrek, which has become increasingly popular in the brand's U.S. lineup, joined the Subaru Global Platform for 2018.

Subaru's next-gen Forester gets a bolder look

Subaru's next-generation Forester will get a more aggressive front end and sportier side profile.

Subaru's new Forester compact crossover spied

Fresh spy photos offer a better idea of what Subaru's popular compact crossover will look like on the brand's global platform.

Automakers, suppliers grapple with rapid pace of tech development

Automakers, suppliers and startups are scrambling to develop technologies such as those needed for self-driving vehicles at a speed never seen before in the auto industry, says one financial veteran.

Regulatory uncertainty puts lower emissions at risk, Bozzella says

John Bozzella, CEO of the Global Automakers organization, has a clear take on vehicle emissions. There simply needs to be less.

Challengers have come; steel goes on

With 30 years behind it, the Auto/Steel Partnership can reflect on a number of technology challenges.

Toyota's Carter still bullish on 'healthy' U.S. market

Contrary to what he has been reading in the press, Toyota's Bob Carter believes the U.S. auto market is doing just fine.

SUBARU: Streak rolls on

While other automakers are reporting sales declines, Subaru of America continues to march toward another record-setting year.

EVs aren’t the only answer, Mazda exec says

Mazda's Robert Davis believes that electric vehicles have evolved over the years. But he also believes they can be better.

More sophisticated interiors are a challenge for suppliers

Interior component suppliers face an increasing challenge in keeping up with advanced new features and styling trends.

Collaboration is needed for steel to evolve

As the Auto/Steel Partnership enters its 30th year, there have been ample opportunities for the organization to look back at the various competitors steel has faced over the years.

Automakers urged to collaborate with defense industry

Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley urged the auto industry to collaborate with defense contractors to speed up technology.

Freudenberg's goal: Slick seals that boost mpg, cut emissions

As the industry reaches for better fuel economy, engine and transmission sealing are under scrutiny for their potential to help reduce friction.

The race to supply tomorrow's cars

The decade ahead will experience technological upheaval like nothing before when it comes to the parts and features of new-generation vehicles.

2018 Subaru Crosstrek

Orange is back for the second-generation Crosstrek in the form of "Sunshine Orange," a brighter shade than what was previously offered.

Crosstrek redesigned to take on newcomers

When the Subaru Crosstrek debuted in 2012, the subcompact crossover segment was a fledgling one. Five years later, both the model and segment have changed.

Mazda lifts veil on CX-8 crossover for Japan

Mazda has given a better idea of what its Japan-only, three-row crossover is going to look like.

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