The MiP robot was released in August 2014. MiP is an interactive robot toy designed for kids. The robot responds using hand sensory technology, as well as a downloadable app that allows MiP to drive, dance and play games.
The MiP wheels might just need a regular cleaning. If you need help on removing the the tire please refer to the "MiP moves too Slowly" section in the WowWee MiP Robot troubleshooting page located at WowWee MiP Robot Troubleshooting.