Kristina shows us the ease of entrance and exit of the MV-1. World’s first purpose built wheel chair accessible vehicle.
Kyle and Paula Watson, whose twin 14-year old boys – Scott and Ian, have Cerebral Palsy and use large motorized wheelchairs, won the vehicle through the annual NMAM online contest that includes sharing their personal story with NMAM site viewers who voted to select the finalists.
“Winning an MV-1 through the NMAM “Local Heroes Contest” was truly a dream come true,” said Kyle. “Finding a vehicle to accommodate two very large motorized wheelchairs poses a huge challenge in itself. Now we can go where we want, as a family, together. This will be life-changing for us.”
Not a conversion, the MV-1 is the only NADA recognized OEM mobility vehicle available today. Built from the ground up, the MV-1 meets or exceeds all relative ADA guidelines and is fully FMVSS crash test compliant without exception or exemption unlike conversion vehicles. Made in the USA, the MV-1 meets all of the FTA “Buy America” act requirements.
Exciting times have arrived for Mobility Ventures, our network of dealers, and most importantly the disability community. The 2014 Model Production Launch represents a collaboration of hard work from our Local 5 UAW work force, our suppliers, and our Mobility Ventures Team.