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Hyundai Motor Group “Wheelshare” / wheelchair power- assist kit,sharing,the disabled

In 2018, Hyundai Motor Group, along with an NPO Greenlight started social program “Wheelshare”, wheelchair power-assist kit sharing. When a manual wheelchair is attached with the electric-powered kit, it gets advantages of manual & electric wheelchairs; easy to move and load to cars and airplanes, no physical burden for the user. However, the kit is highly priced.

Wheelshare combines the concept of the sharing economy with the kit. It lends the kit for free to wheelchair users on demand. Wheelshare is currently operated in Seoul, Busan and Jeju of Korea. Today, as of May 2021, 1,901 people have experienced the program.

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Green Light, a non-profit organizat

Green Light, a non-profit organizat
Seoul, South Korea

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Hyundai Motor Group

Hyundai Motor Group
(Hyundai Motor Company)
Seoul, South Korea