VDL Groep strengthens position in electronics ...
VDL Groep has strengthened its position in the high-quality electronics market. The industrial family business with its head office in Eindhoven has acquired Rena Electronica from Zundert. Rena Electronica develops and produces electronics, among others for LED products, in different markets. As a result of this acquisition, VDL particularly sees synergy benefits with VDL TBP Electronics, the subsidiary based in Dirksland and Eindhoven, which specialises in the assembly of high-quality electronics, so-called printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs), circuit boards with electronic components.
Final farewell to Wim van der Leegte
On Saturday afternoon, over 1,100 guests gathered to say goodbye to Wim van der Leegte. 300 guests attended the funeral in Het Duysels Huys, the church in Duizel which Wim van der Leegte bought two years ago and made available to the local community.
VDL Nedcar to reduce number of employees by 2 ...
As previously announced, due to the planned production stop for BMW Group and the inability to find direct connection with other automotive projects, VDL Nedcar in Born is forced to cut jobs by 1 March 2024. The formal request for advice on this was submitted to the Works Council (OR). Parallel to this, VDL Nedcar, VDL Groep’s car factory, continues to work on new vehicle projects.
VDL to assemble battery modules for BMW Group
VDL Groep is going to serial-assemble battery systems at the Mobility Innovation Centre (MIC) in Born. BMW Group has placed an initial, long-term order. VDL will assemble approximately 125,000 battery modules for the German car brand’s after sales business until at least 2035. This means the cooperation with BMW Group will be continued after 10 years of producing cars at VDL Nedcar. VDL is in discussions with other potential clients for the serial assembly of battery systems (battery modules and/or battery packs).
Change of Management VDL Groep
Henri Koolen (59) joined the Board of Management of VDL Groep on 1 September this year.
VDL Groep achieves forecast growth target
VDL Groep achieved this year’s growth forecast in the first half of 2023. The industrial family business with its head office in Eindhoven is on track to achieve a 5 to 10 percent increase in turnover growth in 2023. Net profit declined after the first six months of the year, although the net operating result has grown.
VDL Groep and Schaeffler team up on self-dri ...
Schaeffler and VDL Groep are jointly exploring the development and production of a new generation of self-driving electric shuttles for public transport. The two family-owned companies will be showing a first demonstrator of the vehicle at IAA Mobility in Munich. The prototype, which integrates Mobileye autonomous driving technology, and all relevant automotive electrification and steering technology can be experienced until Friday 8 September, 2023, at the booth of VDL Groep (hall B3, booth B21) as well at the booth of Schaeffler (hall B3, booth B40).
VDL Nedcar transition: to a broadly oriented ...
VDL Nedcar in Born is working hard on the transition from an independent car manufacturer to a broadly oriented partner in sustainable mobility. This transition should ensure the retention of as many jobs in Born as possible, even after the contract period with BMW. Although VDL Nedcar has not yet been able to ensure a flawless connection of new activities at the end of the BMW contract period, there is confidence in the future of VDL Nedcar.
Foundation in the making that takes care of t ...
VDL Nedcar sets up a foundation that will make a contribution to the quality of life in and around the residential areas in the immediate vicinity of the car factory in Born by means of green space compensation in particular. This foundation will be named Stichting Groenfonds omgeving VDL Nedcar.
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 electronics. tbp’s core activities involve assembly and production services of electronics for, among others, the industrial, medical and telecommunications sectors, all important sectors in which VDL is already active.
VDL Executive Vice President Theo Toussaint d ...
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.
VDL Nedcar: no new follow-up order for MINI C ...
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 disruptive developments, BMW has decided to produce the successor model of the current MINI Countryman in house.
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 Poultry Equipment. JPE is one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-quality poultry systems for the laying, breeding and broiler sectors. The profitable family business from Barneveld (Province of Gelderland) has about 125 employees and its 2019 annual turnover was more than 50 million euros.
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