Turkey's commercial vehicle brand Anadolu Isuzu has added a new one to the awards it has been granted at the prominent design competitions and organizations of the world. Anadolu Isuzu's fully electric public transportation model, NovoCITI Volt, was deemed worthy of an award in the Transportation category at the ABC Design Award, one of the prestigious competitions of the design world.
The ABC Design Award is organized by the German Design Council, which also organizes the "German Design Award", one of the most important design competitions in the world. At the ABC Design Award, a competition and award organization that focuses entirely on designs in the field of mobility, applications are evaluated by an independent jury composed of experts in various design disciplines.
The evaluation criteria of the global design competition ABC Design Award’s jury for the mobility solutions of the future include the successful blending of certain standards such as function, aesthetics, and material use with a holistic perspective.
R&D, one of Anadolu Isuzu's most important power sources
Anadolu Isuzu General Manager Tuğrul Arıkan made the following in his assessment regarding the subject:
“We, as Anadolu Isuzu, have a significant power in R&D and design. The expertise we have in these fields has played an important role in our recent success, especially in exports. While developing sustainable technology and production practices that meet the mobility needs of the future as of today with our strength in R&D, our design center combines our models based on these technology solutions together with modern and dynamic, futuristic lines. Being awarded at the ABC Design Award organized by the "German Design Council" with the NovoCITI Volt, which we exported for the first time in 2021, is considerably valuable for us. We will continue to work with the aim of adding new ones to this achievement, as well as value to our customers and our country in the future, as we have done so far.”
The fully electric NovoCITI Volt hits the roads of the globe
Being manufactured at the modern Çayırova facility of Anadolu Isuzu, attaching special priority to the production of electric and alternative fuel vehicles in line with its R&D and sustainability vision, NovoCITI Volt is popular with its zero-emission advantage, superior features and eye-catching design. The NovoCITI Volt, which was first delivered to France in 2021 in the international market, successfully responds to the demands of municipalities for zero emissions, low noise and modernity. The NovoCITI Volt model was developed by Anadolu Isuzu, totally in line with the public transportation trends of the future, from the concept and design stage, also taking the needs and requirements of especially
municipalities and public transportation operators into consideration. NovoCITI Volt, developed by Anadolu Isuzu on the proven Novociti Life platform, successfully meets the most up-to-date and meticulous environmental, comfort and safety standards with its superior features.
Providing its passengers with a spacious interior design and a comfortable travel atmosphere, NovoCITI Volt's high-performance batteries offer a range of up to 300 km with its 211kWh capacity. Thanks to the batteries placed on the roof and the balanced weight distribution, the passenger capacity of the NovoCITI Volt can reach up to 52.
Giving priority to corporate responsibility and sustainability, Anadolu Isuzu aims to strengthen its position in the market with the practices implemented in the production processes and the environmentally friendly vehicles it produces. Anadolu Isuzu continues its efforts to develop the 12 and 18-meter options of the Isuzu NovoCITI Volt series.