Great Wall has made a huge strive in its effort to be a major player in the global pickup market by purchasing General Motor’s (GM’s) Rayong factory in Thailand, where the Chevrolet Colorado and Holden Colorado are produced. The Chinese manufacturer unveiled its latest-generation pickup, the P-Series, at Auto Shanghai 2019. The new factory in […]

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A top dog at Hyundai has confirmed the Santa Cruz – the pickup truck concept revealed a while back at the Detroit Motor Show – is nearing the production stage. The Hyundai Santa Cruz uses a monocoque design (as opposed to body-on-frame) and will be Hyundai’s first pickup truck. Luc Doncerwolke, the company’s Chief Design […]

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Over the past 12 months, we’ve received dozens of press releases regarding the development of electric pickup trucks from manufacturers around the globe. Unlike cars and vans, there hasn’t been a mainstream electric pickup launched yet but this hasn’t deterred OEMs and start-ups for stating their intentions to join the market. Pickup truck owners are […]

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This may be one of the last opportunities to purchase a Mercedes-Benz X-Class X350D V6; poor sales and new emission restrictions mean that Merc – like Volkswagen – is pulling the plug on its short-lived pickup. In that regard, it may be the perfect acquisition, given our country’s huge appetite for beefy engines. Also Read: […]

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The SsangYong Musso long wheelbase LWB will be arriving in UK dealerships in around April 2020, Professional Pickup can EXCLUSIVELY REVEAL. The new model variant is 310mm longer than the current version and has longest load bed of any double-cab pickup. Also read: Longest Double-Cab Pickup Load Beds Since going on sale in 2018, the […]

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Introducing the Isuzu D-Max XTR – the striking new ‘Adventure’ model that has all the ingredients to adventure off the road and turn heads on the road. We put it to the test on some unforgiving terrain including a slate quarry and forest trails – read on to see how we got on… Background Right […]

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The second-generation Isuzu D-Max is due in September 2020 and takes Isuzu to the next level in terms of comfort and refinement. Adding a whole host of new technology and a drastically-improved ride to its traditional strengths of build quality and reliability, the new D-Max offers a wide range of benefits to pickup truck buyers. […]

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The Great Wall P-Series is all set for its global launch in the summer of 2020, 12 months after its unveil at Auto Shanghai in April. Great Wall Motors, which is best known for the Steed in Europe, will offer diesel, petrol and electric versions of the P-Series – and the UK importer has expressed […]

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The Land Rover Defender Commercial is due to be launched in 2020, four years after the demise of the previous generation. Offering customers a 3.5t towing capacity, permanent all-wheel drive and a range of powerplant options, the Defender Commercial is set to be a big hit with the agricultural and utility sectors – if they […]

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The Australian division of Ford – which produced the Ranger T6 including the Raptor – is currently developing a new Focus-based pickup which we expect to see in around 2022. It’s expected that Ford will call the pickup ‘Courier’ in the US, but its likely it will use that name in Europe due to confusion […]

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