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 / 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, 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 / 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, Jul 25, 2019 -
Vehicles that rise to top form in extreme terrain, have captivated with amazing technological feats for decades and have a dedicated worldwide fan base in their corner. Mercedes-Benz has no less than two of them.
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.
Stuttgart, Aug 8, 2018 -
Decades of experience, thousands of kilometres and an unrelenting search for top-level performance – these are the ingredients behind the top-class special-purpose bodies built by EarthCruiser Australia. And, of course, a top-class chassis is an absolute must.
Stuttgart / Gaggenau, Nov 29, 2016 -
The Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks unit has provided a new vehicle for the Unimog Museum: a Unimog U 4023 extreme off-roader with a crewcab that offers room for a driver and six passengers. Grab handles inset in the roof and a sturdy padded steel tube crossing in front of the bench seat provide a firm hold for the passengers.
Stuttgart / Berlin , Oct 4, 2016 -
The latest generation of the Unimog U 423 was handed over to DB FuhrparkService GmbH in Berlin as part of the world's leading exhibition for the railway industry, InnoTrans. The Unimog will be used at DB Fernverkehr in Hanover as a shunting vehicle with radio remote control, among other things for pulling ICE trains though the wash.
Stuttgart, Sep 20, 2016 -
The Unimog on rails – this concept from the Mercedes-Benz implement carrier has been planned down to the last detail and tailored to markets all over the world over the past 50 years.
Stuttgart / Milton Keynes / Thame, Jul 6, 2016 -
With Farol Ltd from the British town of Thame in Oxfordshire, Mercedes-Benz UK has appointed as its authorised dealer for Unimog one of Britain's largest agricultural machinery and equipment dealers. This coincided with the 40th anniversary of the renowned family-run firm.
Stuttgart / Wörth, May 11, 2016 -
The Unimog tackles the toughest of challenges during its daily operations, in the process demonstrating its advantages as an all-round talent in a multitude of tasks. It's a true professional among professionals and is now looking for similarly skilled drivers: the 2016 "all-rounders".
Stuttgart/Rome, Feb 23, 2016 -
A fleet of no fewer than 40 Unimog U 218 vehicles is in operation keeping the electricity supply in Italy in working order. Delivered last year to Enel, one of Italy's biggest electricity suppliers, the special vehicles with their elevated work platform have proved their worth right from day one. A total of 112 Mercedes-Benz Unimog vehicles are in operation for Enel. It is their task to make urgent repairs and essential maintenance work possible even in the toughest of terrain.
Stuttgart/Immendingen, Nov 23, 2015 -
Daimler AG has begun using the first section, or module, of its new testing centre at Immendingen, near Tuttlingen, Germany. Playing an integral role in keeping operations going there is the Unimog U 430. The 300 hp model with a power output of 220 kW delivering up to 1200 Nm of torque is tasked with ensuring the test section is constantly accurate.
Stuttgart/Ilmenau, Nov 5, 2015 -
The Mercedes-Benz Unimog is demonstrating its performance not only in the municipal sector but also as an agricultural vehicle - for example, at the autumn maize (sweet corn) harvest. Power, grip and a high payload are what counts here. The Unimog U 530 can offer all this, while also providing tangible economic benefits both in the fields and on the road.
Stuttgart/Rakovnik, Oct 27, 2015 -
Following a successful tender, Unimog importer Croy has now handed over a total of 18 Unimog U 427 vehicles from the implement carrier model series to RSD CR in Rakovník, in the Czech Republic. RSD CR is a service provider with branches across the Czech Republic and uses the vehicles for country-wide road maintenance.
Stuttgart/Wien, Sep 29, 2015 -
The first Euro VI-compliant Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT (Natural Gas Technology) has been delivered to Vienna International Airport. The natural-gas-powered truck will operate as a catering truck equipped with a lifting mechanism manufactured by Doll. Econic’s low cab enables a very low delivery height from catering vehicle to plane, which means that all the more widespread types of aircraft, from the Boeing 737 to the Airbus A 380, can be served.
Stuttgart/Wörth, May 22, 2015 -
The Unimog for special requirements is now available for public services and disaster relief work: the Unimog U 5023 is the first model from the extreme off-road Unimog model series to be presented with public service equipment. The organisers of the Demopark municipal technology trade fair in Eisenach (21 to 23 June) honored this with a silver medal for outstanding innovations and advancements.
Stuttgart/Horstwalde, Mar 25, 2015 -
The toughest sections of the off-road course south of Berlin really highlight the familiar strengths of the legendary short-nosed Unimog: its outstanding handling characteristics in difficult terrain. In the new generation, these have been improved even further, thanks to the altered position of the engine.
Stuttgart/Schloss Elmau (Upper Bavaria), Mar 23, 2015 -
Two Mercedes-Benz Unimog BlueTec 6 implement carriers were used to rapidly clear snow from a heliport with a surface area of over 25,000 square metres during a large-scale safety exercise involving 1,500 police and fire service personnel and 150 vehicles in preparation for next June's G7 summit. The long-planned meeting of the heads of government of the world's leading industrial nations, the G7 summit, is to be held at Schloss Elmau, near the Upper Bavarian village of Krün. Work to organise the summit began some time ago in Krün, which has a population of 2,000 and is situated in the upper Isar valley between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Mittenwald. Preparations are now in full swing.
Stuttgart/Pomellen, Jan 15, 2015 -
The German Federal Institute for Real Estate ("Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben", or BImA) in Rostock has put its first Unimog of the new BlueTec 6 generation into action to deal with maintenance and repair tasks at the former border crossing of Pomellen. The former checkpoint near Nadrensee on the border with Poland is also a works support base for the BImA.
