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Freedom Motors Australia | Latest News - Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Conversions - BRAND NEW PRODUCT RELEASE

Ken & David will be at the ATSA EX

 

STAY-PUT Seat Belt Buckle System

BRAND NEW PRODUCT RELEASE

Ken & David will be at the ATSA EXPO in Sydney on the 13th & 14th of May to demonstrate and show you just how safe and simple the Stay-Put system is to use.

It can be seen at the FREEDOM MOTORS display area.

1. Two seat belts in one: The Stay-Put seat belt buckle looks and operates the same as any standard seat belt buckle that is used today when the Security system is not in operation.

2. Simple to use: Once the driver of the vehicle has switched the dashboard module on, he/she will be able to activate/deactivate any of the security controlled buckles by pressing any of the selected buckle push buttons.

3. Accident Safety Feature: In the event of an accident: A resetable Inertia safety cut out switch (which is an important safety feature of this system) will deactivate the security system, reverting the buckle/ buckles back to their normal seat belt buckle operation.

4. Passenger Safety: This security system has been designed so it can never remain, or stay, in a secured position if there is no power going to the security unit. Once this happens, these seatbelts will always return to normal seatbelt operation

If interested, please call our sales team. All inquiries welcome.

Posted: 16/04/2015

Freedom Motors Australia | Latest News - Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Conversions - Freedom Motors Australia has just received the latest model 2015 KIA CARNIVAL and has started the

 

New Model 2015 KIA CARNIVAL FREEDOM VAN Available soon

Freedom Motors Australia has just received the latest model 2015 KIA CARNIVAL and has started the prototyping conversion stage. We expect to have it ready by the beginning of July. Order your 2015 KIA CARNIVAL FREEDOM VAN Modifivation to be one of the first to own this great looking vehicle.

Posted: 12/03/2015

Freedom Motors Australia | Latest News - Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Conversions - Freedom Motors Australia is happy to announce the appointment of Peggy Hertog as our new State Ma

 

Peggy Hertog our new Victoria Sales Manager

Freedom Motors Australia is happy to announce the appointment of Peggy Hertog as our new State Manager for Victoria.
As the founder of the Clown Doctors in Holland she  was invited to come and work in Australia in 2001 by the Clown Doctors Australia .
She has a broad experience in fundraising & communication and
worked with many families in challenging circumstances as a Clown Doctor herself.
Her experience combined with her affinity for the disability industry will reflect in her excellent customer service .
Peggy is very excited to work for Freedom Motors Australia as she likes to make a difference in people’s life.
Our Victorian clients can call Peggy for a free home demonstration of our wheelchair accessible demo-car.
She is happy to show all the options and will assist you through the complete process of purchasing a conversion. 

Posted: 29/08/2014

Freedom Motors Australia | Latest News - Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Conversions - Freedom Motors Australia and Peter Warren Kia are working together to bring you the best Wheelchair

 

PETER WARREN KIA & FREEDOM MOTORS COLLABORATION

Freedom Motors Australia and Peter Warren Kia are working together to bring you the best Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles on the market. Peter Warren Kia and the complete Peter Warren Automotive Group have one of the best names in the industry. They have been around for a very long time. Rest assured that if you purchase your vehicle direct from Peter Warren Kia or through Freedom Motors Australia, that you will be investing in the best vehicle and wheelchair modification combination on the Australia Market today. Peter Warren Kia have a modified Kia Grand Carnival on display 7 days a week, so you can look at one and try it out during the weekends if you prefer. If you prefer a Toyota instead of a Kia, the Peter Warren group can help you out there as well. Visit: http://www.peterwarrenkia.com.au/specials/wheelchair-accessible-vehicles

Posted: 02/08/2013

Freedom Motors Australia | Latest News - Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Conversions - Available for ordering right now, the latest WAT TAXI FREEDOM CAB based on the very popular KIA GRAN

 

NEW WAT TAXI TICKS ALL THE BOXES

Available for ordering right now, the latest WAT TAXI FREEDOM CAB based on the very popular KIA GRAND CARNIVAL chassis. Designed and built by FREEDOM MOTORS AUSTRALIA, it is the most reliable WAT TAXI on the market in Australia. Built to the latest state and commonwealth taxi design and clear- space requirements, you are assured of your vehicle staying on the road because if fully complies. It is also fully backed up with a 200,000 Km KIA factory warranty on new vehicles purchases. This vehicle comes with a lot of options including: Electric front wheelchair restraints, full set of restraints, a lockable restraint storage area, full size side steps, spare wheel mounted securely in the cabin, reversing parking sensors, rear double fold down seat (Not in Victoria), and the wheelchair area is fully carpeted and rubber on the wheelchair floor. Yes, our prices are not as low as the so called budget modifiers. If you are thinking about purchasing a conversion of one of them, remember this: you get what you pay for and another thing to remember is that you want it to last at least 1 million KMs. If want to see the owner of that budget company more than you see your own family to get your budget modification repaired all the time, go-ahead. Remember that if you invest in a modification with us, that we will look after you all the way, and hopefully you won't have to visit us at all for repairs, just for general maintenance now and then, because the FREEDOM CAB has been designed to last & last. Call us for a no obligation free demo on 1800 672 437

