Battery-powered Mercedes-Benz eEconic to replace CNG-powered version

Will Shiers
April 9, 2023

Mercedes-Benz will launch a zero-tailpipe emissions version of its Econic in the second quarter of 2022.

The battery-powered truck, which will initially only be available in 6x2/4 rigid configurations, will be equipped with three 105kWh battery packs. Twin liquid-cooled motors will generate a continuous output of 330kW and peak output of 400kW.

Linda Fritzenwanker, product manager Econic and head of eEconic sales project, explains that a distribution model was also be available, featuring a two-seat cab. She also confirmed that eEconic will replace the CNG-powered version of Econic.

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Will has been the editor of Commercial Motor magazine since 2011 and is the UK jury member of the International Truck of the Year.

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