Designer: Local Motors Transport category


The world’s first self-driving, 3D printed, electric bus.

Olli is the world’s first electric, self-driving vehicle. It can carry up to 12 passengers, serving as a single vehicle solution or as part of a network of smart vehicles all working together.

Olli’s vision and purpose is to be the first vehicle in a self-driving system to integrate sensors, cognitive intelligence, autonomy, electromobility, 3D printing and several other technologies.

Image credits | Olli

Meet the designers

Local Motors, share their design story, motivations, obstacles and future plans for Olli in this interview with the Design Museum.

Transport nominees


The shortlist this year includes transport designs that explore self-driving, electric and energy efficient models and even a 3D printed bus.

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Beazley Designs of the Year

This exhibition comprises 62 nominations across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport. The exhibition and awards showcases some of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers in the world today.

Background image | Olli