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With VDL Triple T Academy, VDL Groep offers BBL apprentices extra skills

With VDL Triple T Academy, VDL Groep offers BBL apprentices extra skills

The VDL Triple T Academy was launched today, Friday 23 September. VDL Triple T stands for Proud Talent in Technology. A challenging vocational trainin...
23 September 2022
VDL Groep launches new generation of electric city bus

VDL Groep launches new generation of electric city bus

During the past decade, VDL Bus & Coach has grown into one of the most important players in Europe in the field of e-mobility. With the launch of the ...
20 September 2022
Despite setbacks due to external factors, revenue growth at VDL Groep

Despite setbacks due to external factors, revenue growth at VDL Groep

Despite turbulence due to external circumstances, VDL Groep’s revenue grew in the first half of 2022. Trade conflicts, the pandemic and the war in Ukr...
2 September 2022
VDL Groep acquires GL Plastics

VDL Groep acquires GL Plastics

GL Plastics has been acquired by VDL Groep. All 60 employees of the plastic injection moulding specialist will continue to work at the company, which ...
13 July 2022
‘Smart pole’ VDL Groep basis for international ecosystem

‘Smart pole’ VDL Groep basis for international ecosystem

With the development and production of a new ‘smart pole’, VDL Groep is the initiator of a new international ecosystem. This partnership responds in a...
11 July 2022
VDL Nedcar builds millionth car for BMW Group

VDL Nedcar builds millionth car for BMW Group

VDL Nedcar, the only car factory in the Netherlands to offer serial production for third parties, has today produced the millionth car for client BMW ...
15 June 2022
Batch of 84 new generation VDL Citeas makes city of Amsterdam even more sustainable

Batch of 84 new generation VDL Citeas makes city of Amsterdam even more sustainable

GVB, the public transport company of Amsterdam, is further expanding its electric fleet of city buses with 84 new generation VDL Citeas. These vehicle...
16 May 2022
VDL Groep launches OrderOn.com, online platform for placing metalworking orders

VDL Groep launches OrderOn.com, online platform for placing metalworking orders

VDL Groep takes a major step forward in digitalising production and business processes for placing on-demand orders for metal products. The launch of ...
26 April 2022
Despite turbulent conditions, VDL Groep showed recovery in 2021

Despite turbulent conditions, VDL Groep showed recovery in 2021

2021 was a hectic year for VDL Groep. External factors caused substantial turbulence. Nevertheless, the industrial family business in the high-end man...
25 March 2022
VDL Nedcar and De Groene Sporenwolf agree on environmental compensation

VDL Nedcar and De Groene Sporenwolf agree on environmental compensation

After constructive consultations, VDL Nedcar and the De Groene Sporenwolf (DGS) foundation have reached agreement on additional extensive compensation...
9 February 2022
Open letter tree felling Sterrebos

Open letter tree felling Sterrebos

The last activists in our trees in Limburg were brought to safety this morning. After that, a start was made with the felling of trees. In view of th...
8 February 2022
Marjan van Loon appointed to Supervisory Board of VDL Groep

Marjan van Loon appointed to Supervisory Board of VDL Groep

Marjan van Loon will join the Supervisory Board of VDL Groep on 1 February 2022. Immediately after graduating in Chemical Engineering at Eindhoven Uni...
28 January 2022
VDL Groep and Canoo explore partnership; without VDL Nedcar

VDL Groep and Canoo explore partnership; without VDL Nedcar

VDL Groep and Canoo today announced that the two companies are exploring opportunities to partner together.  
16 December 2021
Ambitious Dutch mobility programme off to a flying start due to multi-million-euro Dutch government grant

Ambitious Dutch mobility programme off to a flying start due to multi-million-euro Dutch government grant

Two large consortia comprising Dutch companies in the mobility sector collectively will receive 47 million euros in government funding for the purpose...
1 December 2021
With 36 articulated new generation Citeas VDL enters French metropole Bordeaux

With 36 articulated new generation Citeas VDL enters French metropole Bordeaux

VDL Groep’s first e-mobility project in France will be rolled out from the first quarter of 2024. In the conurbation of Bordeaux, where 800,000 people...
26 November 2021