How can we help you? Who is Hoveround? 3 out of 5 found this helpful Hoveround was founded in 1992 by Tom Kruse in Sarasota, FL. Hoveround is the only power chair manufacturer that sells directly to you - there are no middle men. For 25 years we have manufactured and delivered more than 200,000 power chairs that have helped people just like you regain their mobility and freedom. Was this helpful? Yes (3) No (1) Category: General Related Questions Are Hoveround power chairs built in the USA What is the difference between a scooter and a power wheelchair and how do I know which is right for me? Does Hoveround sell outside of the U.S.? I have a Scooter Store mobility scooter, can you help me upgrade to a Hoveround?