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Following user feedback stating that they prefer an auto-folding function over manually folding powerchairs, Drive DeVilbiss has launched its first AUTOFOLD Powerchair to give users greater freedom and independence.

It features a remote-control function that enables the chair to be easily folded or unfolded in seconds via clicking a button. The more compact nature of these folding powerchairs means they’re easier to handle, transport and store, Drive highlights, making them a particularly good choice for people on the go.

The AUTOFOLD Powerchair includes several new features to provide a comfortable and easy ride to help enhance the user experience. It has a stylish modern design that remote-folds to a compact size.

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Dallas Newsham, International Category Manager at Drive DeVilbiss, said: “In addition to its excellent Remote AUTOFOLD operation this new model includes a flip up footrest with non-slip PU coating and additional storage with a back seat pocket. It also features a much larger weight capacity than its predecessor, being able to take an impressive 150kg.

“The AUTOFOLD Powerchair has a fresh new design and stylish black and silver wheel hubs that certainly catch the eye.”

The assistive device also includes shock-absorbing front suspension to help provide extra comfort for a smoother ride. Other features include handy under-seat storage, flip-up armrests, a user-friendly intelligent controller, and a deep comfort cushion and backrest.

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­­­Earlier this year, Drive DeVilbiss launched two new electric profiling bed families for the long-term care sector. The Bradshaw and Casa Elite ranges boast cross-compatible accessories and innovative modular designs.

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