JULY 10

CLA Shooting Brake

Autoevolution reports, according to a Mercedes Benz insider who wishes to remain anonymous, the CLA Shooting Brake will become a reality.  As a matter of fact, it will make its live debut this October at the Paris Motor Show.

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JULY 9

The Nissan Cube is Part of the History Books

Autoblog has received confirmation from Nissan of Canada that the Cube will not survive beyond 2014. This is not really a surprise since sales are down 23.8 percent from last year.

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Chevy Pays $559 Million to be Manchester United’s Jersey Sponsor

Chevrolet has announced that they have replaced AON as the jersey sponsor of Man U. The deal pays $70 million the first year and then increases by 2 percent annually.

 

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JULY 8

Could The Next SRX Be Built In China?

Just like in the USA, crossovers are gaining in popularity in China as well. As a matter of fact, sales of CUV’s are up 23 percent in China this year. In order to get around the high tariffs and taxes that are placed on imported vehicles to China, The Wall Street Journal has reported that GM may build the next gen SRX in the Land of the Dragon.

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JULY 7

Will the Veloster be One and Done?

Although the Hyundai Veloster is getting its midcycle refresh for 2015 there is debate as to whether or not it will continue on after its planned lifecycle of 2016.  As reported by GoAuto, the vehicle only sold 60,000 units worldwide last year and in an interview with a Hyundai executive, no commitment was made regarding the Veloster’s fate beyond 2016.

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John Cooper Works MINI Headed to Detroit with 231 Horsepower

Autoweek has confirmed that MINI will debut the new JCW MINI at the Detroit Auto Show. The big news of this reveal will be the all-new 2.0L turbo-charged engine that will produce 231 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.

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