The Wheego Whip responds to the demand for a very high-quality, yet affordable electric automobile. We are excited to represent the Wheego brand in South Florida, and we know our customers will be pleasantly surprised by the quality, , performance, and features of this car.
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 8, 2010
Wheego Electric Cars, manufacturer of all-electric vehicles, today announced it has signed Foreign Affairs EV at Foreign Affairs Auto as its dealer with exclusive rights to sell the Wheego Electric Car product line in Palm Beach, Broward, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee Counties in Florida.
Wheego President Jeff Boyd believes Foreign Affairs is a perfect fit for the Wheego brand. "Foreign Affairs has established a 28 year reputation for top quality automotive sales and service in West Palm Beach," says Boyd. "They have dedicated a separate division of the company, Foreign Affairs EV, to their business. With extensive experience in this field, Foreign Affairs EV has been converting hybrid cars to 100% plug-in electric cars for Floridians throughout the state. We are confident that customers visiting Foreign Affairs will be extremely impressed with the knowledge, experience and attention to detail exhibited by this company. This isn't a dealership dabbling with Electric Vehicles; they are experts, and are committed to the success of environmentally responsible vehicles."
Foreign Affairs is a 28 year old family-run company in the heart of West Palm Beach. They will showcase the Wheego Whip with a test-drive event at their dealership on Saturday, February 20th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EV Division Manager Jonathan Ortiz invites the public to attend the test-drive event. "The Wheego Whip responds to the demand for a very high-quality, yet affordable electric automobile. We are excited to represent the Wheego brand in South Florida, and we know our customers will be pleasantly surprised by the quality, , performance, and features of this car."
The Wheego Whip LSV (Low-Speed Vehicle) runs on sealed lead-acid batteries and qualifies for a 10% Federal Tax Credit in 2010. With a sticker price of $18,995, the Wheego Whip LSV net price is just over $17,000.
The Wheego Whip LiFe Full-Speed all-electric car is expected in the summer of 2010. A prototype of the car was unveiled in January at the Washington D.C. Auto Show. The Whip LiFe runs on a lithium battery pack, and will go approximately 100 miles on a charge. The sticker price on the Wheego Whip LiFe is targeted for the low $30k's; the Whip LiFe qualifies for a $7500 Federal Tax Credit. Interested customers may reserve a car at Wheego.net/life.
Both Wheego Whip models are fully-loaded two-seat compact cars with fit, finish and features that compete with any other subcompact car on the market. Features include remote keyless entry, air conditioning, and MP3 stereo system.
About Wheego Electric Cars
Wheego Electric Cars is an innovation-driven and environmentally-conscious manufacturer of Electric Vehicles (EVs). Under the leadership of Mike McQuary, CEO and former MindSpring entrepreneur, Wheego Electric Cars has become a leader in the integration of advanced technology components. Wheego Electric Cars is one of the first EV companies to deliver affordable fully capable, street legal electric cars for everyday consumer use. For more information about Wheego, visit the company website at wheego.net.
About Foreign Affairs EV
Foreign Affairs EV is division of Foreign Affairs Auto, Inc. Foreign Affairs Auto has been established in South Florida since 1982. Foreign Affairs EV is focused on the market development and support of the very latest in plug-in electric transportation technologies targeted at individual consumers, corporations, universities, and government organizations. Foreign Affairs EV also represents Hymotion and the ChargePoint Network. Foreign Affairs EV & Foreign Affairs Auto can be visited online at http://www.ForeignAffairsAuto.com.