ATLANTA (September 19, 2012) – WHEEGO ELECTRIC CARS, a U.S. manufacturer of all-electric cars, today announced that the Alexander Hotel in Cayman Brac will offer the Wheego LiFe for daily rental. The Wheego LiFe will be available at the hotel beginning September 21, the first day all-electric cars can be registered on the Cayman Islands. A press conference is scheduled for 4p.m. September 21, 2012 at the Alexander Hotel, located at the southern tip of Cayman Brac. The Honorable Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, Deputy Premier and Minister of District Administration, Works, Lands, and Agriculture will be in attendance.

John Felder, President and CEO of Cayman Automotive, will also attend the press conference. “This culminates more than seven years of work to bring fully electric vehicles to the Cayman Islands. We will welcome visitors to our island with an emissions-free choice of transportation. When our visitors see our pristine environment, they will understand why we have worked so hard to bring electric vehicles here. The Wheego LiFe is an important part of protecting our beautiful surroundings for generations to come.”

The Wheego LiFe is available on the Cayman Islands through Wheego dealer Cayman Automotive, located at 256 Crewe Road on Grand Cayman. It comes fully-equipped with driver and passenger airbags, anti-lock brakes, power windows and locks, and optional air conditioning. The LiFe travels approximately 100 miles on a single charge, and can be recharged from any 100V outlet, or from a J1772-compliant charging station. It is available in red, white, blue, black, silver, and green. A two-seat subcompact car, the Wheego LiFe’s fit, finish and features are designed for today’s environmentally-conscious commuters.

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 all-electric cars for everyday consumer use. The Wheego line of electric vehicles is emission-free, making them an ideal choice for consumers, fleets and businesses who want to reduce their carbon footprint. Wheego is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The cars are assembled in Ontario, California.

 

For more information about Wheego, visit the company website at www.wheego.net.

 

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