Gogoro Stories October 10

Gogoro announced plans to expand its battery-swapping system into China earlier this year. Now the company is making good on those promises, and its partners are already rolling out new electric two-wheelers to fit Gogoro’s batteries.

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Gogoro Stories September 16

The battery-swapping Goliath known as Gogoro is going public on the Nasdaq stock exchange in a monumental deal set to value the company at around US $2.3 billion.

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Gogoro Stories August 30

While many people think of Gogoro as an electric scooter company, it’s perhaps more accurate to call Gogoro a battery-swapping network company that also happens to build fast and tech-savvy electric scooters. That’s because the company is becoming increasingly well-known around the globe for its battery-swapping system, especially now that those batteries are being adopted by leading global light electric vehicle manufacturers.

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Gogoro Stories June 23

Gogoro, the leading swappable battery electric scooter maker, has just announced a partnership with Foxconn, the world’s leading electronics manufacturer.

And it’s hard to overstate how big this could be for both Gogoro and the electric scooter industry.

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Gogoro Stories May 18

The question used to be, “When will Gogoro finally expand internationally?” Now the better question has become, “Where will Gogoro go next?” The world leader in battery swapping has just announced that its latest international expansion involves a major partnership with two of China’s largest motorbike companies.

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Gogoro Stories February 23

Gogoro has long been a leader in the electric scooter and shared battery market. Now the Taiwan-based company is unveiling a new version of its popular smart scooters known as the VIVA MIX.

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Gogoro Stories January 1, 2020

Gogoro is one of the global leaders in electric scooter innovation, despite not expanding outside of its native Taiwan. But as slick as its 90 km/h (55 mph) seated electric scooters are, the Gogoro battery swap stations are perhaps one of Gogoro’s most important innovations.

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Gogoro Stories September 26, 2019

In an announcement made just moments ago, Gogoro unveiled its latest electric scooter: Gogoro VIVA. The smart scooter is designed to operate similarly to Gogoro’s existing scooters, but provide a smaller and more versatile design for urban mobility.

The new scooter also represents one of the final steps in Gogoro’s plans to expand globally.

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Gogoro Stories September 23, 2019

Gogoro has pretty much set the world standard for how battery swap stations for electric scooters should operate. But that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped innovating. The company just unveiled new, larger battery swap GoStations along with a number of other fascinating announcements. Check them all out below.

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Gogoro Stories August 6, 2019

Gogoro’s new ‘Powered by Gogoro Network’ was just announced today and already has some big names signed on, including Yamaha, Aeon Motors and PGO.

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Gogoro Stories June 10, 2019

Yamaha has just debuted their new electric scooter, the Yamaha EC-05. It was formed out of a partnership with Taiwanese electric scooter company Gogoro.

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Gogoro Stories May 8, 2019

The Taiwanese electric scooter company Gogoro has become an industry leader for both its electric scooters and its fast-swapping batteries. The company currently has multiple electric scooter models positioned for different markets. Today it unveiled its latest generation scooter, the Gogoro 3.

The new Gogoro 3 electric scooter features a total redesign and will leverage the company’s new higher capacity batteries to reach 170 km (105 mi) of range. Those batteries use 2170-format cells supplied by Panasonic – Tesla’s own battery partner.

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Gogoro Stories January 6, 2016


Without even trying out (not available in US yet) a Gogoro scooter I love the idea. It is a 2-wheeled vehicle that runs on two Lithium battery packs which contain the same Panasonic 18650 batteries that line the bottom of the Tesla Model S and X. While a Model S contains about 7,000 of these to hit about 70-90kWh, the Gogoro’s battery packs are only 1.3kWh each (so around 100+batteries/ea) and can be exchanged in a charging bay. The 2.6kWh, according to Gogoro’s specs will take the good looking scooter about 60 miles at 60mph (0-31 in 4.2secs). While solid specs, that’s not at all what makes Gogoro a gamechanger…

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Gogoro Stories November 17, 2015

gogoroAfter a successful launch in Asia, Gogoro will now try to introduce its electric “Smartscooters” to Europe starting with Amsterdam in early 2016. You can’t buy the Gogoro’s Smartscooter anywhere because they need to be supported by the company’s network of battery swapping stations (picture above). expand full story

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