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VW Tarok Concept pickup packs mighty morphing bed

VW Tarok Concept pickup packs mighty morphing bed

Volkswagen is teasing its next pickup, with the VW Tarok Concept promising a highly flexible extended cab truck with an unusual way to expand the bed. Shown off at the São Paulo International Motor Show today, the new truck may have "concept" in the name, but VW is saying that a production version will follow on in sort order.

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Ford Ranger production gives historic US plant a new life

Ford Ranger production gives historic US plant a new life

Ford has kicked off 2019 Ranger pickup production, and it's a big deal not only for the return of a classic nameplate to the US, but for the plant tasked with manufacturing it. The all-new truck will be produced at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant just outside of Detroit, a facility which has more than one connection with iconic vehicles.

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There’s terrible Ford Ranger Raptor news

There’s terrible Ford Ranger Raptor news

Ford's Ranger Raptor, the pumped-up version of the automaker's new midsize truck, won't be headed to the US, with Ford preferring to push the full-sized F-150 Raptor instead. The Ranger Raptor was revealed back in August, a leaping, growling, bouncing version of the new pickup.

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2019 Ford Ranger towing capacity, payload and torque hit segment highs

2019 Ford Ranger towing capacity, payload and torque hit segment highs

The 2019 Ford Ranger won't show up in US dealerships until early next year, but Ford is hoping to whet pickup fans' appetites with the truck's payload, torque, and towing capability. The new figures come as the 2019 Ranger prepares to go into production, which will kick off later in the year at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan.

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2018 Toyota Tacoma vs 2018 Honda Ridgeline: Pickup wars

2018 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2018 Toyota Tacoma vs 2018 Honda Ridgeline: Pickup wars

Looking for something more rugged and more capable than a normal sedan? If you were primarily looking at a midsize pickup truck for your next car, you can’t go wrong with the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado and 2018 Toyota Tacoma. Both pickup trucks have deep-seated roots of ruggedness and all-terrain capabilities in their DNA. However, if you want a lifestyle-oriented pickup truck that is many times more capable than an average sedan or station wagon, the 2018 Honda Ridgeline is a sterling choice.

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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Trail Control promises smarter off-roading

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Trail Control promises smarter off-roading

Ford's beastly F-150 Raptor truck is never going to be a candidate for autonomous driving, but a new Trail Control feature should make going even further off-road more straightforward for the updated pickup. Set to be offered on the 2019 F-150 Raptor, the new feature is a little like cruise control, only intended for the wilderness.

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2019 Colorado ZR2 Bison aims to do for Chevy what Raptor did for Ford

2019 Colorado ZR2 Bison aims to do for Chevy what Raptor did for Ford

If you need a truck that's ready for when the apocalypse strikes - or at least looks like you're prepared for the eventuality - then the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison might just fit the bill. Latest iteration of the Colorado pickup, the new ZR2 Bison cranks up both the ruggedness and the performance, with Chevy turning to American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) for the specialist touch.

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The Ford Ranger Raptor just made its beastly Euro-spec debut

The Ford Ranger Raptor just made its beastly Euro-spec debut

Ford has revealed the new Ranger Raptor, the performance version of its hotly-anticipated midsize truck, though US drivers won't get to enjoy it. The potent off-roader made its debut at Gamescom 2018 in Cologne, Germany today, and will head to dealerships next year.

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Ford’s 2019 Ranger configurator builds out one pricey pickup

Ford’s 2019 Ranger configurator builds out one pricey pickup

Ford's 2019 Ranger is up on the public configurator, and while there's no Ranger Raptor quite yet to sate our performance truck urges, you can still spec out an impressive midsize pickup. Announced back at the Detroit Auto Show in January, the new Ranger promises F-150-style capabilities but in a more urban-friendly package.

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Tesla pickup truck detailed as Elon Musk gets chatty

Tesla pickup truck detailed as Elon Musk gets chatty

Elon Musk may be busy getting the Model 3 production line up to speed, but that isn't stopping him spilling new details on the upcoming Tesla pickup truck too. The outspoken CEO has taken to Twitter once again, both to crowdsource ideas for what would-be electric pickup drivers might like to see, and to drop a few tidbits of his own.

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The Ram Rebel TRX will take on Ford’s Raptor for real

The Ram Rebel TRX will take on Ford’s Raptor for real

Ram has a problem. The truck-maker wants to oust Ford's F-150 pickup from the best-seller chart top-spot, but to do that it needs something to take on the fearsome Raptor. What better, then, to challenge one fossil-fuel burning dinosaur than another: the Ram Rebel TRX Concept is going into production.

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This Honda Civic Type R Pickup concept is making us drool

This Honda Civic Type R Pickup concept is making us drool

What's hotter than a Honda Civic Type R? A pickup version, that's what. Witness the majesty and madness of the Civic Type R Pickup Truck concept, an oddball one-off created especially to show off the talents of Honda UK's engineers.

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