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Annual figures VDL Groep: turnover decreased slightly, operating result is stable

Annual figures VDL Groep: turnover decreased slightly, operating result is stable

The turnover of VDL Groep in 2019 decreased slightly when compared to 2018. The decrease, prompted mainly by a lower production volume at VDL Nedcar, ...
19 February 2020
Chinese buses & coaches cost jobs in the Netherlands

Chinese buses & coaches cost jobs in the Netherlands

By Wim van der Leegte The 259 electric buses intended for the outlying areas of Overijssel, Flevoland and Gelderland will be ordered from BYD in Chin...
20 January 2020
Progress in charging infrastructure opens up new avenues for DAF CF Electric VDL E-Power

Progress in charging infrastructure opens up new avenues for DAF CF Electric VDL E-Power

Improvements in the charging infrastructure have allowed the DAF CF Electric VDL E-Power, which DAF Trucks and VDL Groep developed together, to make h...
6 January 2020
VDL Bus & Coach receives a mega-order for 200 hybrid Citeas from De Lijn

VDL Bus & Coach receives a mega-order for 200 hybrid Citeas from De Lijn

Belgian passenger transport company De Lijn is continuing its good cooperation with VDL and has placed an order for 200 hybrid Citeas. Never before ha...
9 December 2019
VDL AEC Maritime secures order for scrubber systems in Greece

VDL AEC Maritime secures order for scrubber systems in Greece

VDL AEC Maritime in Eindhoven has received a significant order for the delivery of seven scrubber systems from Greece based ship management company, T...
18 November 2019
VDL expands Charging Test Centre with new charging technology

VDL expands Charging Test Centre with new charging technology

In cooperation with Siemens, VDL will investigate how vehicle technologies, energy storage and charging systems work together. The VDL Charging Test C...
15 October 2019
VDL presents first electric vehicles for waste collection

VDL presents first electric vehicles for waste collection

VDL Translift in Dronten has presented the first electric vehicles for the collection of waste and raw materials, together with public waste collector...
11 October 2019
VDL sees turnover drop and profits rise during the first half of 2019

VDL sees turnover drop and profits rise during the first half of 2019

VDL Groep's turnover in the first half of 2019 was, in line with expectations, slightly lower than in the same period of last year. The result was hig...
23 August 2019
Cooperation in Brainport region: VDL Bus & Coach delivers new team coach for PSV Eindhoven

Cooperation in Brainport region: VDL Bus & Coach delivers new team coach for PSV Eindhoven

In the hunt for their 25th national championship, PSV will have a brand new team coach to transport the Eindhoveners to their matches starting with th...
29 July 2019
VDL Groep wins Dutch Innovation Award

VDL Groep wins Dutch Innovation Award

VDL Groep has won the 2019 Dutch Innovation Award. This award is a recognition of the innovative strength and social impact of this family company, wh...
26 June 2019
Arriva to launch VDL’s largest fleet of electric regional buses in Limburg

Arriva to launch VDL’s largest fleet of electric regional buses in Limburg

Public transport in Limburg (The Netherlands) must be fully electric by 2026. This goal of the Province of Limburg is now yet another step closer. Wit...
12 June 2019
Green Truck Award for DAF CF Electric VDL E-Power

Green Truck Award for DAF CF Electric VDL E-Power

The DAF CF Electric VDL E-Power has been voted Green Truck Logistics Solution 2019. On the eve of the Transport Logistic trade fair in Munich, leading...
5 June 2019
Hannover messe 2019

Hannover messe 2019

We'll once again be present this week at the HANNOVER MESSE 2019, the largest technological trade fair in the world. Germany and the Netherlands are k...
1 April 2019
VDL secures a mega order: 80 automated guided vehicles for Singapore

VDL secures a mega order: 80 automated guided vehicles for Singapore

VDL Groep consolidates its market position for automated guided vehicles (AGVs). Until 2023, VDL Automated Vehicles will supply no fewer than 80 elect...
27 March 2019
PSV announce unique partnership

PSV announce unique partnership

PSV will join forces with some big Dutch companies next summer to start an innovative co-operation. ASML, Philips, High Tech Campus Eindhoven, VDL Gro...
23 March 2019