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TechCrunch | August 17, 2017

Coup launches new electric scooter service in Paris and faces off with Cityscoot

Coup is launching its second city for its electronic scooter-sharing service. You can now find hundreds of Coup scooters in Paris. The company is going to compete with Cityscoot, a similar service that has been around for a while.

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Taiwan News | August 04, 2017

Gogoro revs up Taiwan's green transport

In July, Taiwanese electric smart scooter maker Gogoro Inc. sold a record number of vehicles in Taiwan's electric scooter marketing history. A total of 4,042 new Gogoro scooters were licensed and delivered to buyers last month, the highest number in Taiwan's electric scooter marketing history.

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Engadget | July 28, 2017

Gogoro's solar-powered scooter battery charging station is here

Electric scooter-maker Gogoro's latest battery-charging location is its cleanest yet. As usual, riders pull up, swap out their depleted batteries (two per vehicle), and drive off with fully-charged ones. The only difference is the new GoStation is the first to run on solar power.

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Motofire | July 12, 2017

Gogoro 2 Sets New Sales Record In Taiwan

Last year, Gogoro sold just over 12,000 of their original scooter in their home country of Taiwan, and if pre-orders for the new Gogoro 2 scooter are anything to go by, the company will have already broken their own sales record within days of shipping the first unit out of the factory. Horace Luke, CEO of Gogoro announced this week that since they opened their order book on May 25th, over 13,000 units have been purchased of the new, second version.

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Taipei Times | July 10, 2017

Gogoro 2 sets new record for pre-orders

Electric scooter maker Gogoro Inc on Saturday said pre-orders for its Gogoro 2 series have set a company record.Pre-orders for the scooters have surpassed 13,000 units as of the end of last month, after the company started taking orders on May 25, Gogoro cofounder and chief executive officer Horace Luke said.

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Engadget | May 24, 2017

Gogoro 2 makes the electric scooter lifestyle more comfortable

About two years after we first rode the Gogoro Smartscooter, the company is back with a sequel. The Gogoro 2 and Gogoro 2 Plus lightly rework the original, with a second gen motor and powertrain that deliver the same amount of power (6.4kW), but promise smoother torque and more control.

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Business News | March 16, 2017

The 'Tesla of scooters' is about to rapidly expand in Berlin

The Tesla of scooters is ramping up its presence in Europe. The Taiwanese startup Gogoro announced this week that it plans to grow its fleet of shared scooters in Berlin to 1,000 vehicles by April 1.

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Taiwan News | February 07, 2017

Record number of electric scooters sold in Taiwan

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) announced on Monday that electric scooter sales reached 20,000 units in 2016, a 98 percent increase from the previous year, and Economics Minister Lee Chih-kung (李世光) told reporters that the government will continue to use incentives and expand the charging network in an attempt to double sales this year as well.

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Engadget | October 28, 2016

Zip around Taiwan on the faster Gogoro S electric scooter

Gogoro's battery-powered scooter left us rather impressed after our test ride in Taiwan back in 2015, and the startup has since sold over 14,000 units locally plus rolled out 240 GoStations nationwide for customers to quickly swap batteries -- as opposed to having their electric scooters plugged in for hours. To keep the momentum going, today the company announced the Gogoro S, a high-performance model equipped with the new 7.2 kW G1-S motor which pushes the scooter from zero to 50 km/h or 31 MPH in just 3.7 seconds.

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Fortune | August 04, 2016

Bosch Teams Up with Gogoro to Bring Electric Scooter-Sharing to Berlin

Gogoro, the buzzy electric scooter and battery swap startup, is finally pushing beyond its Taipei borders with the help of German industrial conglomerate Robert Bosch Group. Gogoro is partnering with a new Bosch subsidiary called Coup, a smart electric scooter-sharing service that is launching in Berlin and could eventually expand to other European cities.

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Wired | January 06, 2016

Electric Scooter Maker Gogoro is Sidestepping a Big Obstacle

The biggest challenge for any EV startup that wants to use public battery swapping is knowing how many batteries you'll need to make the program work. Too few and people get ticked off when they can't get one; too many and you're wasting money. Gogoro, the electric scooter company with a wild idea for transforming urban mobility and energy storage, thinks it's solved this problem.

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The New York Times | December 27, 2015

Electric Scooters, and a Network

This year, a Taiwan-based startup called Gogoro has been using the scooter-filled streets of Taipei to test its Smartscooter, an electric scooter with an efficient all-electric drive train, sleek design and Internet of Things ingenuity. But Gogoro doesn’t want to be called a scooter company. It sees itself as an energy services company at heart.

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WIRED Italy | November 23, 2015

Gogoro brings to Europe the smart scooter with interchangeable batteries

In a EICMA undertone, interesting notes from the point of view of technology and mobility applied to the two wheels come from far away, from Taiwan.

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The Verge | November 19, 2015

First Click: Cars are the new gadgets

The Tesla Model X isn’t exactly small at 5,441 pounds, but it’s certainly mechanical, ingenious, and novel. The Gogoro Smartscooter’s no slouch on the innovation front, either, but it still won’t fit inside your pocket. Nevertheless, they certainly share all the hallmarks of gadgets.

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Dutch Cowboys, the Netherlands | November 19, 2015

The Gogoro electric Smart Scooters come to Amsterdam

As part of the Amsterdam Smart City initiative come from the beginning of 2016, the electric Smart Scooters of Gogoro available in the Netherlands. And this will not just scooters available, but also the associated energy network and the replaceable batteries.

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The Verge | November 18, 2015

First Click: Go go Gogoro

Remember that sense of want you felt as a kid? A feeling so overwhelming that it was pointless trying to distinguish it from need? I have that again, probably for the first time since the original iPhone was announced almost 9 years ago.

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