Taiwan's Foxconn and Yulon aim to supply 10% of world’s electric cars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan electronics giant Foxconn Technology and local carmaker Yulon Group said Friday (Oct. 16) their joint efforts to manufacture electric vehicles (EVs) will likely yie...

Taiwan bookstore chain Eslite to close 3 more locations before end of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Celebrated bookstore chain Eslite will close three more outlets before the 2020 following six closures earlier in the year, reports said Wednesday (Aug. 19). In May, Es...

Taiwanese car brand Luxgen to leave China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a sluggish car market in China, Taiwan's Yulon Group has decided to withdraw its Luxgen brand from the country, reports said Wednesday (June 17). The move was ...

Car sales surge in Taiwan despite coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Car sales surged by more than 15 percent in Taiwan in March, despite the onslaught of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with electric car maker Tesla forcing its ...

Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology and Yulon to develop electric cars together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apple Inc. supplier Foxconn Technology and local carmaker Yulon Group have formed a joint venture to manufacture vehicles together, CommonWealth Magazine reported. Foxc...

Taiwan’s Luxgen not planning to launch fully electric cars in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Yulon Group said new car models were evidence that it would continue with its local brand Luxgen, though no all-electric vehicles are planned within the nex...

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...

Taiwan's China Motors to challenge Gogoro with new e-scooter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s electric scooter market is about to have a new contender with China Motor Corporation’s (中華汽車) release of the IE-125 electric scooter on Friday (July ...

Band mocks 7 Taiwan brands that lost ground after entering China market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of the controversy swirling around Taiwan's "bread master" Wu Pao-chun (吳寶春) after he kowtowed to China in an attempt to save his branch in Shanghai, ...

Taiwan’s Acer and National Yang-Ming University collaborate on self-driving car technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese electronics giant Acer and National Yang-Ming University (NYMU) announced a collaborative partnership on Dec. 10, in which the pair will jointly develop self-dri...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - December 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Yulon Group chairman Kenneth Yen dies in Taipei at age 54; Some subjects in Taiwan's schools to be taught in English; Taiwanese woman with d...

Risk of esophageal cancer high in Taiwan due to 'Asian Flush'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke of Yulon Group Chairman Kenneth Yen's death (嚴凱泰) on Monday due to esophageal cancer, doctors are warning Taiwanese that those with the so-called "Asi...

2,500 people in Taiwan diagnosed with esophageal cancer every year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the death of Yulon Group Chairman Kenneth Yen (嚴凱泰) on Monday, Dec. 5, at the age of 54, doctors around Taiwan are cautioning people about the dangers of smoking...

Yulon Group chairman Kenneth Yen dies in Taipei at age 54

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Yulon Group chairman, multi-millionaire Kenneth Yen (嚴凱泰), died at Taipei Veterans General Hospital on Monday afternoon; he was 54. Yen was a Taiwanese entrepreneur who is l...

Acer and Yulon Group unveil Taiwan's first self-driving car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sept. 28 at the Taiwan Automotive Technology Innovation Summit 2018, the computer company Acer in collaboration with the Yulon Group introduced the country’s firs...