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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    For the last two New York Auto Shows, Volkswagen has shown off pickup concepts that have been remarkably well-received. Despite that reception, Volkswagen won’t move forward with the Tanoak, according to Hein Schafer, Senior VP, Product Marketing & Strategy for VW USA. “I think, just in terms...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has been flagrantly displaying new pickups at trade shows for a couple of years now, and with good reason. Domestic trucks have grown very large. In 1993, you could still purchase the Ford F-Series in a format where its maximum length did not exceed 197 inches. Today, the F-150 gets...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen Tarok is making its North American debut at the New York Auto Show this week. And that’s a little unusual because the Brazilian pickup wasn’t really designed with us in mind. Volkswagen says it wants to “gauge market reaction” to the compact pickup. At 193.5 inches long, the...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    European and other overseas buyers will one day be able to purchase a Volkswagen version of the Ford Ranger, all thanks to the automakers’ recently forged alliance, but what about North American customers? The dream of a German pickup in the U.S. is still alive, VW confirms. However, what that...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Building on the success of the Tanoak concept, VW has released a new pickup-that-builds-on-an-SUV concept, the Tarok. The concept was revealed at the Sao Paolo auto show earlier today. Smaller than the Tanoak, which is Atlas-based, the Tarok will likely share more in common with one of VW’s...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen showed up at Monterey Car Week this year with the Tanoak and the Atlas Cross Sport in toe to show rich people and journalists alike what it was up to. It didn’t really feel like VW was playing to type, honestly, especially since they were floating information about how cheap those...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    When it showed up at the New York Auto Show, people went nuts for the Tanoak. Our own Facebook posts about the pickup were so popular that we got as many likes that week as we get in some months. And it’s no wonder. It’s a design showcase from a powerful carmaker dipping its toes in unfamiliar...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen’s Atlas Tanoak concept was one of the few interesting products to emerge from last week’s New York auto show, but the Atlas-based pickup remains a one-off for now. The automaker plans to judge consumer interest before making a decision to scrap the idea or sign off on a production...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    The New York Auto Show a surprising embarrassment of riches this year and among the most talked about vehicles was Volkswagen's pickup concept, the Tanoak. Based on the Atlas, the concept was meant to "show just what's possible" from the MQB chassis. That might cause some VW fans' brows to...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen talks a big game about how versatile its MQB platform is and now they’re trying to prove it by showing off a pickup truck. The Atlas Tanoak concept shows what an MQB-based Atlas family pickup truck might look like.  With more and more sales attributable to VW’s SUVs (more than 50% in...
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