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11 months ago
there were 295,000 accidents on Taiwan roads, with 391,000 injuries and 1,819 fatalities
1,580 km Railways
The Taipei Metro was introduced
The Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit was introduced
The Airport MRT
The Tainan Mass Rapid Transit System (台南捷運)
The Hsinchu Mass Rapid Transit System (新竹捷運)
The Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR)
Uber has been fined in Taiwan 133 times, for a total sum of NT$16.5 million (US$522,000)
KYMCO or Kwang Yang Motor Co, Ltd
Kymco became the largest scooter manufacturer in Taiwan, and the fifth largest scooter manufacturer worldwide.
Sanyang Motor Co., Ltd.
Taiwan led to a temporary ban on the import of motorcycles
Taiwan’s domestic and international motorcycle sales reached a peak of 1.66 million units.
Sales stood at 1.5 million units, with international sales accounting for more than 50%.
There were 11 main Taiwan motorcycle manufacturers
Taiwan's biggest automaker
Yulon created a new brand to sell self-designed cars, Luxgen
Luxgen Motor Co., Ltd.
Luxgen vehicles have been manufactured in Hangzhou, China by Dongfeng Yulon
Formosa Automobile Corporation
China Motor Corporation
Chin Chun Motor Co., Ltd.
The forces of Chiang Kai-shek retreated from the main land to the island
Growth rates close to 4%
The first big road systems in Taiwan
The big development in establishing an adequate network of roads took place.
The fast rising number of motor vehicles began
The time of cars began
More and more private cars were registered
Rail transportation was the only affordable way to travel long distances for most of the Taiwanese population
The growing popularity of air-travel brought another competitor to the railway.
The rail passenger numbers declined to 128 millions
Aviation became important to Taiwan's transportation
Having two non-military Airports
The international airport Taiwan Taoyuan was build
Taiwan GDP reaching an all time high of 530.04 USD Billion
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Taiwan ranked third-best globally for its investment environment
The Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA)
A fourth plant under construction was mothballed
The Ministry of Economic Affairs announced plans to cut 170 million-tons of carbon dioxide emissions by 2025.
Carbon dioxide emissions have been reduced by 5.14 million metric tons.
The government also plans to increase energy efficiency by 2% each year through 2020.
The green energy sector generated US$10.97 billion in production value.
Ta Ching Motor Co.
The growing economy placed bigger demands on the transportation system. time period
The growth got a rapid speed, bringing with it the needs of more and better roads and highways.
The total number of rail passengers (a year) went up from 84 millions to 139 millions, while the passengers in motor vehicles gained more than 300% (107 to 438 millions)
Taiwan has transformed itself from a recipient of U.S. aid donor and major foreign investor,
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