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MERCEDES BENZ G-CLASS sometimes called G-Wagen, is a four-wheel drive luxury SUV manufactured by Magna Steyr (formerly Steyr-Daimler-Puch) in Austria and sold by Mercedes-Benz. In certain markets, it has been sold under the Puch name as Puch G. The G-wagen is characterized by its boxy styling and body-on-frameconstruction. It uses three fully locking differentials, one of the few vehicles to have such a feature. Despite the introduction of an intended replacement, the unibody SUV Mercedes-Benz GL-Class in 2006, the G-Class is still in production and is one of the longest produced Mercedes-Benz in Daimler's history, with a span of 35 years. Only the Unimog surpasses it.[2] The G-class was developed as a military vehicle from a suggestion by the Shah of Iran (at the time a significant Mercedes shareholder) to Mercedes[3] and offered as a civilian version in 1979.

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Audience members, including workers, cheer as President Obama speaks Dec. 10, 2012, about the economy during a visit to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama watches workers during a Dec. 10, 2012, visit to the heavy duty engines line at the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama watches workers during a Dec. 10, 2012, visit to the heavy duty engines line at the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks to workers about the economy during a Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, visit to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** President Obama speaks to workers about the economy during a visit to Daimler Detroit Diesel in Redford, Mich., on Dec. 10, 2012. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** President Obama speaks to workers about the economy during a visit to Daimler Detroit Diesel in Redford, Mich., on Dec. 10, 2012. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks to workers about the economy during a Dec. 10, 2012, visit to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama smiles as he arrives Dec. 10, 2012, to speak to workers during a visit to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks to workers about the economy during a Dec. 10, 2012, visit to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama watches a worker during a Dec. 10, 2012, visit to the heavy duty engines line at the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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Audience members, including workers, cheer as President Obama speaks Dec. 10, 2012, about the economy during a visit to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama smiles as he arrives Dec. 10, 2012, to speak to workers during a visit to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks to workers about the economy during a Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, visit to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama watches workers during a Dec. 10, 2012, visit to the heavy duty engines line at the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks Dec. 10, 2012, about the economy to an audience comprised of workers and guests during a visit to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (Associated Press)

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President Obama greets well-wishers after stepping off Air Force One upon his arrival at the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Romulus, Mich., on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, before going to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama greets well-wishers after stepping off Air Force One upon his arrival at Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Detroit, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, before going to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford, Mich. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama greets well-wishers after stepping off Air Force One upon his arrival at the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Romulus, Mich., on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, before going to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (right) are met by (from left) Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, Rep. John D. Dingell, Sen. Carl Levin and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder after stepping off Air Force One upon arriving at the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Romulus, Mich., on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, before going to the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant in Redford. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)