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O-We-Go Car Company
TypeAutomobile manufacturer
FoundedFebruary, 1914; 109 years ago (1914)
DefunctJanuary, 1915; 108 years ago (1915)
HeadquartersOwego, New York,
Key people
Charles B. Hatfield, Jr.
Production output
300 (approx) (1914)
The only known surviving O-We-Go, a 1914 model, which is currently on display at the Northeast Classic Car Museum.

The O-We-Go was an American Cyclecar manufactured in 1914 in Owego, New York.[1]


Designed by Charles B. Hatfield, Jr. of the Hatfield Auto Truck Company in Elmira, New York, the O-We-Go prototype cyclecar was tested for 3 months before production in Owego, New York began in 1914.[1]

The O-We-Go had a 12-hp twin-cylinder Ives motorcycle engine with a friction transmission on a 104-inch wheelbase. The tandem-seat automobile sold for $385, equivalent to $11,248 in 2022. The "cyclecar craze" faded as quickly as it started, and the company entered into voluntary bankruptcy in January 1915.[1]

In 1916, C.B. Hatfield, Jr. reconfigured the O-We-Go and sold it in kit form which could be purchased complete, or piece-by-piece under the name Tribune. The only known surviving O-We-Go is currently on display at the Northeast Classic Car Museum.

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  1. ^ a b c Kimes, Beverly Rae; Clark Jr., Henry Austin (1996). Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1942 (3rd ed.). Krause Publications. ISBN 978-0-87341-428-9.