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Wheego Electric Cars
It's the newest all-electric car on the block -- the Wheego Whip LiFe.
The first Whip was delivered to dealerships on April 22, 2011 -- Earth Day. According to the Wheego website, the car will get around 100 miles on a charge, with a top speed of 65 mph. It is small -- just a two-seater -- but the site insists there is "plenty of room for your groceries and gear."
The sticker price is $32,995 -- kind of steep for such a small car. However, buyers are eligible for the $7,500 federal tax rebate.
So far there are dealers in about 20 states which sell the Whip LiFe.
Wheego writes on its website about the company's mission:
Wheego wants to make the best electric cars in the world and educate everyone as to the practical benefits of owning and driving one. We don’t aspire to be the biggest car company, or make the fastest cars. We want to make safe, reliable and fun products without compromise. We won’t hype or exaggerate the capabilities of our electric cars. We want our customers to be happy and smart advocates for electric cars.
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