Today Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks is celebrating the world premiere of a ten-model Unimog lineup (U216 to U 5024) as well as of several two and three-axle variants of the low-entry Econic special-purpose vehicle.
As a result, the era of Euro VI-compliant engines is now also being ushered in for special trucks. The new vehicles will [...]
Currently the test vehicles are undergoing the last tests, for example for use in winter road clearing. Once again, this year’s winter testing was carried out in Rovaniemi, Finland which is the capital of Lapland on the Arctic Circle.
The vehicles had to complete extensive tests not only with regard to handling and driving characteristics [...]
With its height of 4 898 ft (1 493 m) the Feldberg is the highest point of the High Black Forest in Baden-Württemberg and it is both an Eldorado for winter sport fans as well as a favourite place for tourists and nature lovers to visit in summer.
The average temperature here is 3.3 degrees [...]
The Alpine Ski World Championships is a major international sporting event which is taking place from 4 -17 February 2013 in Schladming (Steiermark), and this year features as its slogan “Ski Festival with a Heart – for our Environment”.
The infrastructure and logistics required to ensure the smooth running of the sporting competition and accompanying [...]
The Carinthian government’s Competence Centre 9 is responsible for building and maintaining Carinthia’s entire network of state roads, bridges and cycle paths, including buildings and structures connected to the network.
It has now put a Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 500 with all-wheel steering, complete snow blower-cutters and two high-performance mowers into operation. This combination is designed [...]
They are now an everyday sight in the Hungarian capital of Budapest: since October 2011, 21 Unimog U 20 models from Mercedes-Benz have been operating in the district of Buda, in the pedestrian zones in the city centre and on the pedestrian pathways along the Danube.
The purchasers from the city cleaning company EKF Zrt. [...]
For the eighth time in succession, the Mercedes-Benz Unimog has been chosen as the best cross-country vehicle of the year by the readers of the trade magazine “Off-Road” in the category “special vehicles”.
The award “Off-road Vehicle of the Year 2012 – special vehicles category” was based on the votes given to the cross-country vehicles in [...]
Using the Unimog in various trades has a long history as its adaptability is a great advantage in this extremely diversified sector.
Among those companies who really appreciate the Unimog is the scaffolding company Schneider Ltd. and its working relationship with this competent all-rounder goes back for about 30 years. Scaffolding erected by this Sonthofen [...]
The Unimog 5000 meets even the most challenging objectives: it is used between May and October each year to carry the streams of tourists from the Etna cable car station at 2500 metres up to the Torre del Filosofo.
Here, at 2935 metres above sea level, is where the hiking trail begins for those tourists [...]
The Mercedes-Benz Unimog is in all-year-round use in the Austrian Vorarlberg region: snow clearing, road and crash barrier cleaning as well as grass verge mowing duties have been undertaken for many years now with the help of the “Universal-Motor-Gerät”, or “Universal Motor Device”, commonly known as the Unimog.
In early 2012, the tropical cyclone “Andrea” [...]
Mercedes-Benz Thailand is helping the Thai government combat the effects of the flood by providing two all-terrain Unimog all-wheel-drive vehicles. Now that the floodwaters are receding, crews have begun to clean up Bangkok — a task that might take weeks or even months to complete. This is a task for which Mercedes-Benz-Unimogs are ideally suited. [...]
With winter approaching, five new Unimogs are helping keep the streets, squares and open spaces of Berlin and the State of Brandenburg free of ice and snow.
Fitted with both gritting and snow-clearing equipment, these vehicles have now been delivered to Klaus-Dieter Tschäpe, owner and general manager of Ruwe GmbH in Berlin. The combined gritting [...]
For over 60 years the Unimog has been setting standards with its economic efficiency and unique vehicle concept. Especially when doing municipal work, the safety concept of the Mercedes-Benz implement carrier sets a good example of how to avoid accidents and minimise any follow-up effects in advance.
Both during its hard everyday work as well as [...]
The unit Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks (MBS), which includes the product ranges Unimog, Econic and Zetros, presented a spectacular design concept on the occasion of the ceremony “60 Years Mercedes-Benz Unimog” on 3 June 2011 at the Daimler plant in Wörth.
It has an impressive, dynamic and extremely expressive “face” corresponding to the future form language [...]
With his Mercedes-Benz U 400 Unimog, Jens Seiner is adept at finding clever and simple solutions. Just like Columbus when discovering America, the owner of Autotechnik Seiner manages to devise simple solutions to problems for which there is no apparent solution.
In order to be able to collect timber efficiently from the forest and deliver [...]
The Civilian Protection Authority in Luxembourg has started using a Unimog U 20. The firefighting tank vehicle is fitted with a body from Gimaex-Schmitz Fire and Rescue GmbH in Wilnsdorf and will be used to support the firefighting operations of the Unimog U 5000 which went into service in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in [...]« Previous