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Indonesia's Gojek and Taiwan's Gogoro to test electric scooters

Pilot program in Jakarta follows ride-hailing company's carbon pledge

Priced to be relatively inexpensive, the pilot program will help the partners gauge whether a viable market exists for their scooters. (Source photos by Gogoro and screenshot from Gojek's website) 

JAKARTA -- Ride-hailing company Gojek and Taiwan's Gogoro, a leading battery-swapping electric scooter maker, will launch a pilot program to test scooters with swappable batteries in Indonesia's capital, both companies announced on Tuesday.

The announcement comes on the back of an April pledge by Indonesia's Gojek to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2030.

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