Tesla Taiwan owners seek investigation over alleged battery issues

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Tesla owners in Taiwan turned to the country’s Consumer Foundation for alleged issues with their electric vehicles’ batteries. According to CNA , more than 1,400 late 2018-2019 Model X and Model S vehicles were sold in Taiwan.

Taiwan soon to have more Gogoro electric scooter battery swap stations than gas stations

Electrek

Electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro is famous for its battery-swapping network of GoStations that extensively covers its native Taiwan. more… The post Taiwan soon to have more Gogoro electric scooter battery swap stations than gas stations appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Model X Plaid with seven seats and native CCS2 port unveiled in Taiwan

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Despite the vehicle’s configurator in the United States only offering a six-seat option for the vehicle recently, a seven-seat Model X Plaid was recently unveiled in Taiwan during a special press event. .

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NCKU in Taiwan unveils hydrogen hybrid scooter

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National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan recently unveiled its first hydrogen-fueled electric hybrid scooter “Pegasus One”. Overall range of the scooter will be more than 160 km (99 miles), said Dr. Wei-Hsiang Lai, professor of aeronautics and astronautics at NCKU. Pegasus One. Click to enlarge. Pegasus One is upgraded from the original electrical scooter to the current hybrid power system combining fuel cell and lithium battery.

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Massive power outage in Taiwan sends gas stations offline, but Gogoro’s electric scooter battery stations powered themselves

Electrek

In a fascinating real-world test of Gogoro’s electric scooter battery swap stations’ ability to run completely off-grid, the GoStations managed to remain operational even though a massive power outage in Taiwan yesterday shuttered gas stations and other key infrastructure.

Tesla Model S swivel display sighted in Taiwan as new owners report feature

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As per reports from new vehicle owners and sightings from a Tesla Store in Taiwan, the company’s flagship vehicles now seem to have a swiveling display. Photos of the feature were clearly visible in photos taken of a Tesla Store in Taiwan recently.

Taiwan’s Aleees, Sony and Siemens team on electric buses

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Taiwan-based Aleees , a supplier of nano-crystalline lithium iron phosphate cathode materials , has entered into an agreement to team up with Sony to advance electric buses in conjunction with Siemens. Alees has partnered for four years with Siemens on the production of E-buses, which have accumulated 1 million miles of practical operation. Aleees ARK All-Electric-Powered Bus. Click to enlarge. Aleees also recently officially entered into the electric bus market in China.

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Taiwan study on production of hydrogen from rice straw

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Researchers in Taiwan report on the production of hydrogen from rice straw fed into a microwave plasma system in a paper in the journal Fuel. They evaluated the conversion rate according to the concentration of hydrogen and other gas products (CO 2 and CO). When feed rice straws into the microwave plasma system at 800 W, 900 W, and 1000 W using an upstream method, the concentrations of hydrogen production were 48%, 53%, and 56%, respectively.

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Tesla Model S Refresh Revealed In Taiwan With New Features

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The updated version of the Model S and X have a CCS2 charge port, as well as new headlights and taillights

Efficient Drivetrain collaborates with Master Transportation on first Made-in-Taiwan e-bus; EDI PowerDrive EV 6000

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The initial bus will be completed in Q4 of 2017, and is the first of its kind to meet the “made in Taiwan” policy—a government initiative created to establish local supply chain, requiring that at least 70% of the components be from manufacturers in Taiwan. Efficient Drivetrains moved to established partnerships with local suppliers in response to the recent introduction of a green transportation plan in Taiwan. Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

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Toyota begins Camry Hybrid production and sales in Taiwan; 7th hybrid production site outside of Japan

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Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC) production affiliate in Taiwan, Kuozui Motors, Ltd. Kuozui), has started production and sales of the Camry Hybrid in Taiwan. Production of the Camry Hybrid at Kuozui’s Kuanying Plant in Taiwan’s Taoyuan County began on 15 February, making the plant Toyota’s seventh hybrid-vehicle production site outside Japan. The vehicle ranges in price there from 1,069,000 to 1,399,000 Taiwan dollars (US$36,137 to US$47,292).

