July 15, 2003 
Fuji Heavy Industries Adopts Subaru's Six-Star Emblem as New Corporate Symbol
-- New logo aims to increase Subaru brand awareness and reshape corporate values --

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), a global manufacturer of transportation and aerospace-related products and the maker of Subaru automobiles, today announced its decision to adopt the 6-star ("mutsuraboshi") Subaru automobile emblem design as its new corporate symbol. Effective July 15, 2003, which is the 50th anniversary of the company's founding, FHI introduced its new corporate symbol as well as a new logo design that employs the current SUBARU logo typeface. The company has begun using both the new symbol and logo to further fortify its brand image and awareness on a global basis.

Through the use of the 6-star corporate symbol and logo, FHI plans to project a more cohesive, solidified brand image among various industrial divisions in the FHI group, and to further raise brand awareness globally. In addition, FHI aims to improve its corporate values by capitalizing on the synergy between its automotive and non-automotive businesses. By widespread sharing of a unified corporate logo, synergy will be further enhanced among its automotive, aerospace, industrial products, and eco technologies divisions, which share such Subaru traits as high quality, trustworthiness, social responsibility, and environmental friendliness.

The red-circled corporate mark The red-circled corporate mark that had been used in Japan will be retired and replaced by the new symbol. The new logo below will now be used in all corporate communications.

New corporate logo design
New corporate logo design


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