First Mid-Drive System Further Entrenches Hyena at Heart of E-Bike Sector

Person standing with display at bicycle expo

Taichung, Taiwan Taiwanese manufacturer Hyena, a supplier of e-bikes and components to some of the world’s biggest brands, recently unveiled its first full mid-drive system, as the company moves towards its ambitions to provide a full solution for systems and complete e-bikes. Hyena co-founder and CEO Charlie Chuang said the Unidrive 60 mid-drive system, for…

Applications Open for Taipei Cycle Exhibitors

Above view of bicycle expo

Taipei, Taiwan Booth applications opened this month for 2024 Taipei Cycle, which will focus on four themes: Green Action, Micromobility, Innovation & Startups and Culture & Lifestyle. Next year’s event will be held from 6th to 9th March and will introduce digital advancements such as a Cycling e-Sports Pavilion and an immersive E-bike Demo Test…

Product Briefs: OKGO, Garmin & Vittoria

OKGO prototype e-bike

Taipei, Taiwan Taiwanese manufacturer OKGO is claiming it is rapidly accelerating the progression of e-bikes towards integration and digitalisation, with its carbon-framed SmartBar e-bike unveiled at Taipei Cycle. With a futuristic monocoque carbon frame that hints at the technology contained within, the urban e-bike has a handlebar-integrated Smart Bike Display that receives voice commands, can…

Green Giant Celebrates Half a Century

Giant company Sales Managers

Taichung, Taiwan Giant Group celebrated its 50th anniversary last month with a series of events held at the company’s global headquarters in the Central Taiwan Science Park and a strong focus on sustainability. Giant Group CEO Young Liu used the anniversary celebrations to launch the group’s future ESG (environmental, social and governance) strategy Cycling for…

Tern Raises Accessibility Bar by Lowering the Bar

Senior on e-bike

Taipei, Taiwan Urban mobility specialist Tern this week unveiled a new ultra-low-step urban e-bike designed to “deliver the joy of cycling to a much wider audience”. Tern Team Captain Josh Hon said while the NBD is a particularly easy-to-handle bike for the average rider in crowded urban settings, “what gets us really excited about the…

Gogoro Solid-State Battery Prototype Brings Capacity Boost

Solid-state batteries will surpass the capacity of current lithium batteries by about 40%.

Taoyuan, Taiwan The world’s first solid-state lithium ceramic battery prototype for two-wheel battery swapping has been unveiled by Taiwanese company Gogoro, a leader in battery swapping technology. Gogoro has worked with ProLogium Technology, a global leader in solid-state battery technology and also based in Taiwan, to develop the solid-state battery prototype, which integrates with Gogoro’s…