Subaru also intends to introduce a new modular platform by 2016. Known as the Subaru Global Platform, it will underpin every model in the lineup and is slated to first appear in the upcoming Impreza. In addition to the next-generation Impreza, Subaru is also planning to introduce a new seven-seat SUV, pegged as a replacement for the now discontinued Tribeca, sometime between 2016 and 2020.
In 2016, Subaru is planning to roll out a new series of direct-injection Boxer engines in a bid to meet increasingly strict emissions standards. Currently, Subaru offers a direct-injection Boxer engine in the BRZ, Forester XT and WRX.
Last but not least, Subaru is planning to introduce a plug-in hybrid for the North American market to meet zero-emissions regulations in the U.S. set to take effect by 2018, as well as another new version of its EyeSight suite of collision avoidance technology" (credit, driving.ca)