19 December 2022

Otokar TERRITO wins Excellent Product Design Award

Otokar, Turkey’s leading bus manufacturer, is a winner at the German Design Award 2023, the international premium award bestowed by the German Design Council. TERRITO U, designed by Otokar to offer an intelligent solution for contemporary passenger transport for short and medium distances, won the Excellent Product Design award.
Otokar, a Koç Group company, designs, develops and manufactures buses that provide comfortable and safe transportation for millions of passengers across the world, gaining recognition in the international arena. The dynamic and innovative design aesthetic that Otokar adopted in recent years has been recognized with multiple international awards, with the latest achievement just announced. Designed by Otokar to meet a broad range of uses such intercity, shuttle, and school transport, the new TERRITO U is the German Design Award Winner in Excellent Product Design, Passenger Vehicles.
The German Design Awards, bestowed by the German Design Council, recognize projects in different categories to reflect the diversity of design culture. In this year’s event, where the winner of each category was selected by a top-class international jury, TERRITO U was defined as “an intelligent solution for contemporary passenger transport for short and medium distances.”
Kerem Erman, Assistant General Manager, Commercial Vehicles, noted that Otokar offers innovative products for many markets, starting with Europe: “We strive to design and develop the ideal vehicles for operators and millions of passengers who use public transportation in their commutes, whether to their jobs, schools, or back home to their loved ones, in more than 50 different countries. As the number of Otokar buses serving metropolises around the world increases rapidly, we continue to develop designs and applications to meet the future needs of modern cities. We are proud to be recognized as the winner of the German Design Award 2023 in Excellent Product Design. We want to thank everyone for honoring Otokar with this premium award and for making this achievement possible.”
The German Design Awards are the premium award of the German Design Council. With its worldwide spectrum and international appeal, it is one of the most prestigious awards in the design landscape across all industries. Since 2012, the German Design Awards have been identifying significant design trends, presenting them to a broad public and honoring them.