AutoComplete: Here's your first look at Mercedes-Benz's new pickup truckVolkswagen teases its new three-row SUV in a video miniseries, and pickups apparently have terrible headlights.
Today is Tuesday, October 25th, and here's what's making news on Road Show. Mercedes-Benz didn't release just one pickup truck concept, it released two. The Concept X-Class looks at the idea of a Mercedes-Benz truck built in conjunction with Nissan. The exterior and interior are positively Mercedes-Benz with one concept aiming to appeal to the lifestyle group, and the other angling for more heavy duty users. The actual truck should go into production at the end of 2017. Volkswagens' new three row SUV will be the automaker's largest offering, and it's built specifically for the American market. To celebrate it's new [UNKNOWN] Volkswagen will release an eight-part video miniseries ahead of the car's official debut at the LA Auto Show in November. Volkswagen might be German brand but this SUV is 110% American. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety your pickup has terrible headlights. It tested 11 different trucks for both glare and forward visibility and only the 2017 Honda Ridgeline achieved a score of good. Every other mid sized truck was rated poor along with three full sizers. Starting in 2017 vehicles will need good or acceptable headlight ratings to be eligible for the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus award. Find more on these stories over at theroadshow.com and we'll talk to you tomorrow.