The Volvo Parallel Hybrid driveline has a long, proven in-service record with thousands of vehicles in operation. They reduce emissions and deliver consistent fuel savings and high reliability. It's a result of the complete integration of the engine and the hybrid systems – all of which are designed and manufactured by Volvo.

Save up to 39% on fuel bills

The fuel savings will depend largely on the kind of operation undertaken, but our highly efficient Euro 5 B5R LE Hybrid can deliver savings of up to 39% in mixed traffic. The Hybrid chassis is equipped with a number of special features to assist optimum performance.

Unrivalled uptime

With legendary Volvo reliability and a service-friendly layout for easy maintenance, your bus is designed for optimum uptime. The B5R LE Hybrid is backed by our usual warranty and minimises risk levels for our customers.

Environmental benefits

Operating one of our hybrids for a year could improve your carbon dioxide footprint by 27 tonnes. Typically this means 12g less CO2 per passenger mile, and the hybrid also offers a 50% reduction in particulates and NOx. So, the more hybrids in the fleet, the better the result.

reduced weight – more capacity

We have introduced weight savings on the B5R LE Hybrid chassis, allowing passenger capacity on a par with conventional diesel buses. The B5R LE Hybrid is built to cope with the needs of dense and demanding city traffic, but it is also suited for routes that service suburbs.

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Features

The smarter engine

The smarter engine

The Volvo Hybrid driveline features a 120 kW electric motor, a right-sized 5-litre Euro 5 diesel engine and the Volvo I-Shift gearbox.

CAPACITY WITHOUT COMPROMISES

CAPACITY WITHOUT COMPROMISES

The B5R LE Hybrid is a light-weight design which allows bodywork with the same capacity as a conventional diesel or gas bus.

Future-proof

Future-proof

Volvo hybrids are part of our holistic approach to sustainable transport solutions. Our partnerships with cities worldwide help create new means of public transport.

BUS RAPID TRANSIT

BUS RAPID TRANSIT

Let your city grow

Bus Rapid Transit
SERVICE CONTRACTS

SERVICE CONTRACTS

Ensured uptime

A Service Contract gives you substantial reinforcement of uptime and availability at a specified monthly rate. Available at three levels.

Service Contracts
HYBRID BATTERY CONTRACT

HYBRID BATTERY CONTRACT

Long-term battery performance

A Hybrid Battery Contract will give peace of mind. Thorough monitoring makes sure you always have the right performance.

Hybrid Battery Contract
I-COACHING

I-COACHING

Driving skills boost productivity

Driver behaviour is a key to efficient operation. I-Coaching gives your driver immediate feedback and guidance for more efficient driving.

I-Coaching

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Find out more

Download the brochure to find out more about the Volvo B5R LE Hybrid.

Volvo B5R LE Hybrid brochure(PDF, 8 MB)

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