Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Mercedes-Benz at the Agritechnica 2015 – Unimog and Arocs in agriculture

The agricultural specialists: Arocs and Unimog Increase in contractors’ services in agriculture Unimog equipment carrier for agricultural and municipal operations Strict emission standard for lorries Euro VI in agriculture New rear power take-offs and new Load-Sensing hydraulic system for the use of equipment Arocs- tractor trailer 2051 AK 4×4 for agricultural logistics

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 9, 2015

The agricultural Unimog: Specialist in special edition

The agricultural Unimog: Specialist in special edition Unimog equipment carrier in agricultural edition Strict emission standard for lorries Euro VI in agriculture Two power take-offs and new Load-Sensing hydraulic system for the use of equipment Arocs tractor-trailer for agricultural logistics

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday September 11, 2015

Off-road Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 4023 and Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 5023

High efficiency thanks to the new BlueTec 6 engine generation Even more fields of application possible thanks to new engine power take-off Great off-road driving comfort provided by the new cab mounting concept The best working conditions in the new cab New tyre pressure control system Tirecontrol plus with intuitive operation The toughest sections of […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday March 25, 2015

Driving through the Himalayas with the Unimog

Driving through the Himalayas with the Unimog The basis is a Unimog 1300 L with its outstanding off-road talent A tour around the world for the last 18 months and more than 30 000 km – to be continued indefinitely Ever since May 2013, a Mercedes-Benz Unimog 435, 1300L model, has been the “honeymoon suite” of Jennifer (37) and Peter (42) […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday December 23, 2014

Denmark: Unimog Trucks to the rescue

Four Unimog U 4000 dedicated to rescuing people in distress at sea, on the mudflats or in the dunes On call 24/7 at four search-and-rescue stations Heat-imaging camera and radar positioning systems aid searches Emergency first-aid equipment for CPR The sand and sea are often underestimated as a source of danger, and not just in […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday May 21, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Unimog – IFAT 2014

High-performance, multifunctional vehiclesThe new Unimog BlueTec 6 implement carriers boast a marked improvement in performance, efficiency and user-friendliness. The model series has been completely reorganised. The compact entry-level Unimog U 216 and U 218 models replace the previous Unimog U 20. Even more capable, versatile and efficient are the Unimog U 318 to U 530 variants, which replace the previous U 300, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday May 5, 2014

Unimog Tour 2014

Wholly positive response: Successful start to the Unimog Tour 2014 Opening event in Wörth with over 300 visitors New Unimog implement carrier proves its worth with cost-effective year-round operations in the municipal and contracting sectors Close cooperation with local Unimog distributors and leading implement manufacturers/bodybuilders On 11 March 2014 more than 300 specialist visitors followed […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday March 21, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Unimog: Around the world with the Unimog

Since April 2013, a Mercedes-Benz Unimog 1300 L has been a new home on wheels for Jennifer (36) and Peter Glas (41). They are undertaking a protracted honeymoon trip in their “mobile home”, which goes by the name of the “Glaarkshouse” – a combination of the two adventurers’ surnames, Glas and Parks – Jennifer’s maiden name.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday February 21, 2014

World Premiere of the New Generation Unimog and Econic

Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks: World Premiere of the New Generation Unimog and Econic Unimog and Econic: cleaner, stronger, and more efficient in Euro VI Thoroughly updated operating concepts and cabs Unimog: Unparalleled new synergistic traveling drive sets new standards in the segment Econic: fuel consumption down by as much as four percent despite unchanged payload and […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday April 19, 2013

New set-up for Unimog and Econic

Unimog U 4023 and U 5023: Setting standards for off-road mobility Perfection off-road, better handling with centrally-positioned engine New BlueEfficiency Power Euro VI engines with higher output and higher torque Chassis concept with torsionally flexible frame, torque tubes and coil springs retained Strong and reliable, many details improved New engine power take-off with increased applications […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday April 19, 2013

The Unimog U 216 to Unimog U 530

Unimog U 216 to Unimog U 530: New powerful implement carriers New entry models Unimog U 216 and U 218 Work and power hydraulics World premiere: Smooth changeover from driving with hydrostatic traction drive to manual transmission precisely designed for the job Unimog versatility: Over 1000 implements and applications The product range of the Unimog […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday April 19, 2013

Mercedes Benz Unimog

Strong new image for globally unique concepts – Unimog and Econic: Cleaner, more efficient, more powerful BlueEfficiency Power engine generation with four-cylinder and six cylinder engines from 115 kW (156 hp) and 260 kW (354 hp) Powerful and environmentally acceptable: Thoroughly renewed with state-of-the-art drive technology, control concept and cab Unimog: New unique synergetic traction […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday April 19, 2013

