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Monday, April 27, 2015

A friendly car to wheelchair users

Motor vehicle, either a motorcycle or a car, today is still not friendly for persons with disabilities. If it can accommodate the needs of persons with disabilities, the costs incurred for the modification is very expensive.

The background is exactly what encourages Istvan Kissaroslaki and Stacy Zoern creating a car that is friendly to persons with disabilities, especially for those who use wheelchairs. The electric car is named "Kenguru".
Kenguru, a friendly eV to wheelchair users. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1E1VTqM)
As quoted from the Engineering on Friday, April 24, 2015, both then look for investors who want to develop this car. Finally, with a capital investment of US. $ 4 million and a processing time of up to 18 months, this car was present the first time in 2010.
Front three quarter of Kenguru. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1E1VTqM)
What makes this car very useful for wheelchair users is at the back can be opened fully. So, wheelchair users can go straight into the car through the rear section.
Steering handlebar of Kenguru. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1E1VTqM)
Most vehicles are equipped with facilities for wheelchair users still need others either to encourage or keep users from falling. While the car is not at all. On average, it takes 10 seconds to get into the car and ready to go.
Kenguru priced at between US. $20 to $25 thousand, or approximately Rp. 260 - Rp. 323 million. Reportedly, this car will be mass produced and sold this year, although it is unclear when exactly. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | KENGURU | ENGINEERING.COM]
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