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The Era of the Electric Scooter is Here.

Electric 2 Wheel Commuting.

Gogoro

Horace Luke and Matt Taylor established Gogoro in 2011 integrating the latest innovative technology with energy management and smart mobility and connectivity.

Electric scooters are becoming increasingly popular within the inner cities of Asia and Europe.

It is only a matter of time before it will be available in more Cities across the world

Today In Taiwan

In 2015, Gogoro launched the Smartscooter™, a high performance electric vehicle delivering a riding experience like no other.

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With advancements in electric powered battery technology it is allowing , battery powered vehicles from being propelled at further distances than before, allowing hundreds of kilometers to be travelled on a single charge.

Gogoro Battery Exchange Stations

Gogoro Battery Exchange Stations

This amounts to long hours of commuting battery power within the city.

Smart Power by Gogoro

This system, the Gogoro® Energy Network, launched in Taipei, Taiwan. It now has more than 395 battery swap stations and supports over 19,590 battery exchanges every day. Since August 2015, owners have ridden nearly 95million kilometers.

The vehicle

  • A 2 seater electric scooter
  • Engine Capacity 125cc
  • Range 110Kms
  • Max Speed 90Kms/h
  • Performance 4.3sec 0-50Km/h
  • That is impressive for a little commuting scooter that will cost less than 4 cents per Km.

In less than a year, Gogoro riders have displaced 4,110,063 liters of gasoline and reduced CO2 emissions by 8,653tons.

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Easily accessible, hyper-connected portable power helps turn the world’s most densely populated megacities into smart cities that can enjoy cleaner energy.

 

The Gogoro Electric Scooter

The Gogoro Electric Scooter

In a City Near You Soon

More to follow.

 

Until Next Time “Safe Motoring”

 

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4 Comments

  • October 9, 2017 - 9:09 am | Permalink

    This is a wonderful concept and there is a market for motorbikes and bicycles in Taiwan. I like its convenience and 110 km range is not too bad either. Enough to get to most places and back before replacing the battery. Is there a price for this Electric Scooter, for reference?

    • October 9, 2017 - 1:04 pm | Permalink

      Hi Jude
      Thanks for visiting my website and the great comments about the electric scooter era, they are priced around $3300
      just think of the savings on fuel and maintenance as the electric scooter has very little maintenance.
      I foresee a great future for these electric 2 wheel marvels.

      Gary

  • arlene
    August 26, 2017 - 7:23 pm | Permalink

    This type of vehicle must be implemented in most suburban areas where i live …the thing is, I am spending 3miles for my gas for just a galon of milk of going to the store … It is the battery Swapping feature is my number 1 catch of this smart vehicle, since all you need to do is discharching the battery from the station and immediately swap for a fully charged one – No waiting or delay… cool! If we can eliminate more Co2 emissions in our space then I would love to own this scooter in the near future!

    • August 26, 2017 - 8:07 pm | Permalink

      Hello Arlene
      Thank you for visiting and sharing your insights in relation to electric transportation, especially the electric
      Gogoro scooter featured here, it is indeed very convenient , quick and easy to swap out the batteries and be on your way within minutes.
      The fact that it has no emissions are a huge bonus to our environment, we are so much closer to more efficient, cheaper means of transportation within our inner Cities, yes it really is COOL.

      All the best to you Arlene and thanks once again for visiting.

      Gary

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