2021 Peugeot Landtrek pickup crew cab at the beach rear 3/4
Trucks & SUVs

2021 Peugeot Landtrek: Is This Ram’s Ranger/Colorado Beater?

The new 2021 Peugeot Landtrek was just unveiled this week. Peugeot has a history of building pickups and SUVs and is well-versed in developing both. So we wonder: given that the newly-formed Stellantis has both Ram and Peugeot under the same roof, could this be Ram’s Ford Ranger/Chevy Colorado beater?  To become the midsize Ram …

Black 2021 Mazda BT-50 pickup truck rising over a ridge
Trucks & SUVs

The 8 Pickups You Want But You Can’t Have

There are some great pickup trucks out there that we can’t have in the US. A lot of the reason has to do with the “Chicken Tax” that adds 25% to the price of any pickup imported into the US. For that reason and mostly that alone if the pickup isn’t made here it can’t …

2021 Peugeot Landtrek on mountain
Trucks & SUVs

Is This The 2022 Ram Dakota?

In the early part of 2021, Fiat Chrysler will merge with France’s PSA Group. It’s a huge change and it will create the fourth-largest car manufacturer in the world. Make no mistake, the French side of the new company, which will be called Stellantis, will call the shots. Which makes the introduction of Peugeot’s brand …

Red 2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock on the concrete highway
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The Dodge Barracuda Muscle Car’s Return Rumors Resurface

As far back as May of 2014, Sergio Marchionne released one of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ five-year plans. In it, there was a sports coupe that was slotted to come in smaller than the Challenger. Rumors started flying that the new Dodge offering would inherit the old Plymouth Barracuda nameplate from muscle cars of years gone …

The 2019 Peugeot P2X Concept 300cc motorcycle at EICMA
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Peugeot Motorcycles Is Moving Beyond Scooters and Mopeds

Liter bikes like the Suzuki Hayabusa may thrill, but it’s the small-capacity motorcycles where a lot of the sales are. Honda offers a slew of them, from the Grom to the CB300R. And KTM is expanding its Duke lineup in the US with its new 200cc model. Now, though, there’s another name joining in: Peugeot …

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Report: Peugeot Is Returning To US By 2023

Peugeot was in the US for years with marginal sales when it pulled the plug in 1991. Now the French automaker has announced it is returning to the US by 2023. There are numerous question marks and pushed-off plans that are yet to be addressed. The COVID-19 crisis has definitely been one of the reasons …

A tan-framed Peugeot eT01 Crossover FS e-bike
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Will the US Get Peugeot’s E-Bikes Before Its Cars?

More and more vehicle manufacturers are getting into electric bicycles. Jeep’s partnered with one e-bike company. And for motorcycle brands Ducati and Triumph, it’s less than they’re offering bicycles so much as getting back into them. But there’s another brand, trying to return to the US, that’s also expanding its e-bike lineup: Peugeot. Peugeot’s newest …

Christian Meunier, chairman of Nissan Canada, speaks about the 2018 Nissan Rogue
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Nissan Quits Europe To Focus On US, Japan, China

Back in December Nissan pulled its Infinity brand out of Europe. Now the European retrenchment is continuing as it quits Europe to focus on the US, Japan, and China markets. Called “operation performance plan” Nissan plans on reversing former CEO Carlos Ghosn’s expansion. The plan is due to be revealed at the end of May. …

Peugeot logo during the Geneva International Motor Show
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Peugeot Speeds Up Plans To Enter US Market

Back in 2016, Peugeot announced its intention to explore the return of the brand to the United States. The brand had previously shuttered US operations in 1991. However, the American market is just too large to ignore for too long. So, in February 2019, Peugeot announced they would return by 2026. Since then, its parent company merged with FCA, …

A red FIAT 500 Abarth zips around a curve.
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Whatever Happened to Fiat?

Fiat is a name that has popped up in the United States auto industry more than once. They sold vehicles here until 1983 when they shut down. But, you could be forgiven for thinking that the story ended there. The truth is that Fiat came back to the United States. However, analysts are starting to wonder for …

Peugeot logo during the Geneva International Motor Show
Trucks & SUVs

The Peugeot Landtrek Is Teasing Truck Lovers in the United States

As the Tesla Cybertruck showed, Americans just love trucks, and that includes electric trucks. This truck-loving trend is spreading around the world too, and automakers like Honda and Hyundai have all started making their own trucks. Now, the French automaker Peugeot is getting in on the action, and the result is the new Peugeot Landtrek.  …

Trucks & SUVs

2021 Peugeot Landtrek Pickup: Is This The Midsize Ram?

As the Fiat Chrysler merger with the PSA Group slogs along Peugeot just announced its Landtrek pickup truck. It’s an all-new one-ton truck that comes in a single or double cab style and also as a chassis cab. Does the question become if post-merger the US gets the Landtrek? Will it be rebadged as a …

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Which Brands Will Die In Chrysler-PSA Merger?

The merger between Fiat-Chrysler and PSA Group is finalized with both parties signing the paperwork. It will take a while to absorb the impact of 14 brands across the world now housed within one company. With this much coming together you know some will be killed off from overlap or lack of significant sales. We …

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Autos

Pluses and Minuses Of The Fiat-Chrysler/PSA Merger

It looks like the merger of Fiat-Chrysler and Peugeot’s French parent company PSA Group is going to happen. Both company boards approved a preliminary merger plan. So this has evolved beyond speculation. This would create a vehicle manufacturer ranking as one of the largest in the world.  Here’s What We Know: The merged companies would …