Hidromek electric excavator lands second design award


Hidromek has been awarded the prestigious IF Product Design Award for its 100% electric city excavator Hicon 7W.

78 independent jury members evaluated more than 7,298 entries from 56 countries. After the evaluations, the best designs were selected in areas of product, communication, packaging and service design, architecture and interior design.

Having one of the few vehicle design studios in Turkey, Hidromek combines its knowledge of R&D with virtual reality implementations during design processes. The total number of Hidromek’s design awards has increased to 19 while the number of IF Design Awards won by Hidromek has reached six.

Hidromek’s 100% electric Hicon 7W, developed with the goal of specialisation in electric construction equipment category of the future, stands out for being smart, economic and eco-friendly. The machine can be used in many corners of the city with its zero emission and compact dimensions,  relays information with its rear screen to its surroundings for safe driving with its environmental safety system.

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