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History, People & Company

Cut off

“Anyone who travells will have a tale to tell,” said the German poet Matthias Claudius. Back in the 1970s, however, you had to wait until you had returned home before you could share your stories, as there was simply no way of communicating with your family or your company while you were away.

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Innovation & Technology

Full throttle into a snow drift

This story took place in 1973 in Lapland at one of the early winter trials organised by VW. A combination of snow, low temperatures, and an exposed cam belt caused us considerable problems and even led to engine failure. But in those pioneering days, no problem seemed insurmountable.

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Innovation & Technology

Snow flurry

Heinz Müller has travelled to many parts of the world for MANN+HUMMEL. In this blog post he describes how snowfall during an engine test in Sweden led to an innovative idea – another exciting story of Heinz Müller’s experiences in the field:

“In the winter of 1984,

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Innovation & Technology

When an attempt remains just an attempt

Heinz Müller worked for many years in Development at the MANN+HUMMEL plant in Ludwigsburg. In his blog article, he tells the story of a vehicle test in Algeria, and how it was brought to an abrupt end by a hailstorm – one of Heinz Müller’s countless experiences out in the field:

“It was late summer in 1979.

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