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Why This Family Wanted A Rear-Entry Wheelchair SUV From Freedom Motors

April 12th, 2022 by
Smiling family standing in front of their green vehicle with wheelchair user

Nicole and Chris Jonsson needed a new wheelchair vehicle to transport their son, Will. There was one thing they knew for sure: they didn’t want another side-entry vehicle. Side-entry vehicles come with lots of issues. Because the ramp deploys from the side of the vehicle, it can be difficult to find a parking space with…

5 Vehicles at New York Abilities Expo You Can’t Miss

April 5th, 2022 by
Promotional image of wheelchair suvs available at NY Abilities Expo

Every year the New York Abilities Expo showcases the latest innovative products and services designed to make life more accessible. The 2022 show is no different, which is why Freedom Motors USA will be attending and bringing several vehicles to provide demonstrations.  If you’re interested in seeing the latest developments in wheelchair accessible vehicles, drop…

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…

Why Freedom Motors Was the Right Choice for This Family

February 23rd, 2022 by
A family with their new Freedom Motors handicap accessible vehicle.

Ron and Melissa Ralston needed a new wheelchair accessible vehicle for their daughter, but they didn’t want just another minivan.  Their 15-year-old daughter Vivian was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, CDKL5, when she was only two. The disorder is so rare there were only about 500 diagnosed cases worldwide when Vivian was diagnosed. “The…

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
Toyota-Sienna-Superwide with full cut floor

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…

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,…

New Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles Now Available in California

September 29th, 2021 by
A Freedom Motors Kia Telluride wheelchair conversion with the ramp deployed.

For California drivers, finding the right wheelchair accessible vehicle can be tricky. The vehicles available to them can be limited by local laws and regulations that determine which vehicles can be purchased and driven in the state of California. Vehicles in California must adhere to emissions standards set by the California Air Resources Board. Freedom…

Why You Should Consider a Wheelchair SUV

September 24th, 2021 by

  When thinking about wheelchair accessible vehicles, vans and minivans are usually what come to mind. The first wheelchair accessible vehicles on the market were vans, and they are still very common today. While minivans have remained popular both in and out of the mobility market, they don’t quite have the same appeal they did…

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