Daimler delivers ‘eEconic’ Truck

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The zero-emission vehicle is specifically designed for urban waste management

Daimler Commercial Vehicles MENA (DCV MENA) has delivered the region’s first Mercedes-Benz eEconic collection truck to BEEAH Group, the Middle East’s sustainability and digitalisation pioneer, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the BEEAH Headquarters in Sharjah.

The official handover of the eEconic was completed by Emirates Motor Company Commercial Vehicles (EMC CV), DCV MENA’s authorized General Distributor in Abu Dhabi, according to a press communique.

As a zero-emission vehicle specifically designed for urban waste management, the eEconic will be added to BEEAH’s fleet of over 2,000 waste collection vehicles, offering unparalleled efficiency, safety, and environmental performance.

The addition of the vehicle underscores BEEAH’s commitment to decarbonising its growing fleet operations in the UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, while aligning with the organization’s ambitions to achieve net-zero emissions across its range of operations by 2040.

Collaboration

The delivery of the eEconic is part of a larger collaboration between DCV MENA and BEEAH, which will leverage the strengths and expertise of both organisations to create innovative solutions that will benefit societies and the environment alike.

“This MoU represents our unwavering commitment to drive innovation, foster environmental responsibility, and shape the future of mobility. By combining our expertise in commercial vehicles with BEEAH’s visionary approach to waste management and sustainable solutions, we are confident in our ability to create a greener, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow,” commented Kay-Wolf Ahlden, President & CEO, DCV MENA FZE.

“The hand over the first Mercedes-Benz eEconic in the region to BEEAH, marks a significant milestone in our partnership. We would like to thank BEEAH for their trust and partnership, and we look forward to working together to create innovative solutions that will benefit our customers and the environment alike,” remarked Bilal Al Ribi, General Manager, EMC CV.

Advanced features

The eEconic’s advanced features, including the DirectVision cab with panoramic glazing and safety assistance systems, prioritize the safety of its drivers and the community, enabling BEEAH to further enhance its services as it scales operations.

“We are excited to partner with Daimler Commercial Vehicles MENA and receive the first Mercedes-Benz eEconic collection truck in the MENA region. This addition to BEEAH’s fleet

perfectly aligns with our objective of shaping zero-waste societies through an advanced, digitally enabled fleet,” stated Khaled Al Huraimel, Group CEO, BEEAH.

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