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Kenguru Cruiser is a car you could take on the subway

Sure, you car drive your car to the train station. If you're taking the auto train down the East Coast of the U.S. or into the Chunnel between France and the UK, you can even slip your vehicle into a specially designed train car. However, neither of those options quite matches up to being able to drive your car straight onto a subway. The Kenguru Cruiser fits that particular bill.

AM General to build CNG-powered VPG MV-1 people-mover at Hummer H2 factory

Vehicle Production Group MV-1 - Click above for high-res image gallery

AM General to build VPG MV-1 people-mover at Hummer H2 factory

Vehicle Production Group MV-1 - Click above for high-res image gallery

What's green, three-wheeled and can park by the blue signs?

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High technology provides solutions for paraplegics

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MagicWheels can add mileage to your wheelchair

Technology sometimes has profound effects on ridiculously complex devices while leaving the simple ones in the dust. Some people have no choice but to get around in a wheelchair and could not use a device like the Segway or even an electric bike. Sure, there are electric wheelchairs around, but they are quite expensive and usually very unattractive. I know because I was recently in the market for an electric machine for a family member. The choices were few, unless I could convince my insurance

Wild Ride: Semi pushes wheelchair-bound man 50mph down highway

It could have been a horrible tragedy, but at the end of it all, no one was injured, and there were no hard feelings, either. Michigan State Police were skeptical when they started receiving calls saying that a big rig was pushing a wheelchair down the Red Arrow Highway in Paw Paw, Mich., but when the calls didn't abate, they headed out to investigate.

GM tacks on two extra years of OnStar for mobility-adapted vehicles

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 Mobility Reimbursement Program that since 1991 has been reimbursing disabled customers an extra $1,000 when they buy or lease a GM vehicle and adapt it with one of 3

Suzuki unveils MIO: the fuel-cell powered wheelchair

From sister-blog Engadget comes word of an adorable new Suzuki that should have people rolling in the aisles. Not because it's funny looking, but because it will offer mobility to those who need the aid only a wheelchair can provide. And guess what? It's one of the greenest vehicles on the planet too. Ditching the old-school lead-acid batteries of its forefathers, the new Suzuki MIO uses a so-right-now fuel cell-powered motor. Well, it doesn't forego batteries altogether, using a "large capacity

Wheels for the wealthy wheelchair-bound

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 repl

Superfourin chair allows roughing it for disabled

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.

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