Celebrating its 50th year in the United States in 2018, Subaru means “unite” in Japanese and was the name bestowed on the brand by parent company Fuji Heavy Industries. It is also the Japanese name for the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Despite being known as the “Seven Sisters,” a name derived from traditional Greek mythology, there are six stars in the sky visible by the naked eye. Same with the logo.
This is a Subaru logo on the grill of a Subaru WRX STI on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018.