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Q`STRAINT UNVEILS iQ RESEARCH CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART CRASH SIMULATION SYSTEM

Investment underscores Q`Straint`s position as a global technology industry leader Whitstable, East Kent, United Kingdom (April 2 , 2014) -- Q`Straint, a global leader in developing innovative solutions for wheelchair passenger securement, has announced the opening of the iQ Research Centre of Excellence that includes a new HYGE™ crash simulation system.

KIRCHHOFF Mobility takes over Fritz Haueter AG, Staefa, CH

KIRCHHOFF Mobility works harder in central Europe. With effect of April 01st, 2014, REHA Group Automotive GmbH & Co. KG takes over Fritz Haueter AG, located in CH-8712 Staefa, ZH, Switzerland, with subsidiary and service plant in Lausanne.

Ireland Reforms Car Tax Breaks For Disabled Persons

Ireland is to scrap the excise relief on the fuel element of the Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers scheme following a ruling by the European Court of Justice, but will ensure that a new grant system is in place when this relief is repealed at the end of the year.

New standard sets a high bar on safety requirements

A workgroup within the official body of European standards CEN has developed a framework for adapting vehicles for people with disabilities.