Photo: Mobility Ventures

Photo: Mobility Ventures

MENA Mobility Solutions LLC, Dubai, U.A.E has been chosen as the exclusive Middle East and North African distributor for U.S.-based Mobility Ventures’ MV-1, a purpose-built, universally accessible vehicle, designed from the ground up in support of wheelchair users.

Headquartered in South Bend, Ind., Mobility Ventures LLC, is an AM General company.

Built at AM General's 675,000-square-foot Commercial Assembly Plant in Mishawaka, Ind., the MV-1 is universally designed, allowing people of all abilities equal access to a quality, safe, and inclusive transportation option, according to the company. The MV-1 is dedicated to transporting all passengers; with or without mobility challenges, making it the perfect solution for both consumer and commercial fleet services.

"MENA Mobility Solutions is the ideal partner for us in the Middle East and North Africa region," said Rick Smith, president of Mobility Ventures. "The team has a strong reputation for customer satisfaction, and years of experience serving the mobility industry. This international partnership furthers the reach of the MV-1 to provide accessible transportation to individuals with mobility challenges, commercial fleets, institutions, and municipalities."

The MV-1 will be available to customers in the Middle East and North Africa region in September though MENA’s network of independent dealers and full service vehicle centers.

"We are privileged to partner with Mobility Ventures on this important milestone in the Middle East and North African region," said Brendan McGuinness, president and CEO, MENA Mobility Solutions, Dubai. "The MV-1 finally opens up the accessible market to include g overnment agencies, public transport, hotel shuttle and accessible car hire and we look forward to supporting our customers and dealers across the region.”