New facelifted 2018 Ford Ranger pick-up revealed

Wraps come off updated Ford Ranger pick-up ahead of Detroit Motor Show debut. Ford has revealed an updated version of its Ranger pick-up ahead of a global debut at the Detroit Motor Show. It will share a stage at the NAIAS alongside the all-new Ford Edge ST. The revised Mitsubishi L200 rival will first go on sale in North America, with the refreshed model coming to the UK later in the year. Visually, there are only minor design tweaks to mark this out as the updated model; Ford has reshaped…

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Tesla pick-up truck to follow the Model Y in 2019

All-electric Tesla pick-up confirmed again by CEO Elon Musk on Twitter. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has once again confirmed the firm’s plan to build its first all-electric pick-up truck. Tesla’s primary focus remains on the Model S, Model X and Model 3 EVs but the Model Y crossover will come next, closely followed by the as-yet unnamed truck. Speaking to Tesla owners on Twitter, Musk said: “I promise that we will make a pickup truck right after Model Y”. In the same Tweet he revealed he has “had the core…

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Tesla pick-up ready for 2019 launch

All-electric Tesla pick-up confirmed again by CEO Elon Musk, and it’s due in the next 18 months.   Last year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed the firm’s first all-electric pick-up truck. Since then, however, things have gone a little quiet – with the focus switching back to the Model S, Model X and Model 3 EVs. However, Musk has now brought the pick-up back to our attention with a tweet confirming the commercial vehicle will be ready in 2019. His comment, posted on Twitter on April 13 said: “Pickup truck…

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This is the Mercedes-Benz X-Class: a posh pick-up concept

Mercedes has spent the last few years valiantly plugging every car niche possible. But there’s one rather gaping hole in its portfolio: a one-tonne pick-up. It’s a highly-lucrative market, especially in places like Latin America, South Africa and Australia. And Merc is throwing a rather large stack of chips (nine figures, apparently) its way. So meet the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class, a pick-up with a penchant for posh. To show how serious it is at wading into this crowded and competitive market, Mercedes has produced not one, but two X-Class concepts:…

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