Unimog delivers Christmas Trees

The same procedure as every year: Unimog transports heavy Christmas trees Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 400 transports 3.5-tonne spruce measuring 17 metres from Wald-Michelbach to Walldorf Every year in November there is a very special task awaiting Mercedes-Benz Unimog vehicles all over Germany: mighty firs and spruces have to be fetched from the forests and taken […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday November 30, 2012

Mercedes-Benz Unimog: Unimog clears leaves from the roads

Indispensable for maintaining road safety at this time of year Anyone who has been unfortunate enough to get into a spin on a road covered in wet leaves will know just how dangerous road conditions can be at this time of year. Trees and bushes shed their leaves, and a dangerous covering can build up […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday November 29, 2012

Unimog to conquer the DRC

The Unimog is described as a rugged and highly manoeuvrable off-road machine – one-of-a-kind, strikingly dynamic, incomparably strong, and absolutely reliable. In short, it is the ideal work and transport vehicle for even the most arduous conditions. Francois Pieterse, Rupert Jooné and Analize van Aswegen from Anglo American Exploration Africa take ownership of their Unimog […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 17, 2012

New Unimog U 5000 6×6 with three axles

Third axle increases payload, body-mounting space and traction Outstanding off-road capabilities and a robust construction Time-tried Unimog principles: compact dimensions and outstandingly capable For over ten years, the Unimog U 5000 has been the professional vehicle in the extremely mobile off-road Unimog product range specialising in outstanding off-road mobility, torsional flexibility and outstanding traction.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday September 27, 2012

Innovative Euro VI technology platform provides an outlook on the new 2014 generation of Unimogs

New engines: environmentally friendly, powerful and economical Emission control combines SCR technology and particulate filter Performance improved yet again Increased payload due to a weight-optimised design and an increase in load ratings Compact thanks to smart arrangement of components Mercedes‑Benz Special Trucks has provided an initial outlook on the future of the Unimog in its […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Sunday July 8, 2012

Mercedes-Benz: The Unimog U 20 in the Swiss fire brigade

15 pump water tenders delivered to theCantonofTicino Its manoeuvrability and compact size make it easier to use in steep and narrow streets The low position of the subframe makes favourable loading and unloading heights possible Wörth/Schlieren – The Unimog U 20, the most compact of the legendary Unimog range from Mercedes-Benz – which includes a total of […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday July 6, 2012

Unimog to serve Kalagadi well

The Kalahari is estimated to contain 80% of the world’s known manganese reserves, which is an important ingredient in steel. An evaluation of historically available information indicates that up to one-billion tons of mineable ore could exist under the prospecting area, covering a section of 8 000 ha.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday June 29, 2012

Mercedes-Benz Unimog receives Off-road Vehicle of the Year 2012 award

Readers of the trade magazine “Off-Road” chose the Unimog as the best cross-country vehicle of the year in the category “special vehicles” Unimog received first place with an outstanding 34,3 % of the readers’ votes Stuttgart/Munich – For the eighth time in succession, the Mercedes-Benz Unimog has been chosen as the best cross-country vehicle of […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 14, 2012

Scaffolding trade relies on the Unimog

Versatile U 400 with additional customised implements wins over the trade For over 30 years scaffolding experts Schneider Ltd. have been relying on the Unimog and the top after-sales service provided by its general distributor (GD) Stuttgart/Sonthofen – Using the Unimog in various trades has a long history as its adaptability is a great advantage […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday February 1, 2012

Riding high with the Unimog 5000

At more than 2500 metres above sea level, the Mercedes-Benz Unimog carries tourists to the lava field of the Torre del Filosofo Its use on Mount Etna provides renewed evidence of the unique off-road capabilities of this model series Stuttgart/Catania – The Unimog 5000 meets even the most challenging objectives: it is used between May […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday January 25, 2012

Unimog U 500 with 4-wheel steering defies heavy snowfall in the Austrian Vorarlberg area

U 500 with 4-wheel steering demonstrated convincing performance in the face of over 10 metres of fresh snow Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks unit offers 4-wheel steering as a factory-fitted technical variant for Unimog, Econic and all municipal and fire-fighting vehicles Vorarlberg highways authority sets the benchmark – best practice example for Andorra

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 20, 2012

Unimog to the rescue

Since re-introduction into the Southern African market the Unimog U4000 and U5000 have performed well in demonstrations for a number of industry segments, including mining, forestry, civil engineering and even some private entrepreneurs, who use their Unimog for recreational activities.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 20, 2012

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