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Needs of disabled people not properly considered in design of electric vehicles

Motability and Energy Saving Trust publish research into barriers to accessible wheelchair accessible vehicles

20 April 2023
EV Design & Disability Inclusion
EV Design & Disability Inclusion

 

Disabled people’s requirements are not being sufficiently considered in the design and production of electric vehicles, says a report into the accessibility of electric vehicle design published by Motability and the Energy Saving Trust.

The report highlights the barriers to making the design of electric vehicles (EVs) accessible for disabled people, with a particular focus on wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) and how these could be addressed.

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