U 3000 - U 5000

  • 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 9, 2018 - Due to the current extreme temperatures the danger of forest fires - but also of wildfires in fields and meadows - is very high.
  • 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/Schladming (Steiermark), Feb 12, 2013 - 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 events, as well as the effective management of the flows of spectators, are therefore of the utmost importance.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth , Sep 27, 2012 - 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. The third axle of the new 6x6 version has extended the possible range of operations for the Mercedes Benz off-road specialist even further. Its permissible gross vehicle weight of 17 tonnes and a payload of about 10 tonnes now make it capable of tackling additional work assignments, turning it into a versatile all-rounder for special operations, transporting heavy loads or vehicle bodies over especially difficult terrain where it makes the most of its off-road mobility.
  • Stuttgart/Catania, Jan 24, 2012 - 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 who want to be as close as possible to the lava fields. More than 300,000 tourists are drawn each year to Sicily by the prospect of climbing Mount Etna.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 20, 2010 - Pünktlich zum Jahresende erhielt der Bundeswehr Fuhrpark Service (BwFPS) den 650sten Unimog U 5000. Der Bereichsleiter Einkauf bei der BwFuhrparkService GmbH, Uwe Günther, übernahm für die Bundeswehr den symbolischen Unimog-U 5000-Schlüssel von Michael Diez, Leiter Vertrieb Behördengeschäft Mercedes-Benz Vertriebsorganisation Deutschland. Die Unimog werden über die jeweiligen Mobilitätscenter des BwFPS an die entsprechenden Bundeswehr-Standorte in Deutschland und an das Logistik-Amt weiterverteilt.
  • Stuttgart, May 26, 2010 - An expedition camper based on the Mercedes-Benz Unimog – the dream of every bona fide globetrotter. At this year's "Abenteuer & Allrad", Europe's largest off-road vehicle show, the expedition camper will be on display in Bad Kissingen from 3 to 6 June 2010.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth, Nov 4, 2009 - International vehicle specialists from the bodybuilding sector for firefighting vehicles recently came together for a two-day event to find out about new products from the special-purpose vehicles product unit at Mercedes-Benz. The focus was on the different Unimog model series, the new all-wheel drive Zetros truck and the Econic with its low and high cab variants.
  • Stuttgart/Berg Athos, Feb 24, 2009 - A Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 5000 with a fire-brigade body from Schlingmann has been blessed by abbot Archimandrit Efrem from Vatopedi monastery on Mount Athos and put into service. The vehicle, which is equipped with a 5000-litre water tank and a 400-litre foam tank, will help the monastic republic to fight fire attacks and encroaching forest fires.