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Mercedes-Benz Econic

Mercedes Econic

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A truck was already enjoying a great on the market, the Mercedes Econic has a long list of updates for new cab design, folding door opens 100mm wider, Euro 4 engines and BlueTec a gas engine, meets stringent ECE cab strength safety standard, new tuning and new 13 tonnes drive

The 900-series inline six-cylinder engines deliver between 238 HP and 326 Hp and are for use with biodiesel without any being necessary. The new gas engine, a 6.9 M 906 LAG produces 279 hp.

Econis is offered in different cabs: Fire and Refuse collection, high-roof cab (a height of 1935 mm, a width of mm and a length of 2000 mm) and low-roof cab (an height of 1485 mm, a width of mm and a length of 2000 mm).

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The 2010 model year Econic is setting new standards in of engine line-up, safety and Sin ce 2002 the Econic with gas drive has met what are currently the EEV exhaust controls. Now the diesel of the Econic are available with EEV as standard. Compared with the 5 standard, particle levels EEV are around 33 percent lower, and as a the diesel-driven Econic also set to become an environmentally friendly when it comes to cleaner, air.

Certified in accordance currently the strictest EEV (Enhanced Vehicle) EU emissions standard, the engines presently already the Euro 5 limit and are also below the Euro 6 value to come into effect 2014. Thanks to this, the is even allowed to enter low zones, for example when in waste disposal applications. In the of particularly strict regulations, the quiet Econic with gas drive is recommended.

A number of have also appeared on the featuring gas-technology: the powertrain and have been optimised in a way as to increase performance but at the same reduce wear and tear. in particular results in reduced and repair costs. The natural gas is the most environmentally friendly available in the Econic. With a of 6.9 litres, the M 906 LAG engine produces 205 kW hp). Emissions from the with natural gas drive do not any fine dust or particles. A plus point is the low noise of the gas drive.

Enhanced safety built in load measuring device, three-point seat belts on all

The vehicle occupants have not overlooked either: the Econic now three-point seat belts on all (second half of 2010). In it comes with an axle measuring device and acceleration regulation (ASR) as standard. The load measuring device helps to prevent overloading by the gross vehicle weight and it in the driver information system. The slip regulation, meanwhile, to ensure greater driving Both of these features are benefits in the waste disposal particularly since it is possible for the to become over­loaded inadvertently, a which can both damage the and have an impact on overall ASR also helps to avoid in winter or slippery conditions. In the the Econic already came as standard with a differential on the drive axle, as well as a axle which has the effect of up torque at the wheels. When together, these two design give the Econic excellent something which is parti­cularly in winter by those customers with difficult operating

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Raising/lowering function plus comfort as standard

With effect the Mercedes-Benz Econic now comes with a raising/lowering as standard. This enables the to be raised by 200 mm or lowered by 60 mm, a feature allows demountable bodies to be and swapped out, for example. is also a lockable roof box so that tools or work can be stored securely. All occupants are a high level of seating and optimum safety thanks to full-size passenger seats. fitted as standard at the factory is the 28 V/100 A generator, which care of the entire vehicle feeds the batteries and provides reserves for additional accessories.

A specialist for a variety of applications

As a specialist vehicle for municipal as well as collection and distribution the Mercedes-Benz Econic brings to the all of the qualities expected of vehicles a number of different sectors: used as a waste disposal for fire or airport services, or as a or furniture removal, milk or heating oil distribution vehicle. The is a specialist vehicle for many — it is even now found on the in the form of a semitrailer truck, by large discount food for refrigerated transportation.

With 9000 units sold in years, the Econic enjoys an market position and has long the benchmark for vehicles featuring a driver’s cab. According to the of the Wörth plant, some 20 of customers take advantage of the afforded by the gas drive. Due to the increasing as well as high customer for Econic gas vehic­les, in 2009 was completely relocated to the special product division in Wörth am Previously the vehicle was produced at the of Competence for Zero-Emission Commercial (KEM) in Mannheim.

The Econic is driven either by the inline six-cylinder diesel or the natural gas engine, all of which are The diesel engines are based on the BlueTec diesel technology. to the use of SCR technology and optimised combustion, exhaust emissions and fuel are reduced. In addition to the OM 906 LA available power outputs of 175 kW (238 hp) and 210 kW hp), there is also the OM 926 LA a power output of 240 kW (326 The 900-series diesel engines are suitable for use with biodiesel any modifications being necessary. All with diesel engines with a 200-litre capacity fuel tank, as well as a tank for AdBlue.

The Econic was designed as a waste disposal and was first presented as such at the trade show in Cologne in May At the time, a variant featuring the gas drive was not yet available. Refuse workers climb in and out of such between 200 and 250 times a day. For reason the engineers came up a low-floor variant of the driver’s cab easy access for getting in and as well as an automatically opening door, as used in bus and coach

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