News overview 

Read the latest VDL news and stay up-to-date about our developments.

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
VDL Groep takes care of  autonomous transport of Aviko

VDL Groep takes care of autonomous transport of Aviko

VDL Groep continues to strengthen its ‘smart’ mobility position. VDL Automated Vehicles has developed an autonomous vehicle equipped with VDL E-Power ...
11 November 2021
VDL Groep back in business after cyber attack

VDL Groep back in business after cyber attack

After VDL Groep itself announced on Thursday, 7 October that it was the target of a cyber attack, the industrial family business with head office in E...
8 November 2021
Dutch industry joins in newly founded Battery Competence Center

Dutch industry joins in newly founded Battery Competence Center

Dutch companies, knowledge institutes and industry associations join forces in a new innovation program called Battery Competence Center. In this way,...
27 October 2021
Cyber-attack

Cyber-attack

You may be aware VDL Groep has been hit by a cyber-attack. For security reasons, immediately after the attack, we disconnected and isolated all our sy...
13 October 2021
Prime Vision and VDL Groep bring sorting robots to the United States

Prime Vision and VDL Groep bring sorting robots to the United States

VDL Groep and Prime Vision have been jointly producing robots for the American market. Delft-based Prime Vision has developed the Robotic Sorting conc...
4 October 2021
After corona dip in 2020, VDL  Groep works on recovery in first half year

After corona dip in 2020, VDL Groep works on recovery in first half year

After being hit hard by the consequences of the corona pandemic in 2020, VDL Groep has been working on recovery in the first half of 2021. Revenue and...
24 September 2021