Interlock Receives Additional Patent

InterMotive, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of vehicle control systems for transit, paratransit and emergency response vehicles, has received an additional patent on its wheelchair lift interlock designs from the U.S. Patent office. The latest patent (U.S. 7,274, 980; Intelligent Lift Interlock System) enhances InterMotive’s technology using microprocessors for precise control and communication with various vehicle platforms to safely operate wheelchair lifts. InterMotive, Inc., is based out of Colfax, Calif. It designs and manufactures vehicle control systems (multiplex, interlocks, high idlers, road-speed limiters, reverse assistance systems, etc.) for the transit, school bus, work truck, and emergency response markets. To learn more about InterMotive’s products or chassis technical training programs, contact Dick Collier or Marc Ellison at (800) 969-6080 or visit their Web site at

This article originally appeared in the January 2008 issue of Mobility Management.

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