There’s a science to crafting personal freedom and independence for people with disabilities and wheelchair users. Reliable wheelchair vans, after all, are the result of listening to customer needs and engineering a piece of technology that empowers users.
At VMI, we’ve been doing it for over 20 years. We’ve designed innovative ramp systems, tailored processes and hired the most skilled technicians around to build incredible mobility vehicles for our customers and we’re ready to show you how!
From their ideation to delivery, we’re proud of our vans. We hope a journey through our process helps you envision a journey of your own.
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How VMI Builds a Wheelchair Van
- Start with an award winning van like the Honda Odyssey, Chrysler Town & Country or Toyota Sienna
- VMI experts disassemble the interior
- Specialized technicians embark on frame installation
- VMI’s OEM wheelchair accessible floor gets installed
- Vehicle undergoes accuracy and specifications testing
- Exterior of van is re-installed
- Paint is color matched and applied to exterior
- Electronics and VMI control module are installed (brains of the ramp system)
- Wheelchair accessible ramp system and seat basins are integrated
- VMI Durafloor and interior are completed
- Entire van goes through final inspection
- Mobility van gets a wheel alignment
- Technicians give the vehicle a test drive
- Interior of van gets detailed for final delivery to client
- Out rolls a brilliant VMI van with life-altering value for customers with a disability
Why To Consider a Wheelchair Van
There are so many benefits to buying a mobility vehicle. Wheelchair vans:
- Eliminate the physical strain of loading/unloading wheelchairs and powerchairs
- Save time for every passenger involved
- Promote personal freedom and independent travel
- Maintain user safety
- And so much more
If you have a specific question about our process or want to know more about how our wheelchair vans are built, leave us a comment or connect with us on Facebook!