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Privately Owned Family Business

The Automotive Group was established forty years ago and since its inception have been involved with the design and adaptation of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles. After extensive research, development and consultation our latest range of ultra-modern Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles makes transportation of wheelchair users a pleasure. Privately owned this family business has an innovative approach to providing transport solutions for the wheelchair user. More than 40 years in business giving customer’s confidence in our product range and customer satisfaction.

Underpinned with the value that we take time to establish our customers need and with a flexible approach deliver a vehicle solution.

We also pride ourselves for the technology and comfort built into our design; so much so that we have included T and C within our company logo which depicts a Segedunum Domus the Latin word meaning “Strong Fort”. The Romans used it many years ago as a name for their fort, the remains of which are still situated adjacent to our premises on the banks of the river Tyne Newcastle upon Tyne. As in Roman days we believe in the strength of technology, design and comfort being built into our product for the benefit and enjoyment of our customers.

National Team

A dedicated National Team will assist you in determining your exact requirements and they will gladly offer you a free no obligation demonstration at your home or work place at a time convenient to you. Our team take time to establish the Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle from our range that is your solution. A team interested and experienced in establishing your needs.

Once the decision has been made and an order is placed, you will be given an approximate delivery schedule. Your vehicle will be ordered by our experienced team, who will keep you updated at every stage and are always on hand to answer any queries you may have, making it easy to get you into a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle suited to your needs.

Peace of Mind

We are Motability accredited and all of our Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles have VCA certification giving you complete peace of mind with your affordable excellent value purchase.

Taxi

At The Automotive Group we have consulted extensively with most City Councils and are able to provide Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles adapted as Taxi’s with European Whole Vehicle Type Approval which meet City Council specifications. Our National Team will gladly assist you in determining your requirements and how these can be met.

Technology and Comfort

Enjoy comfort without compromise from an Automotive Group Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle. The Automotive Group is synonymous with quality; a free home demonstration is highly recommended and will help your appreciation of the difference that our design, technology and comfort can give you and your family.

As the business continues to grow, we use the latest model of vehicles for adaptations which are completed retaining the original vehicle appearance. All of our adaptations have access via a Low Angle lightweight ramp at the rear with a choice of manual, gas assistance or fully automated operation. The attention to detail including interior soundproofing and carpeting make our Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles a family favourite.


 


Systems and Process – European Whole Vehicle Type Approval

Our systems are built to exacting European Standards both in design and safety. The wheelchair area is encompassed within the vehicles original safety cell and is designed and manufactured with a built in anti-submarine low angle light weight ramp to reduce the risk of occupant slippage in the event of an impact. The ramp can accommodate the majority of large electric wheelchairs, scooters and self-propelled wheelchairs available on the market. The Automotive Group are able to offer wide entrance wheelchair access across our range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles. Please ask for details.