Mercedes-Benz Trucks announces a Snow Drive Experience in New Zealand as part of its new Driving Academy.

FOLLOWING ITS announcement yesterday that it would form a Driving Academy, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has announced it will offer a Snow Drive Experience in Queenstown New Zealand, in mid-2015 as part of the training program.

According to Mercedes-Benz, the Snow Experience will be the first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere “and will allow guests to drive the entire Mercedes-Benz Trucks range throughout a series of ice, snow and 4X4 settings,” a statement read.

“We are very excited about the Mercedes-Benz Trucks Snow Experience. This is another example of us pushing the limits and like our customers, we are looking forward to descending on Queenstown for next years event,” said Justin Whitford, general manager at Mercedes-Benz Truck & Bus.

“This will be another memorable Mercedes-Benz experience and while being a bucket list item for a number of our customers, the event will allow us to further address the world-class ability and applications of our range,” Whitford continued.

The Driving Academy and Snow Experience will be managed by Chief Driving Instructor, Peter Hackett in association with Andrew Assimo, Senior Product & Technical Manager, Mercedes-Benz Trucks, to ensure guests receive an unparalleled driving and product experience.


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