Winners of Taiwan Excellence Awards unveiled

The winners of the 28th Taiwan Excellence Awards were unveiled Nov. 27 by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), with 30 homegrown brands honored for technological innovation. A total ...

Indonesian caregiver steals Taiwanese boss's safe with NT$2.08 million inside

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian woman stole her employer's safe containing NT$2.08 million (US$68,000) and tried to make away with the loot on an e-bike with her boyfriend, but they wer...

Taiwan at forefront of e-bike boom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has the potential to break new ground in the electric bicycle industry, according to a report by CNA. After reaching the peak of the global electric bicycle indu...

Over 300 ticketed for ignoring e-bike helmet law in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 300 people have been ticketed for not wearing helmets while riding e-bikes in New Taipei City since new traffic laws kicked in on Tuesday (Oct. 1). Starting on Oct...

New e-bike helmet law, fine for failing to signal to hit streets in Taiwan Oct. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Not wearing a helmet while riding an e-bike, failing to signal, and blocking a zebra crossing are among 15 new traffic violations to hit the streets in Taiwan in October. ...

Acadia National Park adopting e-bike rules after directive

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Acadia National Park has some leeway in regulating e-bikes despite an Interior Department directive to treat them like regular bicycles when it comes to trail access, Superint...

Speeding on e-bike to be finable in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- E-bike riders who do over 25 kilometers per hour or don’t like to wear a helmet are advised to beware of a proposed regulation amendment that could affect their pocketboo...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - May 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Taiwan and Philippine navies have unexpected encounter at sea; Taiwanese fed up with Chinese flags in Taipei blame Mayor Ko; Taiwan's HTC to...

Taiwan's new e-bike helmet law to impact foreign commuters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an effort to better regulate electric bicycles and address the rise in injuries and deaths from the vehicles, the Legislature on Monday (April 29) passed a preliminary revie...

Taiwan’s premier cycling trade fair to begin Oct. 31 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--TAIPEI CYCLE 2018 will be held from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall 1 and Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) Hall 3 before it is moved to a March date for t...

Giant Bicycles to set up European manufacturing hub to reduce reliance on China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Giant Manufacturing Co. (捷安特), the world's largest producer of bicycles is moving manufacturing away from China and setting up a new manufacturing hub in ...

Taiwan donates e-bikes to Vatican

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan donated two Taiwan-made e-bikes, or electric bikes to the Vatican City State on July 2, in response to the Pope's call for greater efforts in environmental prot...

Taiwan e-bike sales boom, become a major export

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's electric bike, or e-bike exports have increased dramatically over the past six years, making the product a major export category according to the Ministry of ...

Councilor of Taichung in central Taiwan calls for formulating regulations to rein in e-bikes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Is there any law in Taiwan that can hold electric bicycles, which ramp about the streets of the country, in check? Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said in the city cou...

Blix Bikes Launches the Sol, One of the Lowest Step-Through E-Cruisers on the Market

SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Blix Bikes, a leader in innovative and stylish electric bikes introduces the Sol, its new smart and stylishly designed cruiser for a comfortable ride...