For over 100 years, Veigel Automotive have been designing award-winning ergonomic, reliable and easy-to-use driving aids and controls. In 1920, driving instructor Wilhelm Veigel, established Veigel Automotive as a vehicle repair shop and by 1925, invented the first dual controls for his own driving school vehicle. Then by the 1950’s, Veigel’s dual controls were granted several patents for the design.
Understanding the importance of being mobile, Veigel went on to develop a full suite of innovative driving aids to help those with limited mobility.
After Wilhelm Veigel passed away and the absence of a successor coming from the Veigel family, Hinrich H. Swyter took over the company. And in the early 2000’s, Veigel entered the mobility adaptations market, commercialising their products to make driving aids widely accessible for individuals with disabilities.
Since then, Veigel have been consistently winning awards for their cutting-edge designs.
Veigel Product Range
A natural next step for those who have driven with mechanical hand controls before, their electronic hand control range offers effortless and fatigue-free driving.
Veigel’s MyCommand steering grip remote control allows drivers to continuously turn the wheel without removing a hand, whilst the integrated keypad can be operated by a thumb to maintain safe control of the vehicle.
The JIMMY seat buckle assist is a helpful device to aid drivers with buckling and unbuckling their seat belt. The handle design allows for easier grip and reduces the range of movement required to twist and reach the seat belt, ideal for those with reduced flexibility or dexterity.
Designed with reliability, usability and safety in mind, Veigel’s innovative adaptations have won multiple awards such as the Red Dot Award Product Design for 2022 and 2019.
Not only this, Veigel also works proudly in conjunction with a variety of car manufacturers such as BMW, Audi, VW, Mercedes, Renault, Mitsubishi and MINI to ensure their adaptations are compatible with as many cars as possible. Affording a solution for most customer situations, based on their unique requirements and the vehicle they have.
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