Volkswagen Intends To ‘Attack’ US Car Market With Pickup Trucks

Volkswagen presented the Tanoak concept pickup truck earlier this year. It is based on the VW Atlas. Today the company considers a series pickup model for the US car market. Recently asked by journalists, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said the appropriate decision making was around the corner. If a pickup from the German automaker ever […]

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November 13, 2018

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General Motors Won’t Build Electric And Autonomous Pickups

General Motors, unlike other carmakers, is not going to shift to electric or all the more autonomous pickups. Sad to hear it, especially while the world EV car market steadily grows, and large car manufacturers approve their electrification strategies for coming years. As for GM, they will stay with petrol-powered cars and trucks for decades. […]

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November 13, 2018

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Volkswagen Creates A Budget Pickup For Brazilian Market

Volkswagen has been developing a budget compact pickup for Brazil: a sketch is available. Will it ever get to other markets? The public will be able to see a concept vehicle soon, In November 6, at the São Paulo International Motor Show. The company has already decided on the production of the new model. Like […]

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New-styled Mitsubishi L200 Glimpsed On Video Teaser Shortly Before Premiere

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The popular Mitsubishi L200 pickup truck has got a new design and will debut very soon. The premiere of the new Mitsubishi L200 will take place on November 9, 2018. We’ll see a vehicle in the new corporate style of the Japanese brand. According to the information currently available, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross compact SUV […]

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October 29, 2018

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Americans Made Battery For EVs With Fastest Charging In The World

The US startup Atlis Motor Vehicles has achieved its first impressive results. It managed to develop and test a lithium-ion battery prototype able to fully charge (100%) in just 12 minutes and 35 seconds. The startup was found in 2016 to develop an all-electric pickup codenamed XT. True, this battery prototype is a small-capacity one […]

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BMW Will Not Build A Rival To Mercedes-Benz X-Class

BMW is not going to build a pickup truck to rival to the Mercedes-Benz X-Class. According to Klaus Frolich, board member for BMW Development, the premium pickup segment is not large and profitable enough to pay attention to it now. He is negative towards appearance of a pickup in the Bavarian brand lineup and expressed […]

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Nissan Turned Navara Pickup Into Mobile Observatory

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Nissan turned the Navara pickup into a mobile observatory. The company created the Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept which is a refined version to be used by astronomers. The car is being showcased at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hannover, which has opened today and lasts till September 27. Nissan has already created futuristic […]

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US Large Pickup Segment 2018 Q2: Chevrolet Silverado Catching Up Ford F-Series

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The segment of full-size pickup trucks is the largest in the US car market. Ford is a host here for a long time with its F-series, but the results of recent months have demonstrated an interesting trend: the Chevrolet Silverado is gradually catching up the leader. In the first half of 2018 sales in the […]

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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Got A Special Off-road Cruise Control

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Ford added a new function to its latest Ford F-150 Raptor – a kind of cruise control for driving in off-road conditions called Trail Control. Its cost will be announced later. The 2019 Raptor enters the market in 2018. The new system controls brakes and a throttle at speeds up to 32 km/h and can be […]

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The Jeep Scrambler Pickup Has Been Seen By Spies During Road Tests

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The Jeep Scrambler Pickup prototypes, presumably a Rubicon and a Sport model, have been spied during road test over Michigan. They are likely the final versions to launch soon, though still hidden under a heavy disguise. The current JK-series components are seen on the shots, as well as the wheels sized like in the present […]

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Refreshed Mitsubishi L200 Pickup Truck Will Be Introduced Early Next Year

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A refreshed Mitsubishi L200 pickup truck will be introduced early next year. Prototypes wrapped in camouflage are being tested and caught the eye of car paparazzi. They noticed significant updates in the front end. The pickup will get new headlamps and running lights, as well as another narrower radiator grille. The lower air intake moved […]

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September 4, 2018

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A Production Hyundai Santa Cruz Pick Up Truck Will Arrive In 2020

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A production Hyundai Santa Cruz pick up truck will arrive in 2020. The last details for a trade version launch are being considered. The model will be a rival for the Honda Ridgeline. First Hyundai presented a concept car (pictured) at the 2015 Detroit Motor Show, then it was demonstrated at several exhibitions and even […]

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