Winter road clearing is a passion.
"Versatility assures full order books", says Johannes Metzger. Winter road clearing is a vocation for him, not a job. The self-employed municipal works contractor provides winter road spreading and clearing services. In the Unimog Magazine 1/2018, he describes why the versatility of the U 427 ensures continuous revenues throughout the year.
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