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Hero MotoCorp partners Taiwan’s Gogoro to develop EV & battery swap stations 

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Hero MotoCorp partners Taiwan’s Gogoro to develop EV & battery swap stations . Gogoro has more than 2,000 GoStations in Taiwan and it facilitates over 2,00,000 battery swaps.

Mitsubishi Motors to promote EVs with Hsinchu County in Taiwan

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation’s business partner in Taiwan China Motors Corp (CMC), Mitsubishi Corporation, (MC) and the Hsinchu County government in northwestern Taiwan have signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the promotion of electric vehicles (EVs). The Hsinchu County government will introduce the i-MiEVs at the Taiwan High Speed Rail line’s Hsinchu Station as a taxi.

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New hybrid electric ferry launches in Taiwan with Visedo electric propulsion system

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It heralds Asia’s first hybrid electric ferry and, if successful, the Kaohsiung City Government plans to retrofit the rest of its diesel fleet to help reduce pollution levels around Taiwan’s largest harbor. Visedo OY, a leading Finnish manufacturer of electric drivetrains for marine vessels, commercial vehicles and heavy duty applications, worked alongside Taiwan’s Ship and Ocean Industries R&D Center (SOIC) to complete the retrofit.

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Ford launches Hsuehshan Tunnel Transformer Challenge in Taiwan; Mobility Challenge Series 2.0

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in 2014 ( earlier post ), Ford has launched the Hsuehshan Tunnel Transformer Challenge in Taiwan, which asks developers to submit traffic-busting solutions for the main highway artery between Taipei and popular tourist destination Yilan. As part of the challenge, Ford and the challenge cosponsor, the Institute for Information Industry of Taiwan, are providing resources to developers to help them find new ways to increase traffic efficiency.

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Taiwan Doubles Biodiesel Requirement from 1% to 2%

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The government of Taiwan is doubling the biodiesel component in diesel fuel for automobiles from 1% to 2% this year, according to the Bureau of Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs. There are currently 10 certified biodiesel producers in Taiwan, with a combined total output of 105 million liters a year, according to FocusTaiwan.

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Smith Electric Vehicles signs LOI for Joint Venture in Taiwan; 5,000 vehicles in first 3 years

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Medium-duty electric truck manufacturer Smith Electric Vehicles has signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture with Taikang Technology Corporation in Taiwan. Taikang Technology Corporation, a leading commercial vehicle manufacturer in Taiwan, has twenty-five years of automotive experience and has expertise in upfitting specialized municipal commercial vehicles. The JV agreement will also cover the creation of a new manufacturing plant in Taiwan.

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Taiwan’s ITRI introduces cellulosic bio-butanol production technology; pathway with highest carbon conversion yield

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ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), a Taiwan-based high-tech applied research institution, is introducing ButyFix, a technology for cellulosic bio-butanol production with a negative carbon footprint. ButyFix uses a three-step process: (1) the hydrolysis of cellulose and hemicellulose to release sugars; (2) fermentation of the sugars to produce butyrate; and (3) the chemical conversion of butyrate via esterification and hydrogenation to butanol.

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SK signs MOU with Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics for stationary Li-ion energy storage systems

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Formosa Plastics Group is the largest company in Taiwan and the largest private petrochemical company in Asia. JoongAng Daily. SK Energy and Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop stationary Li-ion energy storage systems. Under the MOU, a cathode developed and produced by Formosa will be used in an energy storage system (ESS) from SK. The two companies will then complete work on the system together.

