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March 10, 2014

Mobility Ventures to donate MV-1 to Local Heroes contest

Caregivers, friends and family members are invited to submit entries — either written or videotaped stories — of how they are triumphing over their mobility challenges.


February 18, 2014

MV-1 vehicles to join 50-plus dealer network

Production has started on new vehicles, with new dealers to begin taking delivery in March 2014.


November 25, 2013

N.Y. county debuts MV-1s for paratransit fleet

The vehicles can accommodate three ambulatory passengers and one standard size wheelchair passenger.


September 6, 2013

Agreement leads to VPG purchase

Production, sales and product development of the MV-1 is expected to resume in approximately 45 days under a new company name, Mobility Ventures LLC.


May 8, 2013

Vehicle Production Group ceases operation, lays off staff

The company, which manufactured the MV-1 accessible vehicle, had a $50 million Department of Energy loan.


March 27, 2013

Md. MTA purchases 40 MV-1s

The first 10 MV-1s are in service and the remaining 30 should be in service within two months.


August 27, 2012

D.C. gets wheelchair-accessible taxis

Accessibility Taxi began operating 15 new ADA-compliant MV-1 taxis in Prince George’s County, which lagged behind many other areas of Washington, D.C., in terms of wheelchair-accessible taxi service.


August 13, 2012

Fla.’s Palm Beach puts MV-1s in service

Metro Mobility Management Group is using 60 MV-1 vehicles to provide door-to-door Palm Tran Connection service.


July 23, 2012

UT Profile: Diverse fleet helps Yale service navigate urban routes

The fleet includes 45 vehicles that run on B20 biodiesel. At peak times, there are 20 to 22 vehicles on the road and 12 to 15 in the evenings. Peak school year ridership is between 40,000 to 50,000 passengers a week.


May 30, 2012

D.C. Metro unveils new MV-1 vehicles for paratransit service

MetroAccess customers will benefit from shorter boarding times as a result of the MV-1 ramp design, which allows customers to board without the use of a lift. The vehicles cost about $50,000 each.


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