Major Activities of Light Electric Scooter Development in Taiwan

Bing Ming Lin, Mo Hua Yang, Theresa Suan, ITRI
2007 World Electric Vehicle Journal  
Taiwan has more than 13 million registered motorcycles. EPA set the mandate of 2% electric motorcycle to be sold in 2000 and subsidized consumers to buy those clean vehicles were proved not successful and stopped. A smaller, lighter styling electric scooter was then becoming more or less popular in countryside may be categorized as "Small Light Motorcycle" in near future. This article briefly reviews the development of electric scooter during past years and focus on the status, too. There are
more » ... s, too. There are some new developments of electric scooter with different hybrid concepts show good potential are also introduced.
doi:10.3390/wevj1010155 fatcat:vp2zdoar5nfzddxbcynjigmxni