Bobcat’s L85 compact wheeled loader has been announced as a product discipline winner in the 2021 edition of the iF Design Awards, beating nearly 10,000 entries from 52 countries in the automobiles/vehicles category.
The organiser of the awards, iF International Forum Design GmbH, is the world’s oldest independent design organisation, based in Hanover, Germany. The Design Award is considered one of the most important design prizes and submissions are awarded in the following disciplines: Product, Packaging, Communication and Service Design, Architecture and Interior Architecture, as well as Professional Concept, User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI). All awarded entries are featured on the iF World Design Guide and in the iF design app.
Working with Bobcat on the L85 was German design company, Munich-based Lumod GmbH. Jaroslav Fišer, product line director for the Bobcat compact loader range in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said: “We are delighted that the L85 has won in the Automobiles/vehicles subcategory of the iF Product Discipline Award and we thank Lumod for their important role in guiding the design of the new machine. The L85 is a product of the Bobcat Innovation Center on our Dobris campus and has been designed to set a new market-leading performance benchmark in this segment of the market.”