Lyft faces discrimination lawsuit

Disability Rights Advocates, on behalf of the Independent Living Resource Center and two people who use wheelchairs, filed a class-action lawsuit today against Lyft. The plaintiffs allege the ride-hai

Toyota’s new Concept-i Ride is your tiny automotive friend about town

Toyota unveiled two new members of its Concept-i series at the Tokyo Motor Show this year, including the new Concept-i Ride, designed for in-city transportation and equipped with user-friendly functio

TechCrunch Tokyo 2012 Winner Whill’s Sleek Wheelchair Alternative Is Ready For Pre-Orders

Founded by former Sony, Olympus and Toyota engineers, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/11/15/whill-techcrunch-tokyo/">TechCrunch Tokyo 2012 grand prize winning</a> hardware startup <a target=

Video: Hands-Free, Facial Muscle-Controlled Wheelchair

We have covered "intelligent" <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2006/08/11/mind-controlled-wheelchairs/">wheelchairs</a> <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/08/12/video-robotic-wheelchair-aut

Video: Toyota's brain wave-controlled wheelchair

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/toyota_wheelchair.jpg" /> It's always good to know some big companies don't forget to come up with technological innovations that aren't

P'gasus brings up-right transportation to the disabled

The conceptual P’gasus wheelchair provides a cool look into what the future of personal transportation for people with disabilities will be like. It it based on technology similar to that of the

Pegasus Concept Wheelchair Adds Vertical Movement

By now you should know I’m a whiny brat like that kid on the “The Sopranos,” and that I always look favorably upon gadgets that try to help the needy. Hence, Pegasus, yet another des

Remote Control Lawnmower

When kids in the midwest get bored, shift happens. Terry decided that he’d like to mold a lawnmower, RC car and wheelchair into one machine to create a remote-control lawnmower. This is what eve