Buying a new pickup truck is set to become a much harder choice from 2019, with a whole host of new vehicles joining the UK market in 2019 and 2020. In this article, we look at the new pickups that are set to hit UK showrooms in the coming years.  SsangYong kicks us off with […]

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The updated Nissan Navara 2019 will be arriving into UK dealerships in time for September 2019 registrations, a senior European company official has disclosed to Professional Pickup & 4×4 Magazine. The alterations consist of a new front end, interior upgrade and a host of new technologies. Background The current-generation Navara, codenamed the D23, is the […]

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The IAA Show at Hanover in Germany is one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle shows, with over 250,000 people expecting to visit over the two-week event. Among the 2,000 exhibition stands, there was quite a lot of exciting metal and here is our take on the Top 10 Vehicles at the 2018 IAA Show. […]

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Determining which is the best pickup truck for you, your business and your family largely depends on what attributes you value most; engine power, towing capabilities, payload, specification and more. This article examines all the different attributes to help you decided which is the Best Pickup Truck 2019 UK. Best Pickup Truck Specification 2019 – […]

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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. 10 – Ford F550 6×6 Texas-based […]

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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 pickup trucks in order. To make […]

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In Asia, Australia, Africa and South America, pickup-derived-SUVs are big business with almost every manufacturer offering a model. In Europe, however, sales of large SUVs are much smaller and therefore only a handful have ever been available to UK customers. Ford Everest   Built in Thailand and developed by Ford Australia, it’s not hard to […]

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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 newcomers to the market.  Here is […]

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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: 12 – Toyota Hilux and Volkswagen […]

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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. This list gives the Top 5 […]

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