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Watch: Kenguru, the world's only electric car designed for wheelchair bound drivers
Driving a car might not be a big deal for most of us who are able-bodied, but spare a thought for those people who are physically challenged and bound on a wheelchair. For them driving and moving around in a car until now had still remained an unfulfilled dream. But not any more.

Normal cars are not designed for wheelchair bound people and if a person opts for customized changes to a normal car, it costs a hell lot of money. The same problem was being faced by Stacy Zoern, an Americal lawyer based in Austin, Texas, working in an attorney firm. In 2010, while surfing online she came across Kenguru, a prototype vehicle gathering dust in a Hungarian warehouse. 

Kenguru, a concept car for wheelchair bound people was originally designed by Istvan Kissaroslaki, a Hungarian national, but the project could not advance from the prototype stage due to lack of finances. When Zoern realized that Kenguru was what she had been looking for, she gave a call to Kissaroslaki, who told her to call back after four years. Desperate, Zoern called him back after four days, and eventually managed to convince him to move his company to Austin, Texas from Hungary.


They both are now business partners and jointly run the company called Community Cars, and look for investors. The B1 Kenguru was their first model which measures 7 feet in length and 5 feet in height. The electric vehicle can travel 60 miles with an overnight charge at a maximum speed of 25 miles an hour (as per Federal law). The car is priced at around US$ 20,000 and can be ordered online at kenguru.com, the company's website.

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