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Commercial Van Upfitters

Driverge (formerly TransitWorks) is the country’s leading builder of commercial shuttles, wheelchair accessible vans, transporters, and small buses. With more than 140,000 square feet of production space, in Ohio, Kansas, and South Carolina, Driverge builds and ships innovative solutions throughout North America. Recognized as industry experts, we provide vehicle conversions for Healthcare Companies, Fleet Management, Government Agencies, Hotel Corporations, Wheelchair Transport Services, Taxi, and many other markets.

Driverge currently modifies full-size vans, such as the Ford Transit, Ram ProMaster, and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, in addition to building ADA compliant accessible minivans such as the Mercedes-Benz Metris, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Pacifica, Toyota Sienna, and Ford Transit Connect. We are NTEA MVP members and recognized in the industry for outstanding business practices.

Our vehicles are available for delivery nationwide and are sold through a group of experienced OEM Dealers, Mobility Dealers, and Specialty Bus Dealers located throughout the country as part of the Driverge Master Dealers program. Master Dealers must adhere to certain criteria in order to join and remain in the program. Our Master Dealers have over 200 combined locations stretching from Maine to California and Hawaii.

The Driverge Fleet Sales Team, located in Richfield, Ohio is able to process multiple vehicle orders for national fleet companies of any size. Our Bid Group processes Federal, State, and Municipal government bids, building ambulette/paratransit vans for just customers in just about every state.

To learn more about Driverge, download our Company Overview.

Ford Motor Company and Driverge

Driverge is proud to have been a Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) since Ford started the program. This creates a higher standard by undergoing annual audits from Ford, and ensuring no vehicle leaves our lot without meeting or exceeding FMVSS, NHTSA, ADA and Ford’s standards. For 15 years running, Driverge has been awarded by Ford as their #1 Mobility Pool which means we have built more commercial wheelchair vans on Ford chassis than any other builder in America. In fact, there are more full-size commercial wheelchair vans on the road today built by Driverge than anyone else.

As an official Ford Bailment Pool, we typically have over 400 vans on our lot ready for an upfit. With our manufacturing facilities in Kansas City and Akron, OH near Ford plants, we are part of the Ford Ship-Thru system. Dealership can have a fully upfitted Ford Transit from our KC facility or a Transit Connect from our Akron facility shipped directly to them at significant savings using Ford’s rail system.

Mercedes-Benz and Driverge

Driverge is recognized as a Mercedes-Benz Master Solutions Upfitter. The classification is only given to a few qualified manufacturers that are experts in their respective fields. With the Master Solutions designation, upfit configurations can be ordered directly from a Mercedes-Benz dealer. Driverge is the only Master Solutions Upfitter that specializes in creating people mover vehicles.

FCA/RAM and Driverge

Driverge is a Ram Commercial Q-Pro supplier. This select group of vehicle upfitters and manufacturers are dedicated to exceeding customer's expectations. The Q-Pro Quality Professional Program allocates FCA/Ram Engineering resources to survey, make recommendations and certify upfitter products. Those companies that are validated must meet their highest standards in four key areas, including:

  • Quality, reliability, and durability
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Standardized process controls
  • Warranty and continuous improvement

Q Pro validation is great for businesses looking to purchase vehicles by allowing them to trust what they are buying and to know the upfit will work with their Ram vehicle. Driverge is also a Ram/Chrysler Bailment Pool upfitter. Learn more about our Ram ProMaster and Dodge Grand Caravan solutions at the following pages:

SmartFloor Flexible Flooring Technology

As the exclusive installer of the innovative SmartFloor flexible flooring system, Driverge offers customers the ability to change seating arrangements in a matter of seconds.  The patented modular technology has aluminum tracks that run the entire length of the floor. Seats can be easily rearranged or removed with a simple locking lever. The SmartFloor is currently available on Ford Transit, Ram ProMaster, and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans.

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Driverge is honored to have received the following awards and recognition:

  • Ford Authorized Mobility Pool Account – #1 in Volume (since 2002)
  • Ford Motor QVM — Qualified Vehicle Modifier (since 2002)
  • Mercedes-Benz Master Solutions Upfitter (since 2015)
  • Ram / Chrysler Authorized Pool Account
  • Ram Commercial Q Pro Manufacturer
  • INC 500|5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies (aka WMK 2007-2019)
  • INC Fastest Growing Inner-City 100 Businesses in the Nation
  • Weatherhead 100 Centurion Company (aka MobilityWorks since 2000)
  • Business Magazine, Top Performing Companies in Northeast Ohio
  • GSA Contract Holder
  • NTEA MVP — Member Verification Program
  • NHTSA Manufacturer