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Toyota Camry Hybrid heads to Taiwan

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It is Toyota’s seventh hybrid car production area outside Japan – Taiwan has now started production and sales of the Toyota Camry Hybrid. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Toyota green cars hybrid cars Taiwan Toyota CamryProduction of the vehicle is taking place at Kuozui’s Kuanying Plant with an initial annual production capacity set at 7,000 vehicles. The hybrid cars will be targeted specifically at the domestic market. [.].

Taiwan to Increase Government Support of Li-ion Technology for EV Market

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Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will increase its support of the country’s lithium-ion battery industry, with a focus on high-power and high-safety cells for application in electric vehicles. To promote Taiwan’s electric car industry, the MOEA wants to speed up the development of such cells to make Taiwan into a key parts supplier for EVs.

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Renault-Nissan Alliance, Yulon-Nissan and Taichung City, Taiwan Partner on EVs

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance, Yulon-Nissan Motor (YNM) and Taiwan’s Taichung City entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote electric cars. Nissan, YNM and the city will work together to study the Electronic Vehicles (EV) Connection Program in Taichung City to make the city EV-friendly.

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E-One Moli Energy Building New Li-ion Plant in Taiwan

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Taiwan-based E-One Moli Energy Corp. Molicel) is building a new lithium-ion battery plant in Taiwan with a monthly production capacity of 12 million units. The new plant is located next to its first plant in the Southern Taiwan Science Park; construction work is slated for completion by the end of 2009. The expansion will make E-One Moli one of the world’s top manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries.

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Eaton Delivers 30 Hybrid Power Systems for City Buses in Taiwan; More Than 1,000 Now Operating in Asia-Pacific Region

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and Capital Bus Group, has delivered 30 hybrid-powered city buses in Taipei, Taiwan. Eaton Corporation, together with Master Transportation Bus Manufacturing Ltd. The buses will operate in normal passenger transit duty in Taipei and are expected to generate fuel savings of 25 to 30% along with similar reductions in particulate and nitrogen oxide (NO x ) emissions.

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Tesla Vs Porsche, Green-Car Deals, No Bolt For U.K., Taiwan Thunder: Today's Car News

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We're back from the Frankfurt Motor Show, and we've been thinking about what upcoming German electric luxury cars mean for Tesla Motors. We also compare some sporty compact cars, tell you about a new hatchback coming up, and lay out this month's best green-car deals. All this and more on Green Car Reports. GM executive Dan Ammann calls the. Today in Car News

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Taiwan's Luxgen Launches World's First Electric MPV

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That's because it's based in Taiwan and currently only has two models to its name, the Luxgen 7 MPV and Luxgen 7 SUV, both of which are sold in just a few countries in Asia. Most readers wouldn't be familiar with the Luxgen brand. However, Luxgen is steaming ahead with the launch of its third model, a new all-electric version of its Luxgen 7 MPV

Taiwanese Gogoro Brings Back Battery Swapping, For Scooters, Not Cars

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plug-in cars Taiwan scooters Electric Scooter Battery SwappingAlthough it's been held up by some as a possible solution to the problem of long charging times, battery swapping hasn't really worked out for electric cars so far. But what about a different type of electric vehicle? Analysts predict sales of electric scooters will soar in the coming years. They're a good solution for crowded urban areas, where.

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At former GM plant, iPhone maker might build $30,000 Fisker EV and Endurance pickup

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Ohio-based Lordstown Motors’ chances of getting its Endurance electric pickup mass-produced are looking better—with the help of Foxconn, the Taiwan-based company that makes iPhones for Apple, xBoxes for Microsoft, and Kindles for Amazon.

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It’s official: Leading EV battery swap company Gogoro goes public on the Nasdaq

Electrek

Taiwan-based electric scooter company and battery swapping network Gogoro has officially gone public, listing this morning on the Nasdaq exchange. more…. The post It’s official: Leading EV battery swap company Gogoro goes public on the Nasdaq appeared first on Electrek.

