Volvo Buses has been awarded at the ‘Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019’ thanks to the renewed Volvo 9900 long-distance coach launched in 2018.

The Red Dot Award: Product Design is one of the world’s largest design competitions. It is is broken down into the three distinct disciplines: Product Design, Brands & Communication Design and Design Concept. In 2019, designers and manufacturers from 55 countries entered more than 5,500 products in the competition. The international jury comprises experts from different disciplines and has been convening for more than 60 years in order to select the year’s best designs. Their assessment focuses on criteria such as the level of innovation, functionality, formal quality, longevity and ergonomics. 

The Red Dot Gala will take place on 8 July 2019 in Essen, Germany. The Red Dot winners will receive their certificates and a video of the Volvo 9900 will join the exhibition “Design on Stage” in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen. The Volvo 9900 will also be on show in the Red Dot Design Yearbook, online and in the Red Dot Design App.