This year, the Good Design Award committee received a total of 4,789 applications from over 31 different countries, 1,353 awards were given out by a panel of 86 judges. Gogoro first received the award for Best 100, then received the Gold Award for getting into the top 20, and finally winning 2nd place for Design of the Year, becoming the only brand from Taiwan to ever compete in the finals.
Gogoro’s design won 2nd placed based on the merits of creating positive change for urban living through design and technology. For the past 3 years, it has help saved over 330 Million kilograms of CO2 with its innovative battery swapping and energy management infrastructure. Gogoro have also been striving to make electric vehicles more appealing and accessible with advanced technology and affordable pricing.
Gogoro’s founder and CEO said, “One of the greatest challenge of this generation is finding ways to make cities smarter, while providing transportation infrastructures that are sustainable. Gogoro transformed the way people use energy by leveraging the concept of battery swapping and energy management technology, creating solutions that are accessible, affordable, and adaptable to different cities.”
About the Good Design Award
The Good Design Award is a movement aimed at enriching our lives and society through design. Since the foundation in 1957, it has been commonly known together with the "G Mark", the symbol of winning the award.
Good Design Award has recognized various objects surrounding us, including industrial goods, architecture, software, systems, services and so on. No matter tangible or intangible, Good Design Award will take it as design, evaluate and honor its quality, as long as it is created to fulfill certain ideals or purposes.