Gogoro, ProLogium unveil swappable solid-state battery prototype for two-wheel EVs

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Jointly developed by Gogoro and Taiwan-based solid-state battery company ProLogium Technology ( earlier post ), the new Gogoro solid state battery prototype integrates with Gogoro’s existing vehicles and swapping network.

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Gogoro electric scooters, swappable batteries continue rolling around the world

Electrek

Gogoro’s international expansion has been going quickly, with the Taiwan-based swappable battery and electric scooter company now announcing a partnership with Gojek to enter the Indonesian market.

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Rivian community, ELMS electric van, Foxconn, Fisker, and Lordstown: Today’s Car News

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Taiwan’s Foxconn, the contract maker. Rivian is selling direct, like Tesla, but aiming for community. The plant that built generations of Hummers is now making Chinese electric vans.

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Jumbo completes transportation part of its largest job: T&I for Yunlin offshore wind

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Representing a significant milestone in the largest job in its history, Jumbo has completed the transportation element of its Transport & Installation contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Yunlin is a 640 MW project sited approximately 8km off the coast of Taiwan.

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SEMI: 200mm semiconductor fab capacity set to surge 21% to mitigate supply-demand imbalance

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Regionally, China will lead the world in 200mm capacity with 21% share in 2022, followed by Japan with 16% and Taiwan and Europe/Mideast at 15% each. Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are on track to boost 200mm fab capacity by 1.2

China’s largest electric two-wheel vehicle manufacturer adopts Nidec in-wheel motor

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a company successful in Taiwan, and features a battery that can be replaced at any of the charging stations installed across town. Nidec Corporation announced that its in-wheel motor has been adopted for the first time for ???01(Huan

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KYMCO likely to follow Harley-Davidson’s lead, spin-off electric motorcycle division with IPO

Electrek

KYMCO, the largest motorcycle and scooter manufacturer in Taiwan, says it is likely to spin-off its IONEX line of electric vehicles as a new public entity with an overseas IPO.

Mobileye and WILLER partner to launch autonomous robotaxi service in Japan, Southeast Asia

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Mobileye, an Intel Company, and WILLER, one of the largest transportation operators in Japan, Taiwan and the Southeast Asian region, have formed a strategic collaboration to launch an autonomous robotaxi service in Japan and markets across Southeast Asia, including Taiwan.

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Car maker to introduce electric MPV

Green Cars News

LUXGEN is an automobile brand established by Taiwan’s Yulon Group. The company actually began manufacturing back in 1953 and is Taiwan’s [.]. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric MPVs Luxgen LUXGEN 7 MPV EV+ Taiwan The surge in development of electric cars has thrown plenty of new names forward in the automotive industry – from Tesla to Fisker – and now you can add another to the list: LUXGEN.

EIA: As of 2021, China imports more LNG than any other country

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In 2021, China imported more liquefied natural gas (LNG) than any other country, according to data from Global Trade Tracker and China’s General Administration of Customs, gathered by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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SEMI: global total semiconductor equipment sales on track to top $100B in 2021 for first time

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Regionally, China, Korea, and Taiwan are projected to remain the top three destinations for equipment spending in 2021. Global sales of total semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are forecast to reach a new high of $103 billion in 2021, surging 44.7%

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Foxconn unveils three EVs developed in-house

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He believes that with the strong capabilities in electronic manufacturing, including semiconductors, modules, precision machinery and operation, Taiwan can play a key role in the development of electric vehicles.

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FREYR Battery and Aleees to pursue LFP cathode manufacturing joint venture in Nordic region

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Norway-based FREYR Battery and Taiwan-based Aleees, a producer of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathode materials for batteries, have signed a Head of Terms agreement to pursue a joint venture with the ambition to establish an LFP cathode plant in the Nordic region.

Foxconn about to start Electric Vehicles.

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Taiwan tech company Foxconn about to start Electric Vehicles. In August it brought a chip plant in Taiwan in a move to supply future demand for auto chips.