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Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid – silent and emission-free capacity

The Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid leads the way in silent, clean and energy-saving performance. Enabling the start of a paradigm shift in on-road public transport and opening up for a range of new possibilities in city development. Or how about indoor bus stops? Or being able to drive in sensitive zones? Ultimately making transport by bus much more attractive, and your city a better place for its citizens.

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    Silent and clean

    The Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid runs in electric mode on average for 70% of the route. Silent and with zero emissions.

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    Save up to 60% energy cost

    The total energy saving, electricity included, can reach 60% and the environmental cost is cut by a similar amount.

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    Sensitive areas

    Imagine being able to drive in sensitive areas, such as silent zones, zones with low speed or zero-emission requirements.

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    Trouble-free ownership

    The Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid comes as a turn-key solution. The requested capacity and uptime at minimum financial risk.

Fast charging for success

7 km electric drive

The Volvo Opportunity Charging System provides automatic fast charging of batteries in the Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid. The system is designed to be part of ordinary bus stops and it includes the complete interface between the energy grid and the vehicle. Charging starts automatically when the bus stops in the right position.

Growing living cities

Flexible operation

The Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid opens up for new possibilities. The city can offer public transport in sensitive areas, such as silent and zero-emission zones close to schools, hospitals and residential areas. It is even possible to open up for indoor bus terminals, which could be an attractive solution in shopping malls, railway stations and airports.


total energy saving


of route on electricity


reduced CO2


Length 12 m
Width 2.55 m
Height 3.28 m
Permitted GVW 19,000 kg
Emissions standard Euro 6
Diesel engine 240 hp/918 Nm Volvo D5K 240, 4-cylinder, in-line diesel engine with common rail injection
Electric motor 150 kW/1200 Nm Volvo I-SAM
Energy storage system High-capacity lithium-ion battery
Transmission Volvo I-Shift automated gear-changing system
Charging system Opportunity Charging. Fully automatic fast charging sequence. Rapid charge time: up to 6 min.
Suspension Electronically controlled air suspension with kneeling function
Passenger capacity Up to 95 persons, 32 + 1 (folding) seats
Door system Electric. 2+2+0 or 2+2+2.
Climate system 28 kW AC with separate climate zones for driver and passengers

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