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Dutch PPE Solutions starts large-scale production of filter material for medical facemasks

Dutch PPE Solutions starts large-scale production of filter material for medical facemasks

Dutch PPE Solutions, the joint venture of Royal DSM and VDL Groep, starts today with the production of virus filtering material for FFP2 and IIR facem...
7 May 2021
VDL Groep makes an indicative proposal to Neways

VDL Groep makes an indicative proposal to Neways

VDL Groep B.V. (VDL) will today be announcing that it is in talks with Neways Electronics International N.V. (Euronext Amsterdam: NEWAY) (Neways) abou...
3 May 2021
First series of new generation of VDL Citea Buses: Hermes continues greening in Eindhoven

First series of new generation of VDL Citea Buses: Hermes continues greening in Eindhoven

With its order of the first series of the new generation of VDL Citea buses, public transport carrier Hermes is heavily investing in the quality of pu...
7 April 2021
Fleet electric buses in Cologne expanded to 113 electric Citeas

Fleet electric buses in Cologne expanded to 113 electric Citeas

For the third time in a row public transport company KVB Cologne has ordered electric VDL Citeas from VDL Bus & Coach. It concerns 51 articulated buse...
1 April 2021
VDL acquires order for 77 automated guided vehicles for Port of Rotterdam

VDL acquires order for 77 automated guided vehicles for Port of Rotterdam

VDL Groep continues to strengthen its ‘smart’ mobility position. Between the end of this year and mid-2023, VDL Automated Vehicles will be supplying a...
1 April 2021
Corona crisis causing significant drop in revenue and profit

Corona crisis causing significant drop in revenue and profit

The revenue and result of VDL Groep fell sharply during the corona year 2020. The fact that the industrial family business with its head office in Ein...
19 March 2021
Intention: VDL and Van Wijnen join forces in the fight against housing shortage

Intention: VDL and Van Wijnen join forces in the fight against housing shortage

VDL Groep and Van Wijnen intend to work together for many years. After going through the internal procedures, VDL will start industrially producing de...
24 February 2021
Intended managing director VDL Nedcar: John van Soerland

Intended managing director VDL Nedcar: John van Soerland

John van Soerland (59) has been nominated for appointment as managing director of VDL Nedcar in Born. After going through the internal procedures, he ...
14 January 2021
102 electric buses to Oslo: VDL’s largest electric bus fleet to date

102 electric buses to Oslo: VDL’s largest electric bus fleet to date

VDL’s largest fleet of electric buses to date will be operational in Oslo from January 2022. With 102 Citeas, VDL is contributing to an important obje...
11 January 2021
VDL Groep takes over tbp electronics

VDL Groep takes over tbp electronics

VDL Groep strengthens its position as an industrial partner in electronics. The family business with its head office in Eindhoven has taken over tbp e...
28 December 2020
VDL Executive Vice President Theo Toussaint due to retire

VDL Executive Vice President Theo Toussaint due to retire

After more than 36 years of service, Theo Toussaint will retire on 1 January 2021. Toussaint (67) will continue to be affiliated with VDL Groep.
23 December 2020
VDL Nedcar: no new follow-up order for MINI Countryman

VDL Nedcar: no new follow-up order for MINI Countryman

VDL Nedcar will not receive a follow-up order for the new MINI Countryman from BMW Group for the longer term. Due to the corona pandemic and disruptiv...
15 October 2020
VDL takes over Jansen Poultry Equipment

VDL takes over Jansen Poultry Equipment

VDL Groep strengthens its position in the agricultural sector. The industrial family business with its head office in Eindhoven has taken over Jansen ...
2 October 2020
MINI with a medical mission

MINI with a medical mission

At VDL Nedcar, we make MINIs every day. But sometimes we deviate us from the regular production process and make an exception. This special MINI Count...
22 September 2020
VDL and DSM form joint venture to manufacture and commercialize medical facemasks and PPE filter materials

VDL and DSM form joint venture to manufacture and commercialize medical facemasks and PPE filter materials

VDL Groep and Royal DSM today announce the start of a 50/50 joint venture (JV) that will establish production of medical facemasks and the first perma...
4 September 2020