Truck News: Mercedes Benz Unimog-5000 Climbs to Volcanoes and Mountain Tops.  Unimog is known in the Mercedes Benz Company as Universal Motor Great. This is translated from the German language to English as Universal Motor Device.  Therefore, when everyone hears of a Unimog, they would easily recognize it as something from Mercedes Benz and it’s a form of truck automobile, which is definitely one of the strongest prides of the Mercedes Benz Motor Company today. Universal Motor Device is a special... view