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    Report: Wheego's low-key route to success includes new electric SUV
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    The trajectory of Wheego Electric Cars is light years away from the always-in-the-news Tesla Motors or the Congressional darlings Fisker Automotive. Despite the lack of attention, Wheego manages to keep on plugging away, adding new dealers and making it past regulatory hurdles. This low-key route ...

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    Chicago: After Think, BYD and Coda, Green Wheels ready to sell Wheego LiFe in Chicago
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    in 2012, Green Wheels, an eco-friendly car dealership in Chicago, sold "a ton" of Think City electric vehicles. Well, a ton for an underdog electric vehicle like the City, anyway, according to Green Wheels owner Doug Snower. The actual number was more like 50. Now, with the slow fade of Think ...

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    Report: Getting NHTSA to sign off is biggest hurdle Wheego faces for now
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    As Wheego Electric Car has been experiencing, starting up a car manufacturing business is a very tough thing to do. Wheego is wending its way through acceptable compliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards Regulations (FMVSSR) for its two-seat, all-electric Wheego Whip LiFe car. The ...

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    Report: Wheego says it reaches equity deal with 'major' investor *UPDATE
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    Yes, Wheego is still going. The Atlanta-based company, which makes the two-seat LiFe electric vehicle, has reached an agreement for an equity infusion from a "major" investor and has sold about three-dozen of its Smart ForTwo-sized vehicles, Forbes reports, citing company chief Mike ...

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    Hey look, a Wheego LiFe out in the wild
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    The Wheego LiFe has arrived at MC Electric Vehicles, a dealership in Seattle. The LiFe, an ultra-compact electric two-door that zips along at speeds of up to 65 miles per hour, could be considered a competitor to the Nissan Leaf, but we'd reckon it's not. Yes, the LiFe has a Leaf-like range of ...

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    Will Tesla, Wheego and others lose airbag-related "hardship" exemption? *UPDATE
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    Tesla Motors, Lamborghini and a handful of other low-volume automakers may lose a "hardship" exemption that allows for the sale of vehicles with airbags that fail to comply with current U.S. safety standards. According to Automotive News (sub. req.), the National Highway Traffic Safety ...

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    Wheego running low on cash; LiFe production may be stalled
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    Back on Earth Day, Wheego delivered its first electric-only, $32,995 LiFe to Asma and Kevin Henry of Atlanta, GA. But, in order to continue manufacturing the highway-capable electric microcar, the Atlanta-based startup needs cash now, says Mike McQuary, chief executive officer of Wheego. McQuary ...

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    In Germany, Daimler crushes a Wheego EV to defend intellectual property
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    We've known for years that the Wheego Whip (also used for the just-gone-on-sale Wheego LiFe) is, despite appearances, not a direct copy of the Smart Fortwo. Instead it is the electrified version of the Shuanghuan Bubble (aka the Shuanghuan Noble), which is a Chinese vehicle that is liberally ...

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    Wheego delivers first LiFe vehicle in time for Earth Day
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    Earlier today, on Earth Day, Wheego finally delivered its first all-electric, highway-speed LiFe. The keys were handed over to Asma and Kevin Henry, who live in Atlanta, by Wheego dealer Jim Ellis. It's been a tough road thus far for the company, but the $32,995 ($25,495 after a $7,500 tax ...

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    Report: Wheego Whip LiFe to launch by end of March
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    Wheego Whip LiFe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in November, Wheego rolled out its Whip LiFe at the LA Auto Show. A month later, the electric automaker announced that its highway-capable LiFe received certification from the EPA and was approaching launch-ready status. ...

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    Surprise! Wheego Whip LiFe arriving late
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    Wheego Whip LiFe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Wheego Electric Cars, a U.S.-based automaker, wheeled out its highway-capable electric car, the Whip LiFe, at the Los Angeles Auto Show back in November. In late December, Wheego announced that the LiFe, a $32,995 ($25,495 after a ...

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    Wheego Whip LiFe receives EPA certification
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    Wheego Whip LiFe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Wheego Electric Cars, a U.S.-based automaker, wheeled out its highway-capable electric car, the Whip LiFe, at the Los Angeles Auto Show back in November. With a price of $32,995 – or, only $25,495 after a $7,500 tax credit ...

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    Video: Green Overdrive tests the Wheego Whip LiFe; walks aways disappointed
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    Wheego Whip LiFe – Click above to watch video after the jump
    When we drove the $32,995 ($25,495 after a $7,500 federal tax credit) Wheego LiFe at the LA Auto Show, we concluded that our brief seat time in the big brother of the so-called "Cadillac of Neighborhood Electric Vehicles" wasn't ...

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    LA 2010: driving the Wheego Whip LiFe, the electric car from an aggressive little company
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    Wheego Whip – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Where do you go when you're starting with "The Cadillac of Neighborhood Electric Vehicles"? If you're Wheego Electric Cars, a U.S. EV manufacturer that uses bodies built by China's Shuanghuan Automobile that look suspiciously like a ...

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    LA Auto Show preview: Wheego Whip LiFe electric car to hit the stage
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    Wheego Whip LiFe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Wheego Electric Cars, a U.S. manufacturer that's often overshadowed by the likes of Nissan, Chevrolet and others, will roll out its highway-capable electric car, the Wheego Whip LiFe, at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 18th. ...

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    DC 2010: Wheego unveils high-speed Whip, looks a lot like the LSV
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    Wheego Whip LiFe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The one vehicle unveiled at the Washington Auto Show today was the Wheego Whip LiFe, an upgraded version of the company's neighborhood electric car that we took for a quick spin last fall. The high-speed LiFe – a clever name ...

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