EICMA 2016: gogoro smartscooter EV launches sharing service in berlin
 

EICMA 2016: gogoro smartscooter EV launches sharing service in berlin

 

 

gogoro, a technology company transforming how innovation is bridging sustainable energy and urban transportation, announced it was partnering with the new bosch subsidiary, coup, a smart electric scooter sharing service in berlin using the award-winning gogoro ‘smartscooter’. the coup platform combines gogoro’s design; innovation; performance; and connectivity with a custom sharing cloud service that enables customers to have an efficient; sustainable; and quiet riding experience.

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max speed: 90 km/h

 

 

 

coup is initially launching with 200 gogoro scooters that will be available in the berlin neighborhoods of mitte, prenzlauer berg, friedrichshain, and kreuzberg. they have a governed maximum speed of 45 kmph so that everyone over 21 holding a car or motorcycle driving license can use them. the pricing model is based on a flat-rate fee which charges 3 euros for 30 minutes or 20 euros for the whole day. the service is accessed via an accompanying coup app that intuitively makes it simple to find, book, and pay for a scooter.

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850 000 liters of gasoline saved + 1 643 000 kg less CO2 emitted

 

 

 

gogoro introduced the ‘smartscooter’ EV and the ‘energy network’ at the consumer electronics show in early 2015 and launched in taipei taiwan in august 2015. the ‘smartscooter’ is the world’s first high-performance, smart electric two-wheel vehicle with swappable batteries. the integrated ‘energy network’ is an advanced battery-swapping infrastructure for cities.

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225 gostation battery swapping stations deployed

 

 

 

founded in 2011, gogoro is putting energy into things that matter. with a mission to deliver consumer innovations that will improve how the world’s most populated cities distribute and utilize energy, the company is enabling the transformation of megacities into smart cities. gogoro is working toward a better future by putting power in the hands of everyone.

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over 7000 battery swaps per day

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typical range: 100 km

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gogoro smartscooter at EICMA 2016
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