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VDL is developing electric vehicles for waste collection

VDL is developing electric vehicles for waste collection

VDL Translift in Dronten is developing four electric vehicles, based on the electric drive units designed in collaboration with DAF Trucks, for the co...
23 January 2019
VDL and DAF strengthen their collaboration through a mega contract

VDL and DAF strengthen their collaboration through a mega contract

VDL Groep and DAF Trucks have announced today that they have consolidated and strengthened their long-standing relationship. The two technology compan...
17 January 2019
VDL to build Ministry of Defence off-road vehicles for Mercedes-Benz

VDL to build Ministry of Defence off-road vehicles for Mercedes-Benz

VDL Bus Chassis, which is part of VDL Groep, has received an order from Mercedes-Benz Cars Nederland to build over 500 vehicles, which are to be deplo...
9 January 2019
VDL ETG Projects assembles a sustainable dyeing machine

VDL ETG Projects assembles a sustainable dyeing machine

Dyeing clothing and shoes with an industrial waste product. DyeCoo Textile Systems has developed a sustainable dyeing machine, the DyeOx. The dyeing m...
9 January 2019
31 electric VDL Citeas for urban transport in Amsterdam

31 electric VDL Citeas for urban transport in Amsterdam

On 12 December, Amsterdam's public transport company GVB and VDL Bus & Coach signed the contract for delivery of 31 electric Citeas, with the option f...
9 January 2019
VDL and DAF deliver first electric truck to Jumbo

VDL and DAF deliver first electric truck to Jumbo

VDL Groep and DAF Trucks have delivered the first fully electric truck to supermarket chain Jumbo in Veghel. President and CEO Willem van der Leegte o...
18 December 2018
VDL Groep acquires Siemens Hengelo’s operations

VDL Groep acquires Siemens Hengelo’s operations

VDL Groep has added Siemens Hengelo to its industrial group of family companies as its 100th operating company. The takeover announced in July has now...
16 November 2018
VDL to build Ministry of Defence off-road vehicles for Mercedes-Benz

VDL to build Ministry of Defence off-road vehicles for Mercedes-Benz

VDL Bus Chassis, which is part of VDL Groep, has received an order from Mercedes-Benz Cars Nederland to build over 500 vehicles, which are to be deplo...
6 November 2018
Elekta chooses VDL Groep as supplier of the year

Elekta chooses VDL Groep as supplier of the year

This year, VDL has won a number of prestigious supply awards from leading customers. Recently, Elekta also expressed its appreciation of VDL’s quality...
21 September 2018
VDL Containersystemen ‘hooks’ a nice deal

VDL Containersystemen ‘hooks’ a nice deal

VDL Containersystemen will supply more than 150 demountable container systems to Renewi by the spring of 2019. These systems will be used to equip par...
20 September 2018
VDL Groep records continued growth in the first six months of 2018

VDL Groep records continued growth in the first six months of 2018

VDL Groep in Eindhoven has succeeded in achieving the growth forecast for the first six months of 2018. This industrial family business recorded a com...
17 August 2018
VDL Groep considers acquisition of the activities of Siemens Hengelo

VDL Groep considers acquisition of the activities of Siemens Hengelo

VDL Groep intends to acquire the activities of Siemens Hengelo. The industrial family firm with its head office in Eindhoven has signed a declaration ...
20 July 2018
VDL Groep establishes new company in the east of the United States

VDL Groep establishes new company in the east of the United States

VDL Groep has founded a new production firm in the US state of Georgia. VDL Industries Gainesville is based in Hall County. This district is close to ...
13 June 2018
VDL presents unique charging plaza in Valkenswaard

VDL presents unique charging plaza in Valkenswaard

VDL Groep strengthens its position as an electrification specialist for heavy-duty transport. Today, Friday 25 May, a unique charging location for ele...
25 May 2018
VDL Groep and DAF present electric truck

VDL Groep and DAF present electric truck

Today, Wednesday 16 May, VDL Groep and DAF presented their entirely electric truck. The two Eindhoven firms have joined forces to develop this e-truck...
16 May 2018