Wheelchair Lifts

Automotive Innovations is proud to represent Ricon personal mobility wheelchair lifts. Ricon is the largest manufacturer of its kind and a subsidiary of Wabtec Corporation and Faiveley Transport, leading global providers for the passenger transit and freight rail industries. 

Ricon wheelchair lifts have been developed for optimum strength, quality platform lifts for vans, designed to meet a variety of needs, budgets convenience and feature the most current technology available to ensure your complete satisfaction.. Ricon wheelchair lifts can make almost any full size van a handicap accessible van.

Ricon Personal Mobility Products

Ricon personal mobility products set the industry standard for innovation, reliability and ease-of-use. From the fold-in-half high-visibility KlearVue lift to the space-efficient Clearway model to the ultra lightweight and strong Uni-Lite, Ricon accessibility products are designed for ‘DOT PUBLIC USE” vehicles and comply with all applicable regulations. Click on the Ricon product link for more information:

K-Series® KlearVue Wheelchair Lifts

Available in Titanium and Classic Models

The Ricon K-Series KlearVue wheelchair lift is the most innovative accessibility product available today.  Based on market-proven Ricon S-Series Technology , including the Ricon Safety Zone, the unique KlearVue folding platform provides an unobstructed view for both the driver and passengers.  From the outside, the KlearVue lifts is virtually unseen.   Commercial and paratransit drivers appreciate the added safety benefit of minimized blind spots.

  • Titanium 1,000 lbs. (454 kg) load capacity
  • Classic:  800 lbs. (364 kg) load capacity
  • Unobstructed view from inside vehicle
  • Added safety benefit of minimized blind spots
  • Accommodates longer platform without raised roof or doors
  • Automatic inboard/outboard rollstops
  • FMVSS and ADA Compliant
  • Titanium:  Full 3-year warranty
  • Classic:  5-year limited warranty

Ricon Clearway™ Wheelchair Lifts

The patented Ricon Clearway wheelchair lift features a unique and fully automatic split platform that folds up and out of the way at the press of a button, leaving the doorway clear. Convenient and easy to operate, the strong Clearway steel frame and powerful hydraulic pump ensure fast and secure entry and exit that everyone will appreciate. Ricon power door operators and remote controls provide added benefits for independent operation in your personal vehicle.

  • Exclusive split-platform provides clear access to vehicle interior
  • Powerful hydraulic pump ensures smooth, stable operation
  • All-steel frame features handrails for increased comfort and security
  • Stable, non-skid platform with automatic inboard and outboard rollstops
  • Pre-lubricated bearings at all major pivot points for long service life
  • High gloss, polyester powder coat finish resists corrosion
  • Built in manual backup system
  • 5-year limited warranty*

Ricon Reliant™ Wheelchair Lifts

The Ricon Reliant wheelchair lift provides dependable automatic access and its efficient, compact design maximizes valuable interior vehicle space. The Reliant lift is easy to maintain, the steel frame is built to deliver years of service and the patented Sto-Loc™ design assures a quiet ride by securely locking the lift platform in the stowed position.

  • Automatic inboard and outboard rollstops
  • Quiet, secure and smooth operation
  • Welded all-steel frame
  • Non-skid platform
  • Built in manual backup system
  • Permanent no-lube bearings at all major pivot points
  • 5-year limited warranty*

*One year for parts and labor; five years on hydraulic components.

Ricon Uni-Lite™ Wheelchair Lifts

Exceptionally lightweight and strong, the easy access Uni-Lite wheelchair lift features an innovative Ricon controller that makes this among the world’s smoothest and quietest lifts. Durable aluminum alloy construction brings the Uni-Lite weight down to only 160 lbs. yet the thin and sturdy platform design lifts up to 600 lbs. It’s all electric, easy to operate and maintain.

  • Lightweight aluminum construction 
  • Extra smooth, quiet powerful electric motor
  • Powered rollstop with mechanical latch
  • Adjustable to fit most doors
  • Compact design with large platform
  • 5-Year limited warranty