Tag: South America

China-Built Ford Territory Goes Global As It Lands In South America

As Ford promised one year ago, the Territory compact SUV has gone on sale in South America’s biggest markets following its world debut in China two years ago. Essentially a rebadged and improved Jiangling Yusheng 330, the Territory can now be ordered by customers in Brazil and Argentina. In the two markets, the Territory comes […]

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Fiat Brazil ‘Resurrects’ Elvis Presley To Promote New Strada Pickup

The all-new Fiat Strada subcompact unibody pickup promises to be a big hit in Brazil, with the automaker already racking up 6,000 sales in the first 10 days the vehicle has been on sale. Eager to convince even more customers, the automaker has launched an advertising campaign headlined by a video commercial featuring the long […]

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Peugeot Landtrek Is A Versatile Pickup Truck Not Available In Western Markets

Peugeot has been plotting a pickup truck for emerging markets for a few years now, and they have just unveiled it. It’s called the Landtrek, it is highly versatile and will launch in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa at first, before arriving in other markets. Mind you, Europe is not expected to be among them. […]

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Opel Expanding To Colombia And Ecuador From Summer 2020

PSA is not only undoing Opel’s retreat from some markets dating from the GM era, but is also expanding the German brand into new markets. The automaker has announced the introduction of the Opel brand into Colombia and Ecuador from the summer of 2020. Initially, Opel will debut in these South American markets with four […]

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2021 Fiat Strada Sends Toro Vibes In First Official Teaser

Last month, we saw a prototype of the Fiat Strada subcompact unibody pickup camouflaged in such a way it reminded of Tesla’s Cybertruck. We’re glad to say the finished product won’t look at all like the squashed pyramid-shaped electric truck but rather like a smaller version of the Fiat Toro compact pickup. In this first […]

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Ford Brazil’s 2020 Troller TX4 Debuts With Six-Speed Auto, Locking Rear Diff

Ford Brazil’s Troller brand has launched a new version of its T4 body-on-frame off-roader called TX4. The main change over the existing model is the fact that the TX4 packs a six-speed automatic transmission, whereas the T4 only comes with a six-speed manual. Sourced from the Ranger pickup, the gearbox is calibrated for driving on all […]

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2020 Fiat Strada Pickup’s New Camo Pays Homage To Tesla Cybertruck

Fiat continues testing its subcompact unibody pickup for South America in northern Europe’s frozen landscape but there’s an interesting change in the camouflage compared to the previous sighting. While older prototypes looked like cargo vans due to the camouflage, they now look like mini Tesla Cybertrucks. That’s because the provisional roofline drops abruptly from the […]

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2019 Mitsubishi L200 With No Airbags Gets Crash-Tested Into ZERO Star Safety Rating

You know those stickers that say ‘no airbags, we die like real men’? Well, it’s going to be a horrible death should you be in a car that lacks this safety feature, which is mandatory in Western markets. Latin America is one of the few places where legislation doesn’t force automakers to equip the base […]

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