Preparing for production of the G model

  • Date
    11 March 1977
  • Description
    At Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG’s plant in Graz-Thondorf, Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky lays the foundation stone for an extension to the production facilities. Geländefahrzeug Gesellschaft mbH (GfG), co-founded with Daimler-Benz AG in February and in which the two partners each have a 50 % stake, begins production of a jointly developed cross-country vehicle at the end of 1978.

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    Foundation stone laying ceremony for the G-Class assembly plant in the Steyr-Daimler-Puch plant in Graz-Thondorf, March 11, 1977. In the center of the photo the former Austrian Federal Chancellor Dr. Bruno Kreisky.
    Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG
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