score is on the big open load area that can carry motorcycles, bicycles, small boats, surf boards and the like.
With payloads of more than one tonne pick-ups
are treated as light goods vehicles with a taxable flat rate of just pounds 500.
Among European car-makers, Volkswagen has said it may build a big pick-up
for the US market, probably from its South Carolina plant next year.
are bought by those who can take advantage of their business-orientated tax advantages, whilst also putting them to everyday on-road use, such as the school run or shopping.
Established in 1984, Great Wall Motors, is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of pick-ups
, sport utility vehicles and saloons in China.
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Meanwhile, following the recent disastrous Euro NCAP crash test results for Nissan's Navara pick-up
the company has announced the reintroduction of its "legendary workhorse pick-up
model" the NP300.
When combined with 13,000 registrations of the entry-level Nissan pick-up
the market share increases to a third.
ONE of the world's most popular pick-ups
has undergone a number of changes to the lineup, the most significant being the introduction of a "stretch cab" version.
Though the spearhead for its move into the Asia-Pacific region, Nissan also will sell re-badged versions of Renault's Master, Trafic, and Kangoo in Europe, as well as a Brazilian-built version of its own Frontier pick-up
trucks are changing - they're getting getting bigger, faster and more luxurious - but Americans' devotion to the four wheelers is becoming an auto industry constant.
VOLKSWAGEN has scooped top honours for its rugged Amarok model in the booming pick-up
market, which is showing some of the biggest sales increases of any sector in the last decade.