Gogoro, the Taiwanese firm identified for its electrical scooters, introduced a brand new ebike model that can go on sale in the US first. Particulars concerning the ebike, known as Eeyo, haven’t been launched but, however it’s noteworthy as a result of it marks Gogoro’s first product launch within the U.S.
Eeyo be out there for buy within the U.S. in Might, earlier than launching in Europe and Taiwan this summer time.
Based in 2015 by former HTC executives Horace Luke and Matt Taylor, Gogoro says its Smartscooters at the moment are the best-selling model of electrical two-wheel autos in Taiwan. The corporate additionally licenses its know-how, together with swappable, rechargeable batteries, to producers like Yamaha, Aeon and PGO.
In Europe, Gogoro offered the fleet for Coup, the scooter-sharing service owned by Bosch, earlier than it shut down final yr.
Regardless of being finest identified for its Smartscooters, and the upcoming launch of Eeyo, Gogoro doesn’t simply see itself as an electrical car maker. In an interview final yr with Additional Crunch, Luke, Gogoro’s CEO, mentioned the startup’s future lies in offering a platform for energy-efficient autos.
Final yr it launched GoShare, a vehicle-sharing platform that will likely be out there to different mobility firms as a turnkey resolution for “any type issue” of auto.