Posted: 04/04/2012

COMPETITION WARNING

Again we would like to warn all those people who are considering purchasing a wheelchair modified vehicle from one of those backyard discount modifiers. They will promise you the world and give you only worries. What they will give you for the money seems great when you place the order, but they do not tell you about how many times you will have to visit them to get things repair. They don't tell you about the hard ride, the cheaper materials used, the fumes getting into the cabin, the rust, the actuators that fail just when you urgently need to go somewhere or even the backyard pigeon shit welding that is done on really important parts of your vehicle. Anyway we inspected another so called cheap price conversion from a very disgruntled customer who is considering a class action lawsuit against the discount company who has modified his vehicle. If you are also one of these disgruntled customers private or taxi or you know who is, and would like to have your or their modification looked at, give us a call on 1800 672 437. If you are interested to talk to the disgruntled customer regarding the class action law suit, we can also arrange this for you. See warning further down this page!

Posted: 01/02/2011

WHEELCHAIR TAXI VICTORIA, VTD APPROVED. Place your order with us now so you will receive your WAT sooner.

FREEDOM MOTORS AUSTRALIA is now taking orders for the KIA GRAND CARNIVAL WAT TAXI. Fully VTD approved including Vic Roads certificate. Our modification has been proven since 2006. We have negotiated with KIA Motors and have confirmed a 200,000 Km vehicle warranty program on new vehicles used as a WAT Taxi for you, so you have peace of mind. Spare part prices for KIA are very reasonable. Call Garry or Sandra on 1800672437 to inform about this vehicle which we know already, is going to be very popular. Come and join the FREEDOM FAMILY, for many years of worry free motoring.

Posted: 24/01/2011

Freedom Motors Australia | Latest News - Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Conversions - FREEDOM MOTORS is proud to introduce the all new TOYOTA RUKUS FREEDOM VAN Wheelchair Accessible Vehi

 

ALL NEW TOYOTA RUKUS FREEDOM VAN AVAILABLE NOW

FREEDOM MOTORS is proud to introduce the all new TOYOTA RUKUS FREEDOM VAN Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle. It is available right now and if you place your order before the end on June 2010, you will receive $2000 worth of optional extras for free. Be one of the first to own this unique latest introduction from TOYOTA. Available in the following configurations. 1)Family member Design, 2)Self Drive Design (Transfer Seat) 3)Wheelchair Drive or Passenger Design. Many options available. Call us today to find out if this vehicle conversion is right for you on 1800 672 437

Posted: 17/06/2010

WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING

Are you one of those customers who have purchased one of those modifications from a BUDGET company? Does your vehicle conversion have the following symptoms? Rattling, Shaking, Leaking, Electrical breakdowns, Rust, Exhaust fumes inside the vehicle, High Tire wear, just feel unsafe on the road or received no engineering certificate? Are you a Taxi driver and you are driving to a job and then finding out you can not fit the wheelchair customer or have to jam the customer in? Look, all companies will have some minor problems turn up now or then. We normally don't criticize our opposition, but we have seen some vehicles recently that we feel obligated to warn you about. There is a reason why these companies can supply a budget conversion and it is not because we overcharge our customers. Just as an example, a concerned BUGET company customer visited us recently with a vehicle we would consider a death-trap. This vehicle had exhaust fumes coming inside of the vehicle, the fuel tank hoses had no hose clamps fitted with a definite fuel smell. Wiring and hoses underneath the vehicle were just hanging loose and could tangle up on anything it may hit on the ground. The way the suspension was done could break any moment and was bending and touching the modified floor. There was a lot of noise and rattling while driving. The customer also told us they never received any Engineering certificate and can not show any info regarding Beaming & Torsion tests or Rear Suspension welding Particle test certificates. Some of the other problems observed were, hand brake cable rubbing on rear wheel, exhaust installed rigid with not play at all. Other observations are, steel petrol tank instead of Stainless Steel, inferior materials used, welding on cast iron suspension???? Etc etc. Anyway, if you have one of these vehicles we are willing to do a free written safety check for you. And for those who are considering a budget modification, BE WARNED. To all taxi drivers, we understand that price is an issue, but remember your vehicle must last at least 1 Million Km's.

Posted: 17/06/2010

Freedom Motors Australia | Latest News - Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Conversions - FREEDOM MOTORS AUSTRALIA was recently nominated to enter in the prestiges 2009 MANUFACTURERS MONTHLY

 

ENDEAVOUR AWARD FOR FREEDOM MOTORS

FREEDOM MOTORS AUSTRALIA was recently nominated to enter in the prestiges 2009 MANUFACTURERS MONTHLY yearly ENDEAVOUR AWARDS. We are proud to announce that FREEDOM MOTORS AUSTRALIA was awarded the "HIGHLY COMMENDED" award in the "AUSTRALIAN STEEL INNOVATION" category sponsored by BLUESCOPE STEEL and we were also a finalist in the "AUSTRALIAN CONSUMER PRODUCT OF THE YEAR" category for our FREEDOM VAN WHEELCHAIR TRANSPORTATION CONVERSIONS.

Posted: 03/07/2009