Smart scooter firm plans Taipei debut

VROOM TO GROW:Taoyuan-based startup Gogoro Inc said that local governments have pledged their support as it aims to build a sustainable electric refueling system

Taipei Times
Date:  Mar 31, 2015
By: Lauly Li  /  Staff reporter

Taiwanese startup Gogoro Inc (睿能創意) plans to launch its first electric “smart scooter,” along

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je places a battery in a battery-swapping station at a news conference held by Gogoro Inc in Taipei yesterday to announce its plans to launch its first electric “smart scooter” along with battery-swapping stations in Taipei and New Taipei City this summer.  Photo: CNA

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je places a battery in a battery-swapping station at a news conference held by Gogoro Inc in Taipei yesterday to announce its plans to launch its first electric “smart scooter” along with battery-swapping stations in Taipei and New Taipei City this summer. Photo: CNA

with a network of battery-swapping stations in Taipei and New Taipei City this summer, the firm said yesterday.

The Taoyuan-based company said Taipei and New Taipei City would be a global example of a more flexible and sustainable electric refueling system.

Gogoro plans to build a complete battery-swapping station network in Taiwan before moving on to other global destinations, company marketing chief Peng Ming-i (彭明義) told reporters on the sidelines of a news conference.     [FULL  STORY]

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