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World Electric Vehicle Journal is published by MDPI from Volume 9 issue 1 (2018). Articles in this Issue were published by The World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and its member the European Association for e-Mobility (AVERE), the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), and the Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific (EVAAP). They are hosted by MDPI on as a courtesy and upon agreement with AVERE.
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Major Activities of Light Electric Scooter Development in Taiwan

Material and Chemical Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Bldg. 77, 195-5 Chung Hsing Rd., Section 4, Chutung, Hsinchu, Taiwan 31015
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World Electr. Veh. J. 2007, 1(1), 155-160;
Published: 28 December 2007
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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 some new developments of electric scooter with different hybrid concepts show good potential are also introduced.
Keywords: Scooter; Demonstration; Hybrid strategy; Lithium-ion battery; Promotion Scooter; Demonstration; Hybrid strategy; Lithium-ion battery; Promotion
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Lin, B.M.; Yang, M.H.; Suan, T.; ITRI. Major Activities of Light Electric Scooter Development in Taiwan. World Electr. Veh. J. 2007, 1, 155-160.

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