Canoo EVs Win Multiple Red Dot Awards

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Canoo Inc. has been recognized with several prestigious Red Dot Design Awards in 2024. The Lifestyle Delivery Vehicle 190 (LDV 190) earned the “Best of the Best” award in the Commercial Vehicles category and a nomination for the Red Dot: Luminary, the highest accolade at the Red Dot Award: Design Concept. Additionally, Canoo’s American Bulldog electric pickup truck was honored as a 2024 Red Dot winner. These awards highlight Canoo’s innovation and excellence in electric vehicle design.

Key Highlights

  • LDV 190 awarded “Best of the Best” in Commercial Vehicles
  • LDV 190 nominated for Red Dot: Luminary
  • American Bulldog electric pickup truck wins 2024 Red Dot Award
  • USPS is the first commercial customer of the LDV 190

The Red Dot Award is an international competition that celebrates excellence in design. It is one of the world’s largest design competitions, and the Red Dot Label is a coveted mark of quality. Submissions are rigorously assessed by a panel of designers, professors, and specialist journalists based on criteria such as design quality, innovation, function, and overall product excellence. The Red Dot Design Concept Awards Ceremony will be held on October 10, 2024, in Singapore.

Canoo EVs Win Multiple Red Dot Awards

Canoo’s LDV 190 stands out for its innovative design, characterized by a clean, minimalist shape, versatility, and cutting-edge technology. The vehicle maximizes utility and flexibility, supporting a wide range of business and government applications. Emphasizing sustainability, the LDV 190 uses eco-friendly materials and boasts the smallest footprint and longest range in the Class 2 segment.

Designed with driver ergonomics and customer use cases in mind, the LDV 190 features a low floor, spacious cabin, and steer-by-wire technology for easier ingress and egress. This technology allows 1.2 turns lock-to-lock of the steering wheel, significantly easing steering and maneuverability. The LDV 190 redefines the delivery experience, blending technology, sustainability, and human-centric design for a future of clean, efficient, and inclusive mobility.

Tony Aquila, investor, executive chairman, and CEO at Canoo, stated, “We are honored to receive these prestigious recognitions from Red Dot and are proud that our LDV 190 and American Bulldog have been recognized based on innovation, aesthetics, and utility. Our goal is to purposefully design EVs that meet the sustainability, reliability, functionality, and ergonomic needs of our customers globally, including those requiring right-hand drive. This award is a testament to our design philosophy, values, and our team’s dedication to the aesthetically functional design of innovative electric vehicles that help to modernize transportation across the globe.”

Canoo EVs Win Multiple Red Dot Awards

The American Bulldog electric truck is another standout, blending rugged utility with modern design. It features a robust exterior with clean, angular lines, exuding strength and durability. Drawing inspiration from military technology, the truck prioritizes function over form, resulting in a modular machine built to handle any terrain.

Canoo’s consistent recognition with design awards, including the Red Dot Best of the Best in 2020 and 2021, underscores the company’s commitment to high design standards and its position as a leading electric vehicle manufacturer.

About Canoo

Canoo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOEV) aims to bring EVs to everyone. The company has developed breakthrough electric vehicles with pioneering technologies, unique designs, and a business model supporting multiple owners throughout the vehicle lifecycle. Canoo’s modular electric platform maximizes interior space and is customizable to support various business and consumer applications. Canoo operates in California, Texas, Oklahoma, and Michigan.

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