Kent-based Mobility Networks has signed an agreement with VMI that will see the manufacturer become the sole provider of its products in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Under the agreement, VMI will offer Mobility Networks’ leading products for installation on many of the most popular vehicles on the road for both consumer and commercial applications, including the Dodge Promaster and Ford Transit full-size vans.
Customers will be able to order products for installation on vehicles shipped from VMI’s factory locations in Tucker, Georgia and Clarkston, Michigan.
Mark Shaughnessy, CEO of VMI, said: “Installing Mobility Networks’ products on VMI vehicles ensures that we are giving our customers the best and safest products on the market that fit their unique needs to achieve greater independence.
“This exclusive arrangement with Mobility Networks will also simplify our product line, enabling VMI and our authorized dealers to maintain an inventory of ready parts for efficient installation, service and repair.”
Wayne Harmer, CEO of Mobility Networks Group, said that the firm was “truly excited about entering and serving the North American market.”
He said: “Both parties share a common and closely aligned purpose and we believe that this partnership will strengthen our goals of empowering lives and promoting inclusivity for all.
“VMI’s expertise, trusted reputation, and nationwide network of partners, combined with Mobility Networks’ passion for providing vehicle converters and end users with inspired accessibility equipment, will provide the market with a first-class product and optimum service levels for the lifetime of the vehicle.”