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    Official: Mobility Ventures adds luxury model to its lineup of wheelchair-accessible vans
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    Mobility Ventures, the Indiana-based maker of vehicles designed and built to accommodate people with disabilities, is adding a luxury model to its lineup. Called the MV-1 LX, the vehicle joins Mobility Ventures' portfolio of purpose-built vans with wheelchair ramps. The LX model adds more ...

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    Video: Watch this armless woman negotiate a drive-thru [w/poll]
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    We've met plenty of people in our time that can't quite master the act of driving. Legs and feet operating the pedals and arms and hands sawing away at the wheel – it's really not that difficult, right? But what if you're two limbs short of the typical allotment? That would surely ...

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    Official: Toyota developing Asimo rival for the disabled
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    Robots are here to stay, and all signs point to there being more "everyday" mechanized friends that will specialize in doing different things for different people. In addition to its work on the Partner Robot, Toyota is developing a Human Support Robot (HSR) to assist the elderly at home. The ...

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    GM tacks on two extra years of OnStar for mobility-adapted vehicles
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    General Motors announced today that in addition to the standard free year of service that comes with every vehicle equipped with OnStar, customers purchasing a GM vehicle with aftermarket equipment for the disabled will receive an extra two years of free OnStar service. The deal works through GM's ...

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    Wheels for the wealthy wheelchair-bound
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    When we think of transportation designed for the physically challenged, a picture of a Dodge Caravan converted to be wheelchair accessible pops in our heads. But your average Mr. Money Bags doesn't find himself scoping out Caravans when it comes time to replace his chauffer-driven Rolls, so why ...

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    Superfourin chair allows roughing it for disabled
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    Sibling-site Engadget posted about the Superfourin chair, a modified wheelchair/ATV developed by the German organizations Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing IITB and Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH. The chair not only allows a disabled person to traverse rough terrains with ...

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