Stuttgart, Dec 23, 2014 -
Ever since May 2013, a Mercedes-Benz Unimog 435, 1300L model, has been the "honeymoon suite" of Jennifer (37) and Peter (42) Glas. Over a year and a half ago, they set off to discover the world in their almost 29-year-old Unimog.
Stuttgart/ Berlin, Oct 22, 2014 -
Shunting operations on the rails with environmentally-friendly truck engines and further improved traction – the new road-rail Unimog is the perfect answer. At Innotrans in Berlin, the world's leading trade fair for the rail transport sector, the first of the new Unimog generation was handed over to Sasol Germany GmbH in Brunsbüttel.
Stuttgart, Sep 23, 2014 -
Euro VI on the rails – that's an absolute first in the international railway business. At InnoTrans in Berlin (23 to 26 September), the leading international exhibition, Mercedes-Benz will celebrate the premiere of the new road-rail Unimog with engines that conform to the Euro VI European truck emissions standard, thus setting new standards of environmental compatibility and efficiency.
Kabelhorst-Schwienkuhl (District of Ostholstein)/Stuttgart, Sep 19, 2014 -
Schleswig-Holstein’s Government-Owned Company for Coastal Protection, National Parks and Ocean Protection (LKN-SH) recently started using one of the newest Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 423 BlueTec 6 implement carriers in Kabelhorst-Schwienkuhl in the district of Ostholstein. The 170 kW (230 PS) U 423 has a hydrostatic traction drive, dual-circuit hydraulic system, rear power lift, rear and front power take-off and a rear-view camera.
Reykjavik/Stuttgart, Sep 17, 2014 -
The proven vehicle concept of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog has been a firm favourite with the electricity industry in many European countries for decades. And now, Reykjavik-based Askja, the Daimler sales intermediary in Iceland, has delivered a Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 4000 to Landsnet. Landsnet is responsible for supplying electricity to the approximately 325,000 inhabitants of Europe's second largest island state on behalf of the National Energy Authority of Iceland.
Stuttgart/Berlin, Aug 5, 2014 -
The road-railer Unimog has long become one of the familiar sights at the open air area of the international leading trade fair InnoTrans Berlin. (September 23 to 26, Open Air area South, booth G4/16). This year Mercedes-Benz is able to put forward a very special message: The new Unimog professional implement carrier puts the strict European exhaust emission standard Euro VI on the tracks.
Stuttgart/St. Pölten/Tulln, Jul 1, 2014 -
In May 2014, the fire brigades of Lower Austria proved with their six Unimog emergency vehicles and several boats that aid without borders can work exceptionally well. They demonstrated that their Unimog U 5000, with its superior off-road capabilities, is unrivalled in its suitability for disaster relief work in the heavy rain and flood waters in Bosnia.
Stuttgart/Aarhus, May 21, 2014 -
The sand and sea are often underestimated as a source of danger, and not just in the coastal regions of Denmark. Every month, between 10 and 20 emergency calls are made to each of the 21 search-and-rescue (SAR) stations on Denmark's North Sea coast.
Stuttgart/Fusch, May 6, 2014 -
For many months, the Großglockner Pass was blocked by snow several meters deep. However, the road is now clear again, thanks in part to a Mercedes-Benz Unimog. Just in time for the beginning of the vacationing season, the vehicle cleared away the final pile of snow blocking the legendary route to Italy. For the first time, a new Unimog U 427 was used. As a result, the snow was cleared in a more efficient and environmentally friendly manner than ever before.
Stuttgart/Wörth, Mar 21, 2014 -
March 2014 more than 300 specialist visitors followed the invitation to attend the opening event of the Unimog Tour 2014 at the Customer Center in Europe's largest truck plant. Enjoying wonderful weather, they had a first opportunity to follow practical, live demonstrations with the new Euro VI generation of the Unimog implement carrier range. More than 20 Unimog implement carriers – from the new, compact U 216 to the most powerful variant, the U 530, impressively demonstrated the capabilities of the new implement-carrying specialists in road-sweeping, hedge and green area maintenance, winter service and many other applications that arise in the day-to-day working operations of municipal fleets.
Hannover, Nov 12, 2013 -
More than 400 000 interested professional visitors are coming to see the Agritechnica - the leading trade fair concerning everything to do with technology in agriculture- in the fair halls in Hanover from November 10 to November 16. Here everything revolves around the variety of agricultural engineering, around agricultural equipment and crop management.
Wörth/Winsen an der Aller, Oct 21, 2013 -
The first Unimog featuring Euro VI technology has now been handed over at the production plant in Wörth am Rhein to its new owner from Winsen/Aller. The vehicle is a Unimog U 423, finished in municipal orange and equipped with a 170 kW (231 hp) engine, which is now all set to be put to work by Rosinsky Dienstleistungs GmbH. The vehicle will be deployed to tackle winter maintenance duties on behalf of municipal authorities in Lower Saxony.
Stuttgart/Munich, Jun 14, 2013 -
For the ninth time running the readers of the "Off Road" trade magazine have voted the Mercedes Benz Unimog best off-road vehicle of the year in the "Special vehicles" category. The vote for the "Off-road vehicle of the year 2013" covered thirteen categories with off-road vehicles from 53 manufacturers. Over 74,000 votes were submitted for 125 vehicles. The Unimog came took first place in the special vehicles category with an outstanding 31.1 % of readers' votes.