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  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Hanover , Sep 26, 2023 - Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks will be presenting the new UNI-TOUCH operating system for the Unimog implement carrier at Agritechnica, the leading trade fair for technological innovations in agriculture. The new features of the operating system focus on the comprehensively revised center console, a touchscreen and a more flexible positioning of the joystick.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Wörth am Rhein / Ötigheim , Aug 16, 2023 - Drought and dryness with a higher risk of forest fires on one hand, and unusually heavy rainfall, high water, and floods on the other: In the context of climate change, extreme weather has come to be one of the greatest challenges faced by fire departments and disaster relief services. The Stuttgart Fire Department recently decided to purchase a total of four new Mercedes-Benz Unimog.
  • Wörth/Torgau, Jun 27, 2023 - Jens Riedel and Silvio Schubert keep Torgau clean with their street sweepers. They drive through the streets of the small town in Saxony for eight hours a day. Recently, they have started using a new Unimog U 427 on the job that draws its power from an OM 936 (Euro VIe) BlueTec diesel engine. This engine generates 200 kW (272 hp) of performance from six cylinders and a displacement of 7.7 liters, generating a maximum torque of 1,100 Nm. This gives Stadtwerke Torgau a compact, powerful and versatile vehicle that complements the previous Unimog U 300 and U 400 implement carriers in its fleet.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Eisenach, Jun 16, 2023 - The Unimog U 4023 and U 5023 from Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks' extreme off-road Unimog model series have established themselves as indispensable helpers for fire departments and disaster response. They are also increasingly being used in many urban and municipal fleets, as climate change is drastically increasing the hazard situation due to heavy or continuous heavy rain, floods and landslides, even in built-up areas.
  • Wörth/Bad Kissingen, Jun 7, 2023 - All adventurers can check out the advantages of the Unimog from 8 to 11 June 2023 in Bad Kissingen, Germany. The town is hosting the all-wheel drive and long-distance travel exhibition "Abenteuer & Allrad" (Adventure & All-Wheel Drives).
  • Wörth am Rhein, May 12, 2023 - The Universal-Motor-Gerät from Mercedes-Benz – known around the world as Unimog for over 75 years - can look back at a proud history. Whether to help fighting forest fires, as a camper van for travel enthusiasts or a trusty workhorse in municipal services, the Unimog boasts a wide range of uses and has a huge fanbase.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Fulda, May 10, 2023 - Between May 10 and 12, 2023, Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks will be showcasing a highlight of innovative firefighting technology at RETTmobil in Fulda, the leading European trade fair for rescue and mobility: The TLF-W forest-fire combination pumper based on the Unimog U 5023, which will be on display at the F16 open-air stand, is equipped with a wide range of state-of-the-art specialist firefighting equipment.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Apr 19, 2023 - Whether it’s mowing steep slopes at the side of the road, maintaining green areas, giving the lawn on the sports or golf course the perfect cut or clearing the road in winter: For these and many other tasks, service providers need an implement carrier that is as reliable as it is powerful, and which can meet very high demands in terms of productivity, efficiency and environmental friendliness.
  • Wörth am Rhein, Nov 30, 2022 - The Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth is celebrating a special anniversary: the Unimog has been produced here for 20 years. After the vehicle had been manufactured at the sister plant in Gaggenau for many years, production of the universal engine-powered machine moved from Gaggenau to the Wörth plant in 2002.
  • Stuttgart/Berlin , Sep 15, 2022 - As a two-way vehicle for road and rail, the Unimog stands for versatility, performance and cost-effectiveness all at the same time. The universal power tool will be presented at the InnoTrans trade fair, the international trade fair for traffic technology in Berlin.
  • Wörth/Nuremberg , Sep 13, 2022 - Unimog supports private sector and municipal enterprises in creating and maintaining green living spaces. Urban green spaces and sustainable private gardens are becoming more and more important in light of the effects of climate change. This is why GaLaBau, Europe’s leading trade fair for horticulture and landscaping in Nuremberg, will be held this year with the motto "Together we are prepared for the climate of the future".
  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein, Jul 14, 2022 - The readers of OFF ROAD magazine chose Unimog and Zetros to take first place in their respective categories of Cross-Country Vehicle of the Year 2022. This shows that the traditional models of Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks are the readers’ first choice in a work context and as travel companions.
  • Stuttgart/Bad Kissingen, Jun 14, 2022 - Unimog stands for uncompromising off-road capability and unlimited freedom like no other vehicle. Whether you’re on a brief vacation or traveling the world, the UNIversal MOtor device is the ideal basis for campers and expedition vehicles. Globetrotters and adventurers can experience the advantages of Unimog for themselves from June 16 to 19, 2022: at the Adventure & All-Wheel Drive 2022 trade fair in Bad Kissingen, Lower Franconia, Germany.
  • Wörth am Rhein / Fulda, May 11, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks will be exhibiting a Unimog U 5023 with Rosenbauer TLF 3000 body at the leading exhibition for rescue and mobility – RETTmobil 2022– in Fulda, Germany, from May 11 - 13 2022, at stand no. F 17. The extreme off-roader Unimog U°5023 is both efficient and robust.
  • Stuttgart/Bangkok, Dec 17, 2021 - Two new Unimog U 423s for rail/road applications have commenced operations in Bangkok. These vehicles carry out a wide range of maintenance work on the new Red Line metro route in the Thai capital.
  • Stuttgart / St. Blasien, Dec 15, 2021 - Exactly 70 years ago, the success story of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog for snow clearing began. Just at the right time when there was demand, Alfred Schmidt, a young qualified engineer from St. Blasien in the Black Forest had the right idea.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 14, 2021 - The Unimog concept may be 75 years old, but continual innovation makes sure it stays state of the art. In 2021, the Unimog stands out with its two new top-of-the-range variants, U 435 and U 535, as well as a new variant in the medium weight class, the U 327, which combines a lot of power with maneuverability and a high payload.
