“Absolute innovation”: M99 Tail Light 2 wins the German Design Award GOLD 2020

Supernova is a prizewinner. Again!

CEO and Designer Marcus Wallmeyer and Michael Fitzek, one of Supernova’s electronic engineers, were in Frankfurt today at the German Design Award 2020 ceremony to accept the Gold Award won by Supernova’s new M99 Tail Light 2.

The German Design Award is one of the most prestigious design awards in the world and enjoys an excellent reputation far beyond the professional world. With the GOLD Award, Supernova was honored for outstanding product design as the best in its industry.

The M99 Tail Light 2 is a revolutionary e-bike tail light with integrated brake light. It uses an innovative light technology, which raises safety standards to a whole new level. Here is the judges’ statement for the GOLD Award:

The rear light integrated into the luggage carrier combines driving and stop light at five times more brightness and represents an absolute innovation in its class. The driving light is pleasantly homogeneous and therefore very high-quality in a technical sense. The fact that the M99 Tail Light 2 is also the first road-approved tail light with a perfectly homogeneous signature makes it even more attractive. This turns a necessary functional element into a cleanly designed bike component, that is practically invisible compared to conventional external rear lights, making it blend harmoniously into the basic design of an e-bike.

After the intensive development work here at Supernova, we’re overjoyed to win this prestigious award. Serial production has already started and we’ll soon see the new M99 taillights on the road.

Text: Mary Jaksch Ι Pictures: David Schultheiss