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Mercedes-Benz is a brand of vehicles and engines that are manufactured by the German concern Daimler AG (formerly known as Daimler Chrysler and Dainler-Benz). The most used short natienovanie this technique - Mercedes. The word is derived from the spain female name, which was called the daughter of one of the trading partners of the company, famous racer Emil Ellinka. Mercedes-Benz is always the pioneer developer of engines for heavy automotive, construction, road and agricultural equipment

The First Diesel Truck : In the twentieth century, all trucks drove to petrol engines. The first three copies of 5-ton trucks with diesel engines agents left the factory gates Daimler Motor Company (Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft, DMG) in the autumn of 1922. Innovative use of diesel engines has reduced fuel consumption by 83 percent compared with conventional gasoline engines. The first diesel truck developed capacity 33 kW (45 hp) at 1000 r / min. In 1923 in Berlin, the company launched the next diesel truck with a capacity of 29 kW (40 hp)

Birth of Engines OM : First diesel, developed together after connecting Benz and Daimler - the six-cylinder OM 5, which was introduced in 1927. With the volume of 8.6 liters, it gave power 55 kW (75 hp). Since that time Mercedes-Benz engines are designated by letters OM, are like the German word "Ölmotor", which at the time named products Traditional Diesel truck engines at the time were carbureted gasoline engines. The turning point came in 1932, along with the first light truck Mercedes-Benz Lo 2000 OM 59 diesel engine capacity of 3.8 liters and power of 40 kW (55 hp).