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Gogoro

Taiwanese-based venture-backed company that develops and sells electric scooters and battery swapping infrastructure

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August 27, 2019

Gogoro launches its electric scooters for businesses in South Korea

Gogoro, the Taiwanese electric vehicle and mobility platform company, announced today that it has partnered with motorcycle company TIC Corporation to bring its B2B-focused electric scooters to South Korea.

August 7, 2019

Gogoro announces Yamaha, Aeon and PGO are the first manufacturers that will use its swappable batteries in their own scooters

July 5, 2019

Gogoro launches GoShare 

GoShare is an end-to-end vehicle sharing platform. The program will start operating with 1,000 Gogoro smart scooters next month in Taoyuan City, Taiwan. 

September 2017

Gogoro raises a $300,000,000 series C round from Temasek Holdings, Sumitomo Corporation and Generation Investment Management.

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Sean O'Kane
September 26, 2019
The Verge
Taiwan's Gogoro has a new scooter coming out that's smaller and more adaptable than anything else in the company's growing stable. It's called "Viva," and it will be available for $1,800 in Taiwan in October, and "some global markets" starting in 2020.
Catherine Shu
September 26, 2019
TechCrunch
Gogoro, the Taiwanese electric vehicle company, revealed its newest vehicle today, a lightweight scooter designed for people who want something smaller than one of the company's Smartscooter mopeds, but more powerful than an electric bike. Called the Viva, the scooter can run for 85 kilometers on one of Gogoro's swappable batteries, which are charged at [...]
Catherine Shu
August 27, 2019
TechCrunch
Gogoro, the Taiwanese electric vehicle and mobility platform company, announced today that it has partnered with motorcycle company TIC Corporation to bring its B2B-focused electric scooters to South Korea. Gogoro 2 Utility, a version of the company's Smartscooters created for logistics and delivery fleets, will be available for purchase through TIC, starting in Seoul. Today's [...]
Catherine Shu
August 7, 2019
TechCrunch
Gogoro, the Taiwanese electric vehicle company, has announced its first manufacturing partners. Yamaha, Aeon Motor and PGO will all launch new scooters this summer that run on Gogoro's swappable batteries and charging infrastructure. This means consumers who like Gogoro's battery system will have a choice between buying Gogoro's own scooters or scooters from its three [...]
Catherine Shu
July 23, 2019
TechCrunch
Since the launch of its first electric scooter in 2015, Gogoro co-founder and CEO Horace Luke has frequently been asked when the startup is going to expand beyond Taiwan. In its home country, Gogoro's two-wheel vehicles, with their distinctive swappable battery system, are now the top-selling electric scooters. But Luke says the company has always [...]
Catherine Shu
July 5, 2019
TechCrunch
Founded in 2011, Gogoro now makes the best-selling electric scooters in Taiwan, where it is headquartered. The startup has always seen itself as an end-to-end platform developer, however, and today it marked a major milestone with the announcement of a new vehicle sharing system. Called GoShare, the program will start operating with a pilot fleet [...]

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