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Specifications for Volvo 8900 Electric

Dimensions and weights

 12.3 m
14.9 m
Length12.3 m14.9 m
Width2.55 m2.55 m


3.6 m3.6 m
Permitted GVW20,600 kg27,000 kg

Passenger cabin


12.3 m

14.9 m

No. of passengers, max88110
No. of seats, max4357

Driver’s environment

Dashboard that moves with steering wheel adjustment
Volvo Dynamic Steering
Digital instrument cluster
Steering wheel buttons for easy access
Integrated infotainment

Climate system

Separate climate zones for driver and passengers. For optimal climate and energy efficiency, the passenger area temperature is controlled by a pre-set temperature curve. The temperature in the driver’s are is manually controlled.


Cooling capacity31 kW for roof unit
Heating capacity

9 kW for roof unit heating pump

50 kW for roof unit electric heater

Auxiliary heater

18 kW electric heater

23 kW fuel heater

Defroster18 kW

All-Volvo driveline

Volvo 8900 Electric is an all-Volvo design and part of the Volvo group-wide e-mobility architecture. All components are designed and manufactured to work perfectly together. This means that technical documentation and spare parts compatibility are always up to date, ensuring swift and efficient maintenance.


Electric motorsSingle or dual Volvo electric motors
Traction voltage

600 V

Auxiliary heater

200 kW (4x2 only) or 2x200 kW (4x2 and 6x2)

DefrosterUp to 450 kWh (4x2), up to 540 kWh (6x2)

Charging flexibility


Maximum charging power 450 kW

Customer specifies position of rails


Maximum charging power 250 kW

Front left and/or right charging

Volvo Ready-to-Run

Internal functionality which keeps the traction batteries at working temperature, to ensure that the bus can be started directly without pre-heating

The 24 V batteries are charged from 600 V battery

Pre-heating/cooling of cabin possible when supported by HVAC supplier

Active safety systems

Forward Collision Warning
Intelligent Speed Assist
Side Collision Avoidance Support
Front Short Range Assist
Lane Keeping Support
Driver Alert Support
Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Safer driving

Volvo Dynamic Steering
Safety Zones
Electronic Stability Control

Protection systems

Protection systems
Knee Impact Protection
Front Underrun Protection

Energy Storage System safety

Battery monitoring
Automatic safety functions on cell and pack level
Isolation resistance monitoring
Charging safety
Mechanical protection
Rescue sheet


Volvo I-Shift Automated Mechanical Transmission (AMT)

Suspension and axles

Electronically controlled air suspension with kneeling function available on all variants
Volvo Beam Axle (front), and Volvo’s single reduction rear axle with optimised ratios


Collision Warning with Emergency Brake (CW-EB)
Electronic Braking System (EBS 5)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

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