Econic Trucks News Archive

Totally Local Company Limited (TLC) had an exacting set of requirements for its latest trucks, and a pair of Mercedes-Benz Econics met or exceeded every one of them. The Stockport-based…

Mercedes has a goal in sight – which usually means the company will achieve it.  They are in the final stages of testing their electric Econic for refuse applications and…

The workshop is familiar with them, they are reliable over a ten-year working life, but the key factor in Moray council choosing four new Econics was the safety features. All…

It makes perfect sense for a council to buy the truck that is safest to use – especially when the truck is involved with erecting safety cones and other traffic…

Greener Ealing is a brand new trading company belonging to Ealing Council (West London) and has commissioned 32 Econic refuse collection vehicles as part of a major investment in new…

The most impressive piece of news is that local councils are actually investing in infrastructure for providing services to the residents of the borough. Many councils will outsource the work…

Well, we are confused.  It seems that Dennis Eagle won the tender for Reigate & Banstead council’s new refuse trucks.  Nothing out of the ordinary there.  However they are supplying…

Where trucks are working across London, responsible truck operators will increasingly specify low-entry cabs, not just for ease of access, but mainly for improved direct vision and enhanced safety for…

Most people looking at the front of an Econic would think “Refuse Truck”.  There are an increasing number of operators recognising the benefits in terms of cab access and all-round…

If there’s one type of business that should be using gas-powered trucks, it’s the waste business.  Methane was an unwanted byproduct of running a landfill site.  As a gas it…