In 2003 the web portal Car Design News and the software company Opticore organized a car design contest with a student and a professional categories. A design brief was presented and 10 finalists were chosen for each category, among the professionals was Duo.

Duo is an electric vehicle with a Scandinavian character, radical change in the vehicle’s architecture, this mainly because the motors are inbuilt in the wheels, freeing space inside the cockpit.