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Gogoro

Gogoro

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

Horace Luke

Horace founded Gogoro in 2011 with a vision for leveraging innovation to introduce sustainable energy and transportation to the masses in the world’s cities. As CEO, he is responsible for the company’s vision and strategy, products, and global operations. Previously, Horace was the chief innovation officer at HTC, where he led all product strategy. He also worked at Microsoft, where he led product ideation and brand development for Xbox and a variety of other franchises. He began his career at Nike where he played a key role in the brand development of various Nike brands.

Our mission is to put smart, portable electric power within reach of every urban rider in the world.

A smarter ecosystem

Our 360˚ ecosystem is AI-powered and cloud-connected to deliver the most accessible energy solution on an open, turn-key platform. It’s easier to adopt, more efficient to operate, and faster to scale in the urban environment.

Developing future-proof technologies that meet today’s demands while continually optimizing to meet tomorrow’s as well.

Gogoro Platform

At the heart of our ecosystem, software is built around you.

SmartGEN

Getting smarter with every swap, 250,000 times a day.

Smart Factory

Digitized end-to-end, manufacturing made nimble and smart.

GoShare

Unlocking efficiency for vehicle sharing, swap after swap.

Digital Drive

Next-generation powertrains, built smart from the start.

iQ System

The superpower that makes Smartscooter future-proof.

Power Packed.

Super simple, ultra-smart, ready to go. This is on-demand electric fuel for a new generation of smart vehicles.

Timeline

May 18, 2021
Gogoro strikes deal with Yadea and DCJ to build a battery-swapping network in China.
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 Generation Investment Management, Sumitomo Corporation and Temasek Holdings.
2015
Gogoro's new deals in India and China are the biggest steps it has taken for its global strategy since launching the first Gogoro Smartscooter in 2015.

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Kirsten Korosec
September 20, 2021
TechCrunch
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here -- just click The Station -- to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. The [...]
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September 16, 2021
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Catherine Shu
September 16, 2021
TechCrunch
Gogoro is going public. The company, which is best known for its electric Smartscooters and swappable battery infrastructure, announced today it will list on Nasdaq through a merger with Poema Global, a SPAC affiliated with Princeville Capital. The deal sets Gogoro's enterprise valuation at $2.35 billion and is targeted to close in the first quarter [...]
Lianna Norman
May 20, 2021
Business Insider
Battery swapping outfit Gogoro has just partnered with DCJ and Yadea to bring battery swapping to electric scooters in China.
Catherine Shu
May 18, 2021
TechCrunch
Less than a month after announcing a partnership with India's largest two-wheeled vehicle maker, Gogoro is taking another big step in its global expansion plans. This time the market is China, where Gogoro's technology, including its swappable smart batteries, will be used in scooters made by Dachangjiang Group (DCJ), one of the country's biggest motorcycle [...]
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