Mobility Ventures MV-1

South Bend, Ind.
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  • The world’s first purpose-built, universally-accessible vehicle.
  • Made in America with no conversions necessary.
  • Powered in-floor ramp.
  • 36-inch by 56-inch doorway features a low step-in that allows easy entry for all passengers.

www.mv-1.us

Specifications

Engine Ford 4.6L V8 & Ford 3.7L V6
Exterior Height 75 in.
GVWR 6,600 lbs.
Length 205 in.
Passenger Capacity 5
Wheelbase 122 in.

Yale Turns to Hybrid Tech to Meet Sustainability Goals

Recently, Yale University’s 23rd president, Peter Salovey, instituted a first-ever pilot program to put a price tag on the use of carbon, with prominent campus buildings and the university’s vehicle fleet playing a role in the intra-department carbon tax implementation.

N.Y. MTA adds 70 wheelchair accessible MV-1's to paratransit fleet

The city’s Access-A-Ride, which already has nearly 400 MV-1s in service, is a shared-ride, door-to-door service for people unable to use public buses and subways.

Mobility Ventures talks accessible transportation at Capitol Hill event

Roll on Capitol Hill will bring wheelchair users, clinicians and United Spinal members to Washington, D.C. to meet with Members of Congress and staff to discuss policies that improve the health, independence, and quality of life of people with disabilities.

Mobility Ventures announces next-gen updates to 2017 MV-1

Expands on key features of the 2016 model, including a power passenger door, operated by a remote keyless fob and innovative, side-entry power ramp.

NFTA introduces 3 different CNG model vehicles to fleet

Starting Jan. 12, 2016, Metro will begin operating the first of 44 full-size buses, first of 10 paratransit vans and two MV-1 supervisor vehicles, all powered by CNG. The new buses and vans will replace the oldest diesel vehicles currently in use.

Mobility Ventures names new VP, Government & Commercial Fleet Sales

Bill Gibson brings to Mobility Ventures more than 40 years of sales and marketing experience with an extensive, proven background in automotive fleet management operations.

Mobility Ventures donates wheelchair-accessible MV-1 to Fort Worth charity

The event, held in conjunction with APTA's 2015 Bus & Paratransit Conference, recognized Catholic Charities Fort Worth for its dedication to providing service to those in need, according to the company. 

Winnipeg operator adds MV-1

The Winnipeg Taxi Board initially denied Sunshine Transit Services an accessible limousine license in 2012. With the signing of the Accessibility for Manitobans Act, help from the Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities and the Public Interest Law Center, Manitoba's one and only accessible limo license was granted to Sunshine Transit Services in August 2014.

MV-1 successfully completes new round of crash testing

The number of successful crash tests performed on the vehicle to date exceeds 50. The MV-1 includes an ADA-compliant side-entry ramp design and meets all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards direct from the factory with no further modifications required.

Mobility Ventures exhibiting accessible MV-1 models at BusCon

Company is showcasing two models of the MV-1 — its standard DX model and its new LX luxury model. The vehicles, both of which meet or exceed the vehicle guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act, can be seen at Booth #501.

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