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These 2 Wheelchair Vans Are Great for Dealers and Fleets

March 15th, 2022 by
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Commercial fleets face a unique challenge in that they need reliable vehicles, but some models can be cost prohibitive. This is especially true for those in need of wheelchair accessible vehicles for their commercial fleet, as there are less eligible models available. In recent years, the Dodge Grand Caravan and the non-hybrid Toyota Sienna have…

Can You Make an SUV Wheelchair Accessible?

March 5th, 2022 by

If you or someone you love suddenly needs a wheelchair to get around, the way you go about your daily routine will undergo some changes. One of those changes will be your vehicle. You will need a vehicle that will accommodate you and your needs. And you’ll be interested to know that Freedom Motors can help you…

8 Wheelchair Vehicles You Won’t Find at LA Abilities Expo

March 3rd, 2022 by
A Freedom Motors Kia Telluride wheelchair conversion with the ramp deployed.

The Los Angeles Abilities Expo is an annual event that showcases the newest developments and products aimed at making the world more accessible. Freedom Motors USA will not be able to attend the 2022 conference, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a look at the cutting-edge developments that are being brought to the mobility…

We Love this WAV for Wheelchair Drivers

February 1st, 2022 by
Orange Kia Soul Rear Entry Wheelchair

For wheelchair users who want a more independent lifestyle, it can be hard to find a handicap vehicle for sale they can drive. Many handicap vehicles are configured in a way that puts wheelchair users as passengers toward the rear of the vehicle. Thankfully, options like power transfer seats and automatic ramps have made it…

Half Cut vs. Full Cut Wheelchair Conversions: Which is Best For You?

January 19th, 2022 by
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Finding a wheelchair accessible vehicle that has all the features you need without compromising the ones you want is tough. The extensive modifications required to accommodate a wheelchair user can often result in losing extra seating, cargo space, or other OEM features. At Freedom Motors USA, our engineering philosophy is to keep our vehicles as…

Everything You Need to Know About Power Transfer Seats

December 28th, 2021 by
Transfer Seat for a Wheelchair User in a Kia Soul

For wheelchair users, a wheelchair accessible vehicle is a huge step toward independence and freedom. Not only does it let you go where you need to, it allows you to leave whenever you’d like on your own terms. For those who live without a caregiver or simply want a more independent lifestyle, there are accommodations…

What Does #ParkAnywhere Mean?

December 7th, 2021 by
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The feeling of freedom and independence that comes with owning your own wheelchair accessible vehicle is priceless.That being said, they do come with some obstacles that non-converted vehicles won’t face.  One of the biggest challenges that comes with driving an accessible vehicle is parking it. On a traditional side-entry conversion, the ramp or lift will…

3 Seating Options for Your Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

December 3rd, 2021 by
Super Deluxe Mid-Row Seating - Wheelchair Vehicle

When searching for a Handicap Vehicles For Sale, it can be difficult to find one that fits your needs. Finding the right kind of ramp or hand controls that work well for you can get confusing.  One of the biggest challenges can be finding an accessible vehicle with the right seating options. Because both side…

3 Reasons Wheelchair SUVs are the New Accessible Minivan

November 1st, 2021 by
Three wheelchair accessible Kia vehicles from Freedom Motors lined up with ramps deployed

When thinking about wheelchair accessible vehicles, big box vans and minivans usually come to mind first. It makes sense — their large size makes them a good fit for an accessible vehicle, and they’ve been leading the market for years. However, the market is starting to change. Minivans aren’t as popular as they once were,…

Which Hand Controls Are Best for Wheelchair Drivers?

October 25th, 2021 by

If you have a physical disability that interferes with your independence, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in four Americans have some type of disability. Nearly 14% of those individuals have severe difficulty walking or climbing stairs. Having a physical disability may be keeping you from driving, but it…

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