Thule Glide wins prestigious Red Dot Design award.

Thule is proud to announce that Thule Glide has been awarded with the Red Dot Design Award. The Product Design competition has existed since 1954 and its award, the Red Dot, is an internationally recognized quality seal. 

41 experts from all over the globe – the largest Red Dot jury in the history of the competition – came together in the Ruhr region at the end of February to select the best design innovations of the year 2016. The independent panel of design experts assessed the submitted products by taking certain criteria into account such as functionality, degree of innovation, formal quality and ecological compatibility. The internationally organized competition “Red Dot Award: Product Design” appraises the best products of the year. Manufacturers and designers from all over the world submit originals of their latest products in the hope of being awarded the sought-after distinction “Red Dot”.

Thule Glide

A high performance sports stroller in a lightweight, aerodynamic design, the Thule Glide is designed with both parents and children in mind as part of Thule’s Active with Kids series. Parents can make the most of their run or stroll on any terrain with the Thule Glide’s smart, stable and stylish design. The fixed front wheel provides increased stability and rolling-resistance, an extended multi-position and ergonomic handlebar gives a superior kick stride for the runner and a hand-activated brake increases control on steep terrain.

Children can enjoy a comfortable and safe journey with a padded seated that can be adjusted to an almost horizontal sleeping position for napping. Rear suspension has also been added for a smooth and cosy ride. The Thule Glide can be used for babies between 0-6 months as a stroller and is recommended for running or walking on rougher terrain when the child is older and weighs less than 34kg. When not in use, the Thule Glide can be folded using one hand for easy and compact storing and transporting.

Tina Liselius
PR & Sponsorship Manager Europe & ROW, Thule Group
Mobile: 070 0902652
Email: tina.liselius@thule.com

About Thule
The Thule brand was established in 1942. Under the motto Bring your life, Thule globally offers a wide range of premium products for active people that allow them to bring what they care most for safely, easily and in style.

Thule offers among other things roof racks, bike carriers, roof boxes, computer/camera/sports bags and child related products like child bike seats and multifunctional strollers. The products are sold in more than 139 countries world-wide. Thule is the largest brand in the Thule Group.

For more information, please visit www.thule.com

About Us

Thule Group is a world leader in products that make it easy to bring the things you care for – easily, securely and in style, when living an active life. Under the motto Active Life, Simplified, we offer products within two segments: Outdoor&Bags (e.g. equipment for cycling, water and winter sports, roof boxes, bike trailers, baby joggers, laptop and camera bags, backpacks and cases for mobile handheld devices) and Specialty (snow chains and pick-up truck tool boxes). Our products are sold in 136 markets globally. There are more than 2,200 of us working for Thule Group at 10 production facilities and more than 35 sales locations all over the world. Net sales for 2013 amounted to 4.3 billion SEK. For more information, please visit www.thulegroup.com

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