Taiwan’s Gogoro, Re-Think beach cleaning event collects over 7,800 kg of trash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A summer beach clean-up event organized by electric scooter maker Gogoro and environmental group Re-Think collected 7,825 kg of trash from five different beaches around th...

Taiwan's Gogoro expands recall of 2-Series to 150,000 units

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Gogoro is recalling 150,000 Gogoro 2 because of a potential issue with its power system that may cause the vehicle to shut down while riding. The Taipei-based electric ...

Taiwan's Gogoro launches hybrid bike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's electric scooter company Gogoro on Wednesday (July 1) launched the "Eeyo," its first hybrid bicycle for the Taiwan, U.S., and European markets. D...

Taiwan's local governments roll out hot deals to boost stimulus voucher spending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cities and counties in Taiwan are rushing to launch hot deals that encourage consumer spending, in line with the central government’s stimulus plan that is set to ki...

Gogoro’s Eeyo a lightweight e-bike made for the city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Gogoro has unveiled its first e-bikes called the Eeyo 1 and Eeyo 1s, which are part of a new Eeyo sub-brand from the Taiwan electric scooter maker. The Eeyo line is des...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taiwan's icons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian educator on Thursday (April 23) completed this lighthearted illustration of a map of Taiwan festooned with a number of the country's most iconic symbols....

Taiwan 7-Eleven launches sales of NT$1 million boats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's largest convenience store chain, 7-Eleven, on Monday (March 30) announced that customers can now order boats at all 5,700 of its locations across the island. ...

Taiwan gears up for 5G era: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) envisions an era of fifth-generation (5G) networks as the country moves toward a digital economy and continues its industrial transformation. ...

Taiwan's Gogoro sees sales more than double in 2019

Sales of Gogoro Inc., a Taiwan-based electric scooter maker, saw sales more than double in 2019 to become the second- largest motorcycle brand in Taiwan, after its December sales hit a new monthly hig...

Taiwan's Gogoro and Appier recognized as unicorns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Minister of the National Development Council, Chen Mei-ling (陳美伶), announced on Thursday (Dec. 26) at a press conference for its Business Angel Investment Program that...

Exhibition of Golden Pin Design Award highlights Taiwanese designs and evironmental issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 designs and concepts from Taiwan and around the world are being showcased at the Golden Pin Design Award 2019 Winners’ Exhibition in Taipei from Wednes...

Electric scooter sales in Taiwan soon to reach annual goal of 100,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of electric scooters sold in Taiwan is expected to reach the annual goal of 100,000 units in the coming days. According to the latest data from the Industria...

1,572 electric scooter users set new world record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A flash mob of electric scooters set a new Guinness World Records on Sunday (Sept. 29) for the largest electric scooter procession after crossing Taipei Bridge, which link...

Taiwan’s CPC to shut down 38 Gogoro battery-swap stations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – State-run oil concern CPC Corporation, Taiwan will shut down 38 facilities where users of Gogoro electric scooters can swap batteries due to the end of a contract, reports...

Three Taiwanese specialties fascinate the Japanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has become a popular destination for tourists from Japan, and three of its offerigns are of particular interest to Japanese. According to Rakuten Market (樂天市場), ...