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Wheego Electric Cars Fade From Market; China Is The Future, Company Says

Wheego Electric Cars Fade From Market; China Is The Future, Company Says

By John Voelcker 296 views Aug 28, 2015 Follow John Add to circle 2013 Wheego LiFe electric car [photo:Jen Danzinger] Enlarge Photo With hundreds of thousands of plug-in electric cars from established automakers (and Tesla) on North American roads, most earlier startup carmakers have now largely faded away. One is Wheego Electric Cars, which took the same approach as Coda: Adapt a Chinese-built vehicle with a battery pack and electric running gear installed in the U.S. Wheego is still around, it turns out--unlike the defunct Coda--but it's no longer selling cars. DON'T MISS: 2011 Wheego Whip LiFe Electric Car: First Drive Report (Nov 2010) A statement from Susan Nicholson, Wheego's vice president for electronics, said: We are not making the Whip or LiFe any more, but still support and service the cars. We are working on two new models which will first be introduced in Chin...

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