The Kenguru® Electric Car is a wheelchair accessible electric vehicle designed for wheelchair users who want to remain seated in their wheelchair while driving. Utilizing an all-electric, front-wheel drive platform, the vehicle is powered by the patented KLD oneDRIVE®? system and features a unique rear-entry lift-gate and ramp, making access convenient for members of the wheelchair community.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a recreational therapist who had a back injury to move clients who used wheelchairs around the facility. Because of the back injury, the therapist was unable to push wheelchairs or lift heavy objects. To build the unit, the motor, gearbox, elctronics, and rear wheels of a second-hand scooter were used in conjunction with a chasis built of square hollow section steel. The unit has a platform at the front on which the wheelchair, with its user, is loaded. The