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...

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 ...

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...

Taiwan shows off first Level 4 autonomous concept vehicle

Taiwan unveiled Thursday its first Level 4 autonomous concept vehicle, developed by Hua-Chuang Automobile Information Technical Center (HAITEC), a Yulon Group affiliate, and PC brand Acer Inc. The ...

Toyota Corolla Altis remains Taiwan’s best-selling car for 17th year running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Toyota Corolla Altis sedan remained the best-selling car in Taiwan in 2017 for the 17th year running despite advances by SUVs and imports, reports said Tuesday. The...