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Chery Karry is going pickup truck in China

Published on June 3, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Chery Karry is going pickup truck in China

This is the new Chery Karry H98, a compact pickup truck that will be launched on the crowded Chinese market later this year. Karry is a sub-brand of Chery, building small commercial vehicles and mini MPV’s. The H98 is their first pickup truck.

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Crew cab, chromed mirrors, wide side bars and impossibly small wheels; all the normal ingredients of a typical cheap Chinese truck. 3M tape around the bed is obligatory by Chinese law. Price of the H98 will start around 70.000 yuan and and around a 100. No news on power yet, but we bet on a 2.X petrol and a slightly bigger 2.X turbo diesel.

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Ever more Chinese car makers are moving into the pickup truck market, which is booming in third and fourth tier cities and the countryside. A cheap truck like this is the first-car ever for many a farmer who now uses a stinky tractor or tricycle.

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  1. dragn- June 3, 2015 Reply

    Karry had an earlier pickup, also of the Isuzuesque type, in 2012 . Body looked like a Foday or Kawei build.
    Yes, everyone is getting on the pickup bandwagon.

  2. Mike- June 8, 2015 Reply

    Why is the 3M tape on the bed obligatory by Chinese law?

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