  • Stuttgart/Bukarest, Oct 14, 2021 - Romania's national road administration (CNAIR) has ordered 135 Unimog vehicles. The first batch of 45 vehicles has now been delivered to Romania. The remaining vehicles will follow in two further stages until 2023.
  • Gaggenau, Sep 7, 2021 - 75 years of the Unimog were celebrated this weekend in Gaggenau among other things with a convoy of 75 Unimog vehicles which weaved its way from the production plant in Wörth am Rhein via Karlsruhe and along the country roads to the Unimog's home town of Gaggenau in the Murg Valley.
  • Stuttgart/Munich , Jul 29, 2021 - The readers of the specialist magazine "Off Road" voted the Unimog "Off-Road Vehicle of the Year" with 54.9 percent of the votes – that's even a few more than last year. Thus the "Universal-Motorgerät" won first place in the special vehicles category for the 17th time in a row.
  • Stuttgart/Gaggenau, Jul 6, 2021 - Beer from Schwaben: previously used as a tractor unit, this U 25 is from the 401 model series and was available to order from September 1953 with a completely steel cab. It was built by Westfalia in Rheda-Wiedenbrück.
  • Stuttgart / Bremen , Apr 30, 2021 - The Unimog U 430 is an indispensable member of the team at Bremer Baumdienst in northern Germany.
  • Stuttgart/Gaggenau, Apr 27, 2021 - In 1951, the Unimog was added to the Daimler-Benz portfolio and the U 25 (2010 model series) was produced at the Gaggenau plant between 1951 and 1953.
  • Stuttgart/Gaggenau/Petrinja (Croatia) , Apr 21, 2021 - Helper in emergency: Unimog U 4000 from Unimog Club Gaggenau for auxiliary goods transport to Petrinja When the earth shook in the region around the Croatian town of Petrinja between Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021, a Mercedes-Benz Unimog was quickly positioned.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 19, 2021 - A farmhand with 25 hp: the semi-automatic potato planting machine was an implement dating back to the beginnings of the Unimog. The track width of the Unimog was designed for work amongst the potato rows: it was 1270 mm which was sufficient space for precisely two rows of potatoes between the wheels.
  • Stuttgart/Cappeln, Mar 5, 2021 - No matter whether it's a side salad on Helgoland, Pizza Rucola in Frankfurt or a cauliflower bake in Friedrichshafen the probability that we have all eaten vegetables from Mählmann Gemüsebau at one time or another is fairly high.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 1, 2021 - In 1948 the Unimog was yet to bear the Mercedes-Benz name and was instead produced by the Boehringer machine-building company in Göppingen.
  • Stuttgart/Rottach-Egern , Jan 20, 2021 - When the snowstorm is so bad that you don't want to put your nose outside - then it's Unimog weather.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 10, 2020 - Whereas in the past a tractor used to collect the milk from farms, now a new Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 430 is in operation.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 5, 2020 - The huge tyres of the Unimog U 5023 seem formidable when compared to the narrow tyres of the Mercedes Simplex from 1902. That's no surprise: last year the U 5023 had to overcome extremely steep climbs to break the world record for driving at high altitudes in Chile and it had to deal with sharp-edged rocks too.
  • Stuttgart /Göppingen, Oct 26, 2020 - 27 October marks the 70th anniversary of the Unimog take-over by Daimler-Benz AG. This date thus marks the birth of the now legendary Mercedes-Benz Unimog, which has proven its strengths many hundreds of thousands of times.
  • Stuttgart / Leicestershire, Aug 13, 2020 - Luke Finney from Leicestershire owns several horses and, since recently also a Mercedes-Benz Unimog workhorse. “If I’d known the Unimog was this good I would have bought one years ago. Having experienced the vehicle’s amazing range of abilities, I can’t understand why anyone in my line of work would choose anything else,” says the convinced Briton.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 10, 2020 - Everyone's thirsty on hot summer's days. And even the flowers and plants in urban parks and on traffic islands need a drink from time to time.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 29, 2020 - The small island of Mauritius is currently implementing an important big project – the construction of a 37 kilometre tram system.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 10, 2020 - The Unimog is always there, where other vehicles have to admit defeat. Time and again that is the view of the readers of "Off Road" magazine, who voted it off-roader of the year in the "Special Vehicles" category for the sixteenth time in a row.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 23, 2020 - For 70 years, the Unimog has been a celebrated vehicle when it comes to scientific expeditions in all places and climates around our earth.
  • Stuttgart /Brunsbüttel, Nov 19, 2019 - Jan Peters from Lower Saxony has covered 1000 kilometres all over Germany in his 1949 Unimog and in the process has collected donations for a social charity.
  • Stuttgart / Amsterdam, Oct 10, 2019 - The new M52 metro line in Amsterdam is 9.7 km long; 7.1 km of which runs underground. If a train breaks down, help is needed quickly. To this end, two Mercedes-Benz Unimog road-rail trucks stand ready to help.
  • Stuttgart / Hoo (Kent, UK), Sep 13, 2019 - For 30 years, entrepreneur Guy Gregson has been relying on the Unimog. And now he has bought a new U 218 to mark the anniversary. It is the fifth Unimog with which the contractor from Kent has worked.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 5, 2019 - The Unimog is at home where other vehicles have to admit defeat. This was also the view of the readers of "Off Road" magazine who voted it off-roader of the year in the "Special Vehicles" category for the fifteenth time in a row.