ATLANTA (November 1, 2016) – Wheego Electric Cars, Inc. today announced it has changed its name to Wheego Technologies, Inc.
“The name ‘Wheego Technologies’ better reflects our expanded scope of business,” said CEO Mike McQuary. “Our nine years of experience developing all-electric vehicles will continue to be key to our success, since most of the emerging autonomous vehicles are also electric. Our team now includes industry experts in artificial intelligence, networked communications and autonomous driving technologies. We are actively developing products and services that advance autonomous driving. Our goal is to create a suite of autonomous driving features that are productized and mainstreamed.”
Earlier this month, Wheego was awarded an Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The permit allows Wheego to test its autonomous systems on public roads in California.
Wheego Technologies is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It has a Research and Development office in Sonoma, California.
About Wheego Technologies
Wheego develops emerging vehicle technologies. Under the leadership of Mike McQuary, CEO and former MindSpring/EarthLink entrepreneur, Wheego has become a leader in the design and implementation of advanced automotive technologies. Founded in 2008, Wheego developed, manufactured and sold the LiFe car, marking the first time a Chinese chassis vehicle was successfully modified to pass full speed U.S. homologation and crash-testing. Beginning in 2014, Wheego turned its focus to the challenge of autonomous vehicle development. Wheego has a research and development team with expertise in machine learning, self-driving vehicles, and connected devices for home, business and roadway.
For more information about Wheego Technologies, visit the company website at www.wheego.net.