Special purpose vehicles

Special vehicle manufacturing

Based on our automotive engineering experience, we have developed intelligent products to improve mobility.




EDpollux – The double step

The production of the EDPOLLUX double step has been discontinued. Spare parts are of course still available.

Or double step EDpollux makes it much easier to get into and out of a minibus. The double step is supplied as a ready-to-install assembly kit. Existing mounting points on the vehicle are used to assemble the device, eliminating any need for drilling.


    The step can be operated in all-electric or part-electric mode. The control unit features a switch, by means of which the operating mode can be adjusted at any time.

    • Part-electric: the switch (on the B-pillar) has to be pressed for the step to move into position. It is retracted when the sliding door is closed.
    • All-electric: the step automatically moves into position when the sliding door is opened and retracts when the sliding door is closed.
    • Maximum load-bearing capacity: 250 kg
    • Stainless steel, slip-resistant step surface

Motor vehicles for persons with reduced mobility (wheelchair accessible vehicles, WAV)

As a Ford QVM partner, we can convert your Ford Transit into a WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle). Whatever your requirements: system floor with individual seats, wheelchair lift or ramp, double step, special individual requests - nothing is impossible.

  • The access step was developed for vehicles with elevated entry heights. Its non-slip stainless steel surface and high load-bearing capacity (250 kg) make this the ideal aid for regular, daily use.

    • AL1 Solid

      With a load capacity of 400 kg and its lightweight, compact design, the "AL1 Solid" linear lift complies with all the relevant standards for the transport of disabled persons.
    • The K-series wheelchair lift

      The K-series wheelchair lift can bear loads of up to 350 kg. The integrated safety zone with roller stoppers and hand rails to the front and rear ensure that the person being moved is optimally secured during the lifting process.The stable, non-slip fully automatic folding platform provides an unrestricted rear view. 

    • EDAG Swing lift​​​​​​​

      As the BSL 350 swing lift can be accessed directly from the pavement, it requires little space behind the vehicle. This enables it to pivoted in and out even where traffic conditions leave very little space. The BSL 350 can be turned through 90° twice, so that the platform is lowered and lifted away from the edge of the vehicle. The platform of the robust and long-lasting swing lift is raised by a hydraulic unit and lowered by its own weight. Thanks to the two electric safety flaps and the side rail, the wheelchair user is optimally secured. Once folded away, the swing lift is compact, and installation takes up only about 30 cm in the interior of the vehicle.

    • The two-piece wheelchair ramp​​​​​​​

      The two-piece wheelchair ramp is both easy to use and saves space. Fitted with gas pressure absorbers, the ramp can be lowered and raised effortlessly by one person. The lightweight aluminium construction is made of non-slip platform mesh, and has a load capacity of up to 300 kg. 


    Retractor system consisting of  4 retractor belts (or 2 retractor belts + 2 static belts) and 1 lap belt. There are two versions available.


    • Suitable for up to 85 kg (wheelchair)
    • Robust black ABS cover
    • Semi-automatic, simple pull-out
    • Floor anchoring with 4-point fitting or mono fitting
    • Tested in accordance with DIN and ISO (10542)
    • 3 versions available (loop, hook or carbine mount)

    Heavy Duty

    • Suitable for up to 160 kg (wheelchair)
    • Simple operation
    • Robust design
    • Attachment with 4-point fitting or mono fitting
    • 3 versions available (loop, hook or carbine mount)
    • Compatible with all wheelchairs and vehicles
    • Tested in accordance with DIN (75078 – with integrated lap belt) and ISO (10542)

    The FutureSafe head and backrest is safe, space saving and comfortable at one and the same time – a flexibly adjustable and patented safety system with an integrated diagonal belt for wheelchair users.

    The head restraint and backrest are separate, so can be adjusted to suit the individual wheelchair user. If travelling without the wheelchair, the FutureSafe can simply be folded to the side.


    The aluminium system floor is the ideal way of quickly and flexibly designing the inside of the vehicle to accommodate individual seats, wheelchairs and wheeled stretchers.

    The system floor is planned individually for each vehicle, cut to size and glued into the vehicle, enabling your individual, flexible vehicle to be created in the shortest possible time. The dirt-resistant floor covering used is extremely hard wearing, easy to clean and, with its anti-slip surface, provides a durable solution for use in wheelchair accessible vehicles.


    M1 Sitz Easy

    The Easy M1 seat stands for maximum comfort and enormous flexibility for all day-to-day requirements. Optionally, the seat can be supplied with armrests, a backrest adjuster or Isofix child seat attachment points.

    This seat can also be ordered with a folding seat cushion. As a further option, this seat can also be turned to permit installation over the wheel arches.


    The "extra long" grab handles that have been developed in-house ensure maximum safety when entering and leaving the vehicle.


    Extra flat, brightly flashing LED lights mounted on the roof of your Ford Transit ensure the visibility of the vehicle from a long way off.The housing is painted to match the colour of the car, thus enhancing its appearance.

Emergency vehicles

We accompany you - from the development to the modification of your vehicle.

Special Vehicle Solutions. We develop premium, innovative products for special purposes and emergency vehicle sector. Everything from the integration of the special signal system, planning of the interior fittings to the professional coordination of the radio system, and all from a single source, in EDAG's usual professional quality.

We have high expectations for us and our suppliers. EDAG works only with well-known manufacturers, in order to be able to offer you reliable vehicle solutions.

We offer upgrade solutions directly for OEMs, but also retrofit solutions for all organisations and clubs.

Insights into the project and working world of our experts for special purpose and emergency vehicles


We look forward to discussing your project with you.

Christian Spelda

Manager Distribution Special Vehicle Solutions

Expertise from 50 years of vehicle development

Mobile homes

In the global growth market for motor homes, EDAG is your partner for component and module development, complete vehicle development and services such as testing. You benefit from our industry competence, our high level of innovation and our expertise from more than 50 years of vehicle development. As the world's largest independent engineering partner to the automotive industry, we are used to meeting the highest quality standards and have an excellent overview of global best practices. In addition, we have been supporting passenger car and commercial vehicle customers for years in the transition to alternative drive systems such as battery electric and fuel cells, as well as in the topics of automated driving, digitalisation and smart functions. We also want to help shape this change in the motor home industry and at the same time advance the topics of sustainability and safety. We work with common CAD systems such as Catia, Siemens-NX, Solid-Edge and Solid-Works and integrate ourselves into your product data system world if required.


Component and module development

Are you developing a motor home and looking for support in individual disciplines?  EDAG is your partner for component and module development. 

Our services:

  • Preliminary, concept and series development of structure, interior, exterior, electrical/electronic systems, powertrain / alternative drive systems, accessories and supplier parts
  • Project management
  • Design, surface development
  • Design to cost, lightweight design
  • CAE, vehicle safety
  • Hardware / software and application development

Complete vehicle development

Do you need competent support at eye level, professionally and geared to the industry, or are you planning to enter the motor home market and are looking for a development partner? EDAG will take over the complete vehicle development for you, right through to small series production.

Our services:

  • Requirements management, specifications, complete vehicle design, DMU, homologation
  • Innovation and concept development
  • Preliminary, concept and series development
  • Model and prototype construction, low-volume production
  • Quality assurance, FMEA, functional safety, tolerance management
  • Testing & complete vehicle testing


With selected services, our experts help you to optimise your concepts, components and processes.

Our services:

  • Bill of materials, cost and weight management, data management, technical documentation
  • Production planning, plant engineering and construction
  • Testing: material, component and complete vehicle testing


Wolfgang Reul

Abteilungsleiter Package / Konzepte




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