Daimler Trucks

  • Stuttgart/Milton Keynes (United Kingdom), Aug 18, 2021 - On 18 August 1896 Gottlieb Daimler presented the very first motorised truck in the world. It was sold by Daimler to British Motor Syndicate, an automobile company in London.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 29, 2020 - Reconstruction, economic miracle and a new desire for travel: the Mercedes-Benz L 6600 heavy-duty truck and the Mercedes-Benz O 6600 bus, equipped with the same drivetrain, were the ideal vehicles for all this and more from 1950 right into the mid-1960s.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 1, 2008 - The engine-powered fire-fighting pump, invented by Gottlieb Daimler and the subject of a patent application filed with the Imperial Patent Office in Berlin on July 29, 1888, attracted worldwide attention in next to no time.
  • Stuttgart, May 1, 2008 - Output ranged between four and ten hp, payload between 1,500 and 5,000 kilograms. Hardly had Gottlieb Daimler's first truck been supplied to England in 1896, when the first truck range, comprising as many as four different models, was offered by Daimler from September 1896.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 30, 2006 - <b> December 1, 1906</b> One hundred years ago, the world’s first fire-fighting pump powered by a gasoline engine was supplied to the customer and put into operation in the Grunewald suburb of Berlin on December 1, 1906.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 21, 2006 - <b>October 1, 1896</b> The world’s first truck is supplied by Cannstatt-based Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft to British Motor Syndicate Ltd. in London.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 7, 2005 - <b>May 1955</b> The Unimog: professional in its appearance – and a big success – right from the start.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 10, 2005 - <b>February 8, 1905</b> On February 8, 1905, Georg Wiß founded the “Süddeutsche Automobilfabrik G.m.b.H. (SAG)” – a company which rapidly made a name for itself with trucks, buses and even fire service vehicles.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 24, 2003 - The decision was taken on April 14, 1923, and called into existence a first series, exactly ten units, of the OB 2 automotive diesel engine. The dry technical data of the first Benz automotive diesel hardly gives an inkling of the epoch-making revolution which took its starting point here.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 13, 2002 - Superior speed. Rapid access to the scene of fire. Reliability in covering long distances
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