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Gogoro reveals $2.35 billion plan to take electric scooters public

Gogoro reveals $2.35 billion plan to take electric scooters public

Gogoro is going public, with the battery-swappable electric scooter and e-bike company announcing it will list on the Nasdaq. It's a big step for the ambitious mobility firm, and one which sets its value at a whopping $2.35 billion.

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Gogoro and Foxconn team up to spread e-scooters

Gogoro and Foxconn team up to spread e-scooters

Gogoro and Foxconn are teaming up on electric transportation, with battery-swappable Smartscooter tech aiming for a wider launch. Though known for its electric scooter, key to Gogoro's strategy has always been its modular power pack system; that allows riders to switch out their batteries at charging stations, rather than waiting for their scooter to recharge.

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Gogoro Eeyo e-bike adds Apple Health tracking and new sleep mode

Gogoro Eeyo e-bike adds Apple Health tracking and new sleep mode

Gogoro's Eeyo e-bike has a new update, with the latest firmware adding synchronization support for Apple Health and other health trackers, among other improvements. Launched last year, Eeyo might not be mistaken for a motor-assisted bicycle at first glance, with Gogoro's in-house design squeezing the electric motor and the battery all into the compact rear wheel hub.

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Gogoro’s fast-swap scooter battery system is taking on its toughest market yet

Gogoro’s fast-swap scooter battery system is taking on its toughest market yet

Gogoro is taking on arguably its most competitive territory to-date, bringing its interchangeable battery system to China as it plans a huge swapping network for the pull-out power packs. Gogoro will be partnering with Chinese scooter firms Yadea and DCJ, which will be developing a range of two-wheeled vehicles that get their power from the fast-switched batteries.

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Gogoro VIVA MIX is a harlequin e-scooter with 6 second battery swaps

Gogoro VIVA MIX is a harlequin e-scooter with 6 second battery swaps

Gogoro has revealed a new version of its Smartscooter, and if you've ever wished that your EV two-wheeler was more attention-grabbing, the VIVA MIX might have the answer. That is, if you live in Taiwan anyway, where it's launching with a new, super-durable body design.

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Gogoro’s ultra-light Eeyo e-bike is now on sale

Gogoro’s ultra-light Eeyo e-bike is now on sale

Gogoro's Eeyo 1 e-bike has gone up for sale, promising riders a sleeker option in the powered bike category that supports riders rather than replacing their pedal-power altogether. Announced in May, Eeyo 1 looks at first glance like a regular bicycle - albeit a somewhat futuristic one made from Kevlar-reinforced carbon fiber - given the electronics are all packaged into the rear wheel hub.

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Gogoro Eeyo wants to be the Porsche 911 of ebikes

Gogoro Eeyo wants to be the Porsche 911 of ebikes

Gogoro promised something special in ebikes, and the Gogoro Eeyo 1 delivers, aiming to buck the trend in powered cycling with a sleeker, lighter, and generally more fun way to get around. Tipping the scales at just over 26 pounds in its lightest form, the Eeyo 1 looks, at first glance, just like a regular bike. That's because Gogoro packed all of the assistance tech into its Eeyo Smartwheel hub.

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Gogoro Eeyo ebike teased with good news for US riders

Gogoro Eeyo ebike teased with good news for US riders

Electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro is getting into the ebike space, promising a new model that will launch this year. The Gogoro Eeyo will be the company's first expansion out of the electric scooter segment, where it has sought to differentiate itself with an interchangeable battery system. However, unlike Gogoro's earlier models, it's been confirmed that Eeyo will be available in the US.

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Gogo is working on a 5G network for planes in the US and Canada

Gogo is working on a 5G network for planes in the US and Canada

In-flight Internet company Gogo is developing a 5G network for aviation, it announced on Wednesday, with the stated goal of commercial availability in the US and Canada in 2021. Gogo is working on a new air-to-ground (ATG) network intended to serve commercial regional jets, as well as smaller mainline jets operating in North America and business aircraft.

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Gogoro reveals four-wheel EV plan for Japan expansion

Gogoro reveals four-wheel EV plan for Japan expansion

Gogoro has announced its next Smartscooter sharing service location, tapping new investor Sumitomo Corporation to send electric vehicles to Japan. The deal will see Gogoro's EVs offered on a rental basis under the brand name GoShare. Arguably most exciting, however, is the type of vehicles Gogoro and Sumitomo will be using.

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Gogoro just picked up $300m in funding: Here’s what they’ll spend it on

Gogoro just picked up $300m in funding: Here’s what they’ll spend it on

Gogoro's electric ambitions just got $300m in new funding, with the tech company announcing the completion of its Series C investment round. Opening their collective wallets are Singapore investment fund Temasek, Al Gore's Generation Investment Management, Japanese heavyweight Sumitomo Corporation, and French energy company ENGIE. Together, they'll be handing over $300m to Gogoro. I caught up with founder and CEO Horace Luke ahead of today's announcement to find out what that might get spent on.

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Gogoro 2 smartscooter is made for riding in twos

Gogoro 2 smartscooter is made for riding in twos

One of the arguments for electric vehicles is how they are much more environment friendly than fuel-based transportation. However, when you have too many of those, they can still be a problem. Sharing is caring, as they say, and that goes for sharing rides as well. Just a week after it announced its rollout on Parisian streets, Coup's Gogoro startup has revealed its next gen e-scooter. The Gogoro 2 smartscooter builds upon the smarts of its predecessor and expands its design and capacity, not just for more storage but also for one more rider.

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