• Volkswagen Amarok Dimensions
    The Volkswagen Amarok is the only pickup able to take a Euro pallet between the wheel arches, but what are the trucks other dimensions?
  • Pickup Towing Limits Explained
    Pickup towing limits of 3.5-tonnes are rapidly becoming the industry standard but how do they achieve this capacity and will you be legal towing the full amount with a few pals on board? Not always…
  • Volkswagen Amarok DPF Problems
    There have been various Volkswagen Amarok DPF problems reported to us by readers over the past couple of years, and we encountered this for ourselves during a long-term test of our own VW Amarok.
  • Pickup Truck of the Year: The Best of 2019
    Which is the best pickup truck of 2019? It’s not that easy to tell, as determining which is the best pickup truck for you, your business and your family largely depends on what attributes you value most.
  • Top 10 6×6 Commercial Conversions
    For a select few extreme operators, the 4×4 configuration just isn’t enough. Around the world, there are a handful of companies that specialise in giving 4x4s an extra axle and the results are pretty impressive. Take a look at our list of the Top 10 Best 6×6 Commercial Conversions. 10Continue Reading
  • Most Economical Pickup Truck UK
    Pickup trucks have become increasingly fuel efficient over recent years, thanks to smaller engines and advancements in technology. With pickup trucks, on average, covering larger distances than passenger cars, many buyers are asking which pickup trucks are the most fuel efficient. In this article, we list the most economical pickupContinue Reading
  • Most powerful pickup truck
    The power of pickup trucks in Europe may not compare to that of their counterparts in the US, but there has been a shift over recent years for gutsier engines. For many years the Ford Ranger was the most powerful pickup, but it has since been overtaken by two newcomersContinue Reading
  • Top 12 Pickup Truck Collaborations
    Unlike the car industry where the volumes are a lot higher, pickup truck manufacturers often have to collaborate with other manufacturers to fund the huge R&D costs associated with developing a new vehicle. In this article, we look back at some of the more interesting fruits of these collaborations: 12Continue Reading
  • Best Pickups for Payload
    Payload is a huge issue for pickup truck operators; with the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards’ Agency) increasingly cracking down on overloading. While all of the major players meet the 1,045kg threshold required for VAT reclamation, the difference between the highest and lowest pickup truck payloads spans almost 200kg. ThisContinue Reading
  • Top 5 Longest Double-Cab Pickup Truck Load Beds
    There are a growing number of pickup trucks to choose from on the market, but practicality is often limited due to the smaller load bed. In this article, we compare each of the double cab models currently on the market to determine which pickup truck has the longest load length.Continue Reading
  • The best pickups not available the UK
    Pickup trucks are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, with more and more models to choose from each year. However, there are still a great deal of weird and wonderful pickups that aren’t, and are never likely to, go on general sale here. Here is our take on the TopContinue Reading
  • Pickup Reliability Survey 2017
    Reliability is a number one concern for pickup operators, as the downtime and costs associated can have disastrous impacts on their working and personal lives. We surveyed over 400 pickup operators to determine which is the most reliable pickup on UK roads. Combined, the respondents’ vehicles had covered over 24,000,000Continue Reading
  • Best pickup for towing
    Towing is big business when it comes to pickup trucks with an estimated 78% of vehicles at three years being fitted with a tow bar. With the long-running workhorse, the Land Rover Defender, now in retirement, many heavy-duty operators want to know which is the best pickup for towing. SinceContinue Reading
  • Rules and exemptions for tachographs when towing
    Many pickup truck operators in the UK may require a tachograph if they are towing for commercial purposes, although there are certain exemptions. There is a lot of confusion within the construction and farming industries regarding tachographs, but this article attempts to dispel the myths and shine light on theContinue Reading
  • Which is the best pickup truck for my family?
    Pickups are fast becoming a family vehicle to transport the kids to lifestyle events football and horse-riding lessons, whilst keeping the workhorse ethic. Deciding which is the best pickup for family is a difficult choice nowadays, with nine pickup trucks on the market. There are also very many aspects toContinue Reading
  • Pickup Truck Speed Limits
    Pickup truck speed limits vary from vehicle to vehicle in the UK, to the surprise of many operators.