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Report: Mahindra to set U.S. Pik-Up launch date in next few weeks

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Report: Mahindra looks to import Scorpio SUV by end of 2010

Mahindra has had its fair share of issues and delays in bringing its TR20 and TR40 diesel-powered compact pickup trucks to market here in the United States, but it seems that experience hasn't turned the Indian automaker off from a planned launch of its Scorpio SUV in America by the end of this year.

Report: Mahindra looks to import Scorpio SUV by end of 2010

Mahindra has had its fair share of issues and delays in bringing its TR20 and TR40 diesel-powered compact pickup trucks to market here in the United States, but it seems that experience hasn't turned the Indian automaker off completely from a planned launch of its Scorpio SUV in America by the end of this year.

Diesel Delay: Mahindra distributor says trucks coming in spring

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REPORT: Mahindra out shopping for new U.S. pickup factory

Indian vehicle maker Mahindra is looking for a way to avoid import taxes when it puts its pickup truck and Scorpio sport utility on the U.S. market sometime in 2010, so it's no surprise that Automotive News is reporting that the manufacturer is on the hunt for a stateside assembly location. It's the same reason why there are Honda and Toyota plants here, and Mahindra is no stranger to selling vehicles in our market – or assembling them here, for that matter.

U.S. Mahindra pickup reportedly stalled until February

Mahindra Pik-Up - Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: U.S. Mahindra pickup stalled until February

Mahindra Pik-Up - Click above for high-res image gallery

Mahindra still on track to launch new pickup in U.S. before 2010

A recent report from The Wall Street Journal suggested that the expected launch of Mahinrda's latest pickup trucks in the United States has been delayed until 2010. According to Global Vehicles USA, the company that will be distributing the trucks in the States, that's not the case. John Perez, CEO of Global Vehicles, told PickupTrucks.com:

First Mahindra pickups in U.S. will be assembled in India, not Ohio

Mahindra's plan to launch its midsize pickups in the United States has taken another interesting turn, as the Indian automaker now plans to assemble the first U.S.-bound units at home and not in Ohio as originally planned. The change means that Mahindra will now be forced to pay the 25% federal "chicken tax" that was first created in the early '60s in retaliation against European tariffs on U.S.-bred chicken.

First Mahindra pickup trucks to be imported from India

One upcoming vehicle that we're truly looking forward to is the midsize pickup truck from Mahindra, which holds out the promise of 30 mile per gallon fuel efficiency and the ability to haul 1.3 tons in its 7.5-foot truck bed. Those looking to add one of these small trucks to their arsenal of vehicles will be glad to hear that the automaker may be able to move up the delivery date of the first units by a few weeks. Up until now, Global Vehicles

Indian automaker indeed targeting U.S.

In August of last year, we had news of India's Mahindra and Mahindra planning to bring their Scorpio SUV to the States. Apparently, they have firmed up those plans and contracted with Atlanta's Global Vehicles USA to be the sole distributor. According to Advertising Age, Global has signed up 195 Mahindra dealers and plans to add 105 more before sales