September 2017 registration figures released by the SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders) shows that sales of pickup trucks in the UK has slowed down over recent months. The market is up just 0.4% on the same month last year, compared with a 30% increase at the start of the year. While the economy […]

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Fiat is cranking up the volume with a new flagship trim level for its Fullback pickup. The Fiat Fullback Cross combines the practicality and efficiency of the standard Fullback with greater kerb appeal thanks to its unique styling details. Stand out from the crowd Focusing firmly of the lifestyle sector, the Cross has been developed […]

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Isuzu is now offering a Euro-6 compliant version of its head-turning D-Max AT35, which has been developed in conjunction with off-road specialist Arctic Trucks. The manufacturer says it’s the most extreme pickup ever to go on general sale in the UK, and is priced from £37,200 excluding VAT. Based on the 2017 model year D-Max, […]

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If you’re thinking of buying a new pickup soon, that decision is set to get a whole lot harder. Between 2016 and 2018, there is expected to be no fewer than nine new pickup launches or upgrades; with three manufacturers (Fiat Professional, Mercedes-Benz and Renault) entering the market for the first time. Mitsubishi was first […]

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The upcoming Jeep Scrambler pickup could soon be on sale in the UK, according to Jeep UK boss Damien Dally. The Jeep Scrambler is a pickup truck variant of the next-generation Wrangler, which is due to go on sale in America in 2018. Jeep Scrambler – sounds familiar? Does the name ring any bells? Jeep […]

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Ireland’s Harris Group has announced that it will be importing the LDV T60 pickup truck into the UK from 2018. The announcement of the Chinese-built LDV T60 comes less than a year after the brand’s UK relaunch, and shows its commitment to the UK LCV industry. Cab and interior Forget Chinese vehicles of the past, […]

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The pickup sector is hotting up fast with sales surpassing 47,000 units in 2016, and the market already 30% up in the first two months of 2017. However, it’s not been good news for everyone involved as there were quite a few movers in 2016 in the sales chart, with model updates and new competitors. […]

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Last year, the PSA Group (the parent company of Peugeot and Citroen) announced its intentions to launch a global pickup truck, 20 years after the demise of the 504 pickup. The Peugeot Pickup is based on the ‘Dongfeng Rich’, which itself is based on the old ‘D22’ Nissan Navara. Global pickup market The one-tonne pickup […]

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With over 1 TRILLION South Korean Wons (we could have used GBP or USD, but it sounds so much better in KRW) worth of investment heading its way over the next four years, the future looks bright for SsangYong. The 2018 SsangYong Musso will be benefiting from a huge chunk of this, which gives us […]

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The Ram 1500 pickup truck looks set to be heading to European shores by 2019, in time for the next model update (fifth generation). In an exclusive interview with Domenico Gostoli, Fiat Professional’s head of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) he expressed how there is a huge demand for American pickups in Europe (we […]

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