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Mercedes-Benz Econic with Gas Technology at the World Climate in Mexico


Stuttgart/Cancun, Dec 09, 2010

Mercedes-Benz state-of-the-art refuse-collecting vehicle at summit in Cancun, Mexico

City plans to test vehicle concept

Econic NGT clean streets and better air to more and more cities and

Lowest exhaust gas and noise values

Low-floor frame with low-entry cab

Stuttgart/Cancun – For two years the Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT Gas Technology) has been playing its in mitigating the extreme smog plagues the Greek capital of particularly in summer. In Stockholm, the is powered by biogas produced in from waste water and a of household refuse, meaning not only is the vehicle an environmentally-friendly way to refuse bins, but it is also reducing the waste mountain Sweden has almost seven experience in this field, only electric vehicles and with other alternative systems permitted to operate in the sensitive inner-city areas of Now Mexico City too wants to try out a concept in order to address its environmental problems.

Radical rethink in Mexico

Mexico City, capital of the expanding, newly industrialising of Mexico in Central America, is to almost 20 million people and four million vehicles. a few years ago, the city was a example of a chronically polluted with smog so thick the sun remained permanently obscured by haze and it had become impossible to see the mountains. However, for three now the city has had a new mayor, who arrived in with a determination to reverse trend. It is now the city’s stated aim to all public transport within the over to alternative drive such as gas, biogas or powered systems within the few years. As well as providing for bus routes and cycle paths, also take into the delivery traffic that the city with food and When it comes to waste-disposal for moving refuse out of the city, the Econic is set to play an important

EEV-compliant natural-gas engines

Mercedes-Benz Econic

The and environmentally-friendly natural-gas variant of the is proof in motion of how protecting the doesn’t have to be expensive. engines were introduced as an on the Econic back in 2002. using biogas from sources, as in the case of Stockholm’s the Econic can even rate as CO2

Customers have a choice of plant for the Econic, either a 900 straight six-cylinder diesel or a natural-gas engine – both are EEV‑certified. EEV (Enhanced Environmentally-friendly is the strictest of the currently established emissions standards. With a capacity of 6.9 litres, the M 906 LAG natural gas generates 205 kW (279 hp). variants are based on innovative diesel technology. Featuring SCR technology and combustion optimisation, the not only reduces exhaust but fuel consumption too. versions of the diesel are available, the OM 906 LA, with 175 kW (238 hp) and 210 kW (286 hp) and the OM 926 LA with 240 kW (326 hp). engines in the 900 series can be run on biodiesel with no need for retrospective Reductions in exhaust and noise bring significant benefits for

Econic – a success story

Prague, Berlin, Valencia most recently, Singapore – the of cities where the benefits of are in demand is growing constantly. And now too is focusing its attention on the clean-cut machine. During the 16th UN Conference, taking place 29 November and 10 December 2010 at the resort of Cancun, Mercedes-Benz is the Econic NGT 2628 6×2/4 a three-axle vehicle that in at 26 tonnes gross weight. a trailing axle, six-speed transmission, unique cab design panoramic windscreen and wide, opening doors, the Econic is with features to make easier for the crew.

Having sold almost units in twelve years, around 1000 with the engine, the Econic enjoys an market position and is now well as the yardstick against which vehicles with low-floor are measured. As a result of the increasing of units being sold and customer demand for Econic vehicles, in 2009 manufacturing was relocated to the Special Trucks at Wörth am Rhein in Germany. the vehicle had been produced at the of Competence for Emission-free Mobility in Mannheim.

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