May 15, 2008


Relief Efforts for Earthquake Victims in Eastern Sichuan, China

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, offers sincere sympathy to those affected by the severe earthquake that struck Eastern Sichuan, China on May 12, 2008.

FHI announced today that Subaru of China Ltd. (SOC) provided 1 million yuan in relief funds through the China Charity Federation on May 14, 2008. The relief funds were raised by SOC and nation-wide Subaru dealers in China, a total of 75 companies, to contribute the recovery effort in the quake area in Sichuan Province.

Subaru of China Ltd., located in Beijing, is a wholly owned subsidiary of FHI.

About Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, is a leading manufacturer in Japan with a long history of technological innovations that dates back to its origin as an aircraft company. While the automotive business is a main business pillar, FHI’s Aerospace, Industrial Products and Eco Technologies divisions offer a diverse range of products from general-purpose engines, power generators, and sanitation trucks to small airplanes, crucial components for passenger aircrafts, and wind-powered electricity generating systems. Recognized internationally for its AWD (all-wheel drive) technology and Horizontally-Opposed engines in Subaru, FHI is also spearheading the development of environmentally friendly products and is committed to contributing to global environmental preservation.