Updated on October 19, 2020

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Created on October 19, 2020

Gogoro 3

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The Gogoro 3 is an electric smart scooter built in Taiwan.

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Product Description

The Gogoro 3 is an electric scooter supported by a battery swapping infrastructure that allows battery swapping at any charge station in under 6 seconds. It is designed and manufactured in Taiwan by Gogoro Inc. and used by commuters in urban areas.

Market Suggested Retail Price

$3,000.00

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Manufacturing/Building Method

The scooters are mass-produced by the company in Taiwan.

Intellectural Property Type

Patent Protected

User Provision Model

The product can be ordered from the manufacturer through their website. It is only currently available for sale in Taiwan.

Distributions to Date Status

As of 2020, there are ~270,000 Gogoro users

Design Specifications

The Gogoro 3 scooter is fully electric, using Gogoro battery packs consisting of Panasonic lithium-ion 18650 energy cells. They offer a range of 170 km and the motor power is 6 kW @ 3,000 rpm. Depleted batteries can be swapped out for fully charged ones using the Gogoro Network The scooter is available in different colours and has a bodyshell made of 100% recyclable Polypropylene Shield Technology. It features LED headlights, a 26.5 litre storage trunk and an 81 cm seat length for more comfort for 1 or 2 riders. It has high grip dual performance tires and a dual disc brake with a Synchronised Braking System.

Technical Support

Professional vehicle maintenance service is available at Gogoro Service Centers. Roadside Assistance crew is also available 24/7.

Replacement Components

It uses mainly standard parts that are readily available at low cost in most countries.

Lifecycle

Unknown

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The manufacturer aims to produce a zero emissions vehicle and charging infrastructure for urban mobility thereby cutting carbon dioxide emissions.

Vetted Performance Status

The company website features a live counter for the number of tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions avoided by use of the Gogoro scooter.

Safety

Safety guidelines for using the scooter are provided on the manufacturer’s website.

Complementary Technical Systems

The electric scooters are powered by an electric charge station network where users can go and swap depleted batteries for fully-charged batteries.

Academic Research and References

Huang, F. H., 2018, “Measuring User Experience of Using Battery Swapping Station,” Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol. 607.

Huang, F. H., 2019, “Understanding user acceptance of battery swapping service of sustainable transport: An empirical study of a battery swap station for electric scooters, Taiwan,” International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 14, pp. 1-14.

Hsieh, P. Y, et. al,  2018, “Influences and uncertainty of battery-swapping electric scooters on energy system in Taiwan,” Energy Procedia, 153, pp. 95-100.

Compliance with regulations

The vehicle complies with regulations in Taiwan where they are currently operating.

Other Information

Other models such as the Gogoro 3 Plus and Gogoro 3 Delight are available from the manufacturer's website. Videos of Gogoro products can be found on the company's Youtube page.

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