The Scout was assembled at the International Harvester facility on New Haven Avenue in Fort Wayne. It is widely credited as having been the first production off-road SUV.
Scouts were assembled in Fort Wayne from 1961 to 1980.
Subaru intends to market a new SUV under the Scout brand name for the North American market. The new vehicle is expected to be produced by Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. at its Lafayette, Indiana plant
Subaru makes a line of highly regarded and rated SUVs and sedans. The new Scout by Subaru is expectedt to get design cues from the boxy design of the legacy International Scout so as to be differentiated from the rest of the Subaru line.
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UPDATE: Monday, April 2, 2012 at noon - Some of our readers noted that this was published on April 1st. While the story above is not true, there is a Scout branded production vehicle sold commercially, albeit not in the US. The Octavia Scout is assembled by Czech automaker Skoda.