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VMI offers roadside assistance program

June 6, 2019HME News Staff

PHOENIX - Vantage Mobility International has partnered with Mobility Roadside Assistance and Wrench Inc. to offer a roadside assistance program for wheelchair users. VMI will provide one year of complimentary roadside assistance for customers who purchase a vehicle with a new conversion from VMI, AMS Vans or Revability. In addition to taking care of the vehicle, MRA will assist the driver and passengers with paratransit service and Wrench mobile mechanics will be dispatched to the customer's home,...

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VMI taps new leader

September 12, 2018HME News Staff

PHOENIX - Vantage Mobility International has named Mark Shaughnessy as its new president and CEO, the role previously held by Tim Barone, the company announced today. Shaughnessy's resume includes leadership positions at Mars, Inc., Coca-Cola Company and Rubicon over a 24-year period. “Mark is a dynamic, consumer focused executive with an exemplary track record of leading small and large corporations to achieve greater employee cohesiveness and operational efficiencies,” said...

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VMI donates van

August 23, 2018HME News Staff

PHOENIX - Vantage Mobility International has provided an accessible van to Ability360, a nonprofit organization that offers programs to empower people with disabilities. The van will be used to transport members and enable them to experience the most accessible sports and fitness center in the metro area, according to a press release. “Ability360 as an organization does so much for our community and reflects Vantage Mobility International's values and mission to always remember the challenges...

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VMI's Tim Barone join likes of Colin Powell

May 29, 2018Tracy Orzel

PHOENIX - Tim Barone, CEO of Phoenix-based Vantage Mobility International (VMI), was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) in April.The award, which has also been given to the likes of Colin Powell, Toby Keith and Tom Brokaw, recognizes organizations or individuals who have greatly aided veterans.HME News recently spoke to Barone about everything from VMI's military program and to where we're at with autonomous vehicles.HME News: Why do veterans...

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VMI exec to receive recognition

April 4, 2018HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Tim Barone, president and CEO of Vantage Mobility International, will receive a 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the Military Officers Association of America at an event on Capitol Hill in April. The award is given in recognition of contributions to the military community. Past recipients include Tom Brokaw and Colin Powell. MOAA is the nation's largest military officers' association with more than 350,000 members from every branch of uniformed service, including active duty,...

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VMI launches accessible SUV

February 14, 2018HME News Staff

PHOENIX - Vantage Mobility International has launched the VMI Honda Pilot Northstar E, a spacious, accessible SUV. The SUV features VMI's Access360 for expansive door opening width and height, 33.5 inches by 55.5 inches; an in-floor air ramp to keep dirt and debris out of the cabin; a 32-inch wide ramp to accommodate large power wheelchairs; and flexible seating to let the wheelchair user sit in the front passenger position of the mid row. “The introduction of the VMI Honda Pilot Northstar...

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VMI names sweepstakes winner

March 9, 2017HME News Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Vantage Mobility International has named Michael Gallagher as the winner of its Claim More Space Sweepstakes. Gallagher, who suffers from degenerative spine disease, has a VMI Northstar side-entry in-floor conversion for wheelchair access to his 2016 Toyota Sienna. Gallagher, who was chosen from more than 7,000 entries, received $10,000 plus a year's supply of gasoline. “We are proud to provide wheelchair accessible solutions to improve the quality of life for others,”...

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VMI's Eaton analyzes consolidating accessibility market

September 4, 2015Tracy Orzel

PHOENIX - There's at least one person who's not worried about consolidation in the wheelchair accessible van market: Doug Eaton.Eaton, president and CEO of Vantage Mobility International, which manufactures and distributes wheelchair accessible vehicles, says having fewer providers allows his company to concentrate its resources and grow through economies of scale.It helps that Eaton approves of the latest consolidator in the market: MobilityWorks, which recently announced a merger agreement with...

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VMI celebrates Veterans Day with giveaway

November 14, 2014HME News Staff

PHOENIX - Toyota and Vantage Mobility International (VMI) awarded a disabled US Air Force veteran with a new car on Veterans Day. The 2015 Toyota Sienna with VMI's Northstar Access360 wheelchair conversion was award to Susan Kirsch, who entered VMI's Star Spangled Salute contest. Developed by VMI and Toyota, the Star Spangled Salute program educates disabled veterans about mobility. The wheelchair accessible van features a full-cut floor and removable driver and passenger seats.

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'Local Hero' drives off in new accessible van

August 20, 2014HME News Staff

PHOENIX - Vantage Mobility International (VMI), Toyota and the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) this week handed the keys to a 2014 Sienna with VMI Northstar conversion to Courtney Boyll. The Alabama teacher, coach, wife and mother of three was paralyzed in a car accident 20 years ago. She won the national Local Hero Contest that was part of National Mobility Awareness Month, an annual campaign to educate people with disabilities and caregivers about adaptive mobility solutions....

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