VW Pickup Concept Revealed, Potentially Named "Pickup"

Wow, yeah, these are apparently press shots of the VW Pickup concept to be revealed at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hanover, Germany this week decked out in "Search and Rescue" gear. Well, sort of — they dropped some stickers on it and put some life preservers and a fire extinguisher in the back and called it a… » 9/22/08 4:00pm 9/22/08 4:00pm

2010 Volkswagen Robust Pickup Spied In United States

Despite rumors that VW won't sell its upcoming pickup, the "Robust" (that probably won't be its final name) in the US, the company does appear to be conducting hot weather testing here. It looks like the 2010 VW Pickup will be sold exclusively in markets that appreciate simple, well-engineered, utilitarian pickups… » 7/25/08 1:20pm 7/25/08 1:20pm

Europe Denied 2010 VW "Robust" Pickup, Heidi Klum Dismisses With Harsh…

Volkswagen has confirmed their 2010 Robust pickup was just too robust for the European market (and gas prices). Though the decision makes sense in light of current trends, we'd like to point out the VW pickup has been undergoing advanced testing and isn't completely dead, since VW will continue with planned production… » 7/07/08 2:00pm 7/07/08 2:00pm

Volkswagen Robust Pickup Truck Photos Show The Germans Are…

That's right folks, this is the first photo of the upcoming Volkswagen Robust — VW's pickup truck pants party gate crasher. Although the segment was once dominated by the 'mericans, it seems everyone's checking their coat at the door in exchange for a pair of steel-toes. But those boots'll be sitting in a double-cab… » 3/30/08 4:40pm 3/30/08 4:40pm

Volkswagen Pickup Being Prepped, Possibly Named Taro

The boys over at Pickuptruck.com have posted up some spy shots of the long rumored VW pickup truck. Caught during cold weather testing in the frigid and dark Scandinavian northland, we're looking at either a badge engineered Toyota Hilux or a completely homegrown VW truck disguised to look like a Hilux. Either way,… » 1/30/08 9:45am 1/30/08 9:45am