Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


Cover - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2022
Apr. 14, 2023
Jun. 30, 2022
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K/A    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2022    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity File Number 001-38824    
Entity Registrant Name CANOO INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001750153    
Entity Tax Identification Number 83-1476189    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Address, Address Line One 19951 Mariner Avenue    
Entity Address, City or Town Torrance    
Entity Address, State or Province CA    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 90503    
City Area Code 424    
Local Phone Number 271-2144    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 286,376,886
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   476,588,034  
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Auditor Name Deloitte & Touche LLP    
Auditor Location Los Angeles, California    
Auditor Firm ID 34    
Common Stock [Member]      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share    
Trading Symbol GOEV    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Warrant [Member]      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Common Stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share    
Trading Symbol GOEVW    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