May 12, 2023 - 03:47 pm
Infineon & Foxconn enter partnership on EVs
German chipmaker Infineon and Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn are to enter into a long-term partnership in electric vehicles. The two companies also plan to open an application centre in Taiwan before the end of 2023.
Apr 5, 2023 - 03:04 pm
Delta launches extra thin EV charger (50 kW)
Delta Electronics has launched a new DC charger in the EMEA region. The 50kW DC Wallbox is half as wide as standard chargers of this type, making it ideal for on-street installation, according to the global electronics corporation from Taiwan.
Dec 7, 2022 - 03:40 pm
Tesla running in circles to deliver the Model Y
Tesla has expanded the offer of their Model Y to Taiwan, but due to import and export restrictions, the vehicles are being imported all the way from Germany, instead of the Giga Shanghai just around the corner.
Jul 22, 2022 - 03:18 pm
Taipeh to add 250 electric buses by end of 2023
In Taiwan, the Chung-Shin Bus Group will put 150 all-electric buses into operation in the capital Taipei by the end of this year, equipped with Danfoss Editron drives. Another 100 electric buses with Danfoss drives are scheduled to follow in 2023.
Jun 25, 2022 - 05:45 pm
FEV joins Prologium in solid-state battery development
The German engineering service provider FEV has teamed up with Taiwan’s Prologium for their solid-state battery expertise. Under the MOU, they will focus on developing customer-specific battery systems, sales and cell/module verification based on Prologium’s SSB technology.
Jun 16, 2022 - 01:51 pm
Foxconn begins building battery plant in Taiwan
Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn has started building its first battery factory. The plant, located in Taiwan’s second-largest city Kaohsiung, is scheduled to start producing LFP cells with a planned capacity of 1.27 GWh in the first quarter of 2024.
May 15, 2022 - 03:53 pm
Posco invests in ProLogium’s solid-state batteries
The South Korean steel group Posco has entered into a cooperation with the Taiwanese solid-state battery cell manufacturer ProLogium. In addition to an undisclosed investment in ProLogium, the agreement provides for the joint development of components for ProLogium’s solid-state batteries.
Mar 9, 2022 - 12:57 pm
Gogoro & ProLogium presents lithium-ceramic solid-state battery
Electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro has unveiled a prototype lithium ceramic solid-state battery for two-wheel battery swapping. The prototype, jointly developed by Gogoro and solid-state battery specialist ProLogium Technology, integrates with Gogoro’s existing vehicles and battery swap network.
Oct 6, 2021 - 03:23 pm
StromVolt Americas announces battery plant plans for Canada
The Canadian start-up StromVolt Americas has announced its intention to build Canada’s first factory for the production of lithium-ion battery cells for electric vehicles together with the Taiwanese company Delta Electronics. The factory will be located in the province of Quebec.
Sep 29, 2021 - 02:25 pm
Foxconn announces supply agreement for LFP batteries
Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer contracted by Apple among many others, is cooperating with the companies Giga Solar Materials, Long Time Technology and China Steel Chemical to develop anode materials for lithium iron phosphate batteries. The new batteries are to be used for the first time in electric buses from 2023.
Sep 20, 2021 - 04:21 pm
Gogoro to become publicly listed and expand
Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro and Poema Global Holdings, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, have announced a definitive agreement resulting in Gogoro becoming a publicly listed company. The proceeds should propel expansion in India, China and Southeast Asia.
Jun 24, 2021 - 11:18 am
Foxconn & Gogoro team up to expand battery swapping
Apple supplier Foxconn and scooter maker Gogoro today announced an MoU to speed up the expansion of Gogoro’s battery swapping system. Gogoro will use Foxconn’s extensive production capacities to scale up, given recent market announcements in India and China.
Jun 16, 2021 - 03:25 pm
Foxconn to develop battery materials for EVs
According to a media report, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn, which works for Apple, is investing the equivalent of around 36 million US dollars in the company Giga Solar Materials via a subsidiary. Foxconn said in a statement on Tuesday that the two companies will jointly develop electric vehicle battery materials.
Jun 2, 2021 - 11:58 am
Kymco launches battery swapping cooperation
Two-wheeler manufacturer Kymco, Super Soco and Felo Technologies have signed a strategic cooperation agreement. Together, the partners want to develop new electric motorbikes and scooters based on Kymco’s Ionex battery platform.
Apr 21, 2021 - 03:44 pm
Gogoro & Hero to establish battery swap network in India
Taiwan’s Gogoro and India’s Hero MotoCorp announced a strategic partnership that aims to found a joint venture for bringing battery swaps to India. Hero also wants to use Gogoro technology for new electric two-wheelers for the Indian market.
Oct 19, 2020 - 12:24 pm
Foxconn presents electric car platform
Taiwanese contract manufacturer Hon Hai, aka Foxconn, who supplies Apple components, wants to make a major entry into the electric vehicle business. According to CEO Liu Young-way, Foxconn is to be represented with components or services in every tenth electric car worldwide by 2027.
Jan 20, 2020 - 02:36 pm
GKN Automotive and Delta join forces on e-drives
GKN Automotive and Delta Electronics are launching a strategic cooperation for the development and marketing of electric drives for the 80 to 155 kW power class. The drives from the joint development are to be launched on the market in three years.
Nov 28, 2019 - 01:41 pm
Will Tesla start making the model Y earlier?
According to a Taiwanese business newspaper, Tesla has asked local suppliers to produce parts for Model Y six months earlier than previously planned, this quarter. This again fuels rumours that serial production of the Model Y could start earlier than originally planned.
Sep 26, 2019 - 12:17 pm
Gogoro expands range with ultra light scooter
The Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro has introduced a new lighter and cheaper model. Now that the company has a full palette of longer and shorter-range city scooters, Gogoro plans to further expand internationally next year. In Taiwan, the Gogoro Viva will be available from October this year.
Aug 28, 2019 - 03:50 pm
Gogoro targets B2B with expansion into Seoul
Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro has launched its Gogoro 2 Utility scooter and battery-replacement network built for B2B industries in the city of Seoul with cooperation partner TIC corporation.
Jul 8, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Gogoro presents electric scooter sharing platform
The Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro has created its own sharing platform, GoShare, for renting electric scooters with exchangeable batteries. GoShare will initially start in the Northwestern Taiwanese district of Taoyuan with around 1,000 electric scooters in August.