Scout logos lineup of historic nameplates


The Volkswagen Group’s new Scout Motors model is preparing for its market launch by trademarking an extended record of potential nameplates for electrical off-roaders.

First noticed by Autoblog, Scout has utilized for logos on no less than 29 automobile names with the US Patent and Trademark Workplace (USPTO). Many of those are historic nameplates akin to Scout 80—the identify of the primary Scout mannequin launched by Worldwide Harvester in 1960—in addition to Scout 800 and Scout II.

1971-80 Worldwide Harvester Scout

Different names cowl choice packages or variants linked to the unique Scout fashions, which have been produced by Worldwide Harvester—an organization primarily recognized for agricultural tools and business vans—as much as 1980. These embrace: Aristocrat, Rallye, Sno-Star, Sportstar, SR-2, SSII, Spirit, Tremendous Scout, Terra, Terrastar, Trailstar, Travelstar, Travelstar XL, and Traveltop.

Additionally of word are a number of names seemingly nodding on the agricultural nature of the Scout’s unique producer: Baler, Cultivator, Forma, Grade, Harrow, Hauler, Reaper, Scythe, Swather, Tellus, and Thresher. Scout additionally trademarked the identify Carolina, which is sensible because the Scout EVs are slated to be constructed at model new manufacturing facility close to Columbia, South Carolina. Near $2 billion will likely be invested within the website, which VW has stated might produce 200,000 automobiles yearly.

Teaser for Scout SUV idea

VW introduced the Scout model in 2022, appointing former VW Group of America CEO Scott Keogh to steer it. The German automaker acquired the rights to the Scout identify when it purchased Worldwide Harvester successor firm Navistar in 2020. The twenty first century Scout fashions will embrace a rugged electrical SUV and pickup truck, with an preliminary idea automobile scheduled to be revealed in 2024.

Keogh lately confirmed that the Scout SUV and pickup are being developed with Magna Worldwide. The Scout CEO beforehand stated the SUV will likely be launched first, probably in 2026, and can purpose for a $40,000 worth bracket.


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