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

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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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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

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 team engineers E. coli to produce n-butanol from glycerol

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Researchers at Feng Chia University in Taiwan have engineered the bacterium Escherichia coli to produce n-butanol from crude glycerol—a byproduct of the production of biodiesel. In an open-access paper in the journal Biotechnology for Biofuels , they report that under microaerobic conditions, the engineered strain produced 6.9 g/L n-butanol from 20 g/L crude glycerol. The conversion yield and the productivity reached 87% of the theoretical yield and 0.18 g/L/h, respectively.

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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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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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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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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. [.].

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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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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Gogoro electric scooters, swappable batteries continue rolling around the world

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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.

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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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.

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

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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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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.

Car maker to introduce electric MPV

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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.

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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Taiwanese Automaker Introduces Electric MPV

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Taiwan-based LUXGEN has introduced a battery-electric MPV, the LUXGEN7 MPV EV+. LUXGEN, an automobile brand established by Taiwan’s Yulon Group, is a full automobile manufacturer and a dedicated integrator of automotive and smart IT technology. Working with AC Propulsion (ACP), LUXGEN developed the core technologies for the LUXGEN7 MPV EV+ including the 180 kW (240 hp) and 265 N·m (196 lb-ft) torque AC induction motor. Components of the LUXGEN7 MPV EV+. Click to enlarge.

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VinFast partnering with StoreDot, ProLogium on advanced batteries for EVs

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VinFast is also partnering with Taiwan-based ProLogium (PLG)—a developer of 100% solid-state lithium ceramic batteries ( earlier post ). Aiming to gain a competitive advantage in the global EV market, Vietnam-based EV maker VinFast has been developing a number of partnerships with developers of advanced battery technologies.

GlobalData: China to overtake US in nuclear capacity by 2026

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With the nuclear divergence by the Western countries and others like Japan and Taiwan, the share of nuclear power generation is likely to occupy a back seat. China is on track to have the largest nuclear power generation fleet of 93GW and is set to overtake the US by 2026, according to research and analytics company GlobalData.

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VinFast partners with Gotion High-Tech on LFP battery cell R&D

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To reinforce its electrification strategy, VinFast has been fostering collaborations with a number of partners around the world, including those from Israel, Taiwan, the US, etc., Vietnam-based electric vehicle manufacturer VinFast and China-based Gotion High-Tech will jointly carry out R&D and production of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries. LFP batteries, which offer high safety and long life, can be produced without using expensive and rare materials such as cobalt and manganese.

HALO research aircraft measuring the emissions of megacities in EmeRGe project

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From 10 March to 9 April 2018, the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) is conducting research flights from Tainan in Taiwan more closely to examine the spread and transformation of emissions from major cities such as Manila, Taipei, Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. HALO in-hangar in Taiwan. Ground measurements are being taken in China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, the Philippines and Thailand, for example.

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Gogoro introduces VIVA ultralight electric smartscooter; battery swapping

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The Gogoro VIVA Smartscooter will be available in Taiwan in October for $1,800 and will begin rolling out to some global markets beginning in 2020. There are more than 1,400 GoStation battery swapping stations in Taiwan; these support more than 125,000 battery swaps per day. Gogoro, a leading provider of eScooters, has introduced the Gogoro VIVA Smartscooter, a smaller, lightweight electric scooter targeting the 50-100cc gasoline scooter segment.

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ITRI Founds High Safety Lithium-ion Battery STOBA Consortium and Unveils STOBA Trademark

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Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has established the High Safety Lithium Battery STOBA Consortium and also unveiled a STOBA logo. Batteries with STOBA inside can pass 100% for the 20mm/s OD 2.5mm nail safety test, while current commercial products from Japan and Taiwan only pass 50% and 60%, ITRI says. It also aims to allow the smooth entry of Taiwan companies into the supply side of global system manufacturers.

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Nanodiamonds enable efficient hydrogen purification

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ShanghaiTech University (China) and National Central University (Taiwan) were involved in state-of-the-art materials characterizations.