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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The 2018 SsangYong Musso Sports will be based on a new frame, offered in two wheelbases, have a 3.5t towing capacity and, as a sign of management’s confidence in the product, SsangYong has even hinted at a possible US launch. The SSangYong Musso Sports is revitalising its pickup offering thanks to a huge cash injection from […]

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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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Following the news that Nissan has acquired a 34 percent stake in the Mitsubishi Motor Corporation, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has stated that a joint platform for the two companies’ pickups, the Nissan NP300 Navara and Mitsubishi L200, is a distinct possibility. Mitsubishi has been struggling financially since the fuel economy scandal was exposed earlier […]

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General Motors is currently reviewing its global pickup strategy, after formally announcing it will be ending its manufacturing collaboration with Isuzu. The American-based manufacturer wants to offer a more premium pickup, as opposed to the more utilitarian Isuzu D-Max. The agreement between Isuzu and General Motors for developing pickups began in 1976, when General Motors […]

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Mazda looks set to bring the Mazda BT-50 pickup truck back to the UK, following an announcement that the next-generation model will be based on the Isuzu-Max. The new model is expected to be launched in 2019, seven years after the previous generation was taken off-sale in the UK. The Mazda BT-50 was launched back […]

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