Mercedes-Benz Trucks are the LGV division of the automotive giant, Daimler AG. They are based in Stuttgart, Germany and are famed for producing the world's first petrol-power car in 1886. During the war, Mercedes-Benz supplied a staggering 64,000 commercial vehicles to the German military. Although after the war, the companies productivity slumped, major developments in the 60's and 70's, such as the "rear-steer" tractor unit enabled them to acquire Freightliner of the US in 1981, to make them a forerunner of the global trucking industry.
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