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Announcement of intent: VDL Castings Heerlen to phase out casting operations

Announcement of intent: VDL Castings Heerlen to phase out casting operations

VDL Castings Heerlen plans to phase out operations and cease business activities over the course of 2024. To this effect, a request for advice has bee...
5 January 2024
VDL Groep strengthens position in electronics with Rena acquisition

VDL Groep strengthens position in electronics with Rena acquisition

VDL Groep has strengthened its position in the high-quality electronics market. The industrial family business with its head office in Eindhoven has a...
1 December 2023
Wim van der Leegte (76) passed away

Wim van der Leegte (76) passed away

On the night from Saturday to Sunday, Wim van der Leegte died at home in his hometown of Duizel. Wim, owner of industrial family business VDL Groep, d...
20 November 2023
VDL to assemble battery modules for BMW Group

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 orde...
11 October 2023
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 Defence Technologies supplies vehicles for the Explosives Clearing Service Defence (EODD)

VDL Defence Technologies supplies vehicles for the Explosives Clearing Service Defence (EODD)

The Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to Volvo Trucks Netherlands for the Explosives Clearing Service Defence (EODD). VDL Defence Technolgies...
19 May 2020
VDL Groep helps to make Demcon artificial respiration systems

VDL Groep helps to make Demcon artificial respiration systems

Three VDL companies are working hard on making hundreds of artificial respiration systems for our partner Demcon. Within three weeks, Demcon, with the...
23 April 2020
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 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
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
VDL gaat voor Mercedes-Benz terreinwagens Defensie opbouwen

VDL gaat voor Mercedes-Benz terreinwagens Defensie opbouwen

Het gaat om voertuigen die geschikt zijn voor transport per helikopter. De terreinwagens zullen worden uitgevoerd in drie hoofdvarianten (een infanter...
6 November 2018