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Largest order for electric buses for VDL:  193 new generation VDL Citeas for EBS

Largest order for electric buses for VDL: 193 new generation VDL Citeas for EBS

EBS will launch the newly formed Zaanstreek-Waterland concession in December 2023 with as many as 193 new generation VDL Citeas. The vehicles, based e...
17 January 2023
VDL Groep and Airbus are joining forces on laser communication terminals for aircraft

VDL Groep and Airbus are joining forces on laser communication terminals for aircraft

Airbus and VDL Groep will be cooperating on the development and production of laser communication terminals for aircraft, called UltraAir. Work will c...
10 January 2023
VDL Groep acquires Italian family company Olocco

VDL Groep acquires Italian family company Olocco

VDL Groep has acquired the Italian company Olocco. Olocco is a manufacturer of so-called rotary valves and industrial diverting valves. With the compa...
7 November 2022
VDL Executive Vice President Jan Mooren due to retire

VDL Executive Vice President Jan Mooren due to retire

After more than 34 years of service with VDL Groep, Jan Mooren (65) will retire on 1 January 2023.
19 October 2022
VDL Groep and VBTI: cooperating on ‘smart, self-learning’ technology

VDL Groep and VBTI: cooperating on ‘smart, self-learning’ technology

Family-owned industrial company VDL Groep is taking an important step in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). By partnering with Eindhoven-based...
4 October 2022
With VDL Triple T Academy, VDL Groep offers BBL apprentices extra skills

With VDL Triple T Academy, VDL Groep offers BBL apprentices extra skills

The VDL Triple T Academy was launched today, Friday 23 September. VDL Triple T stands for Proud Talent in Technology. A challenging vocational trainin...
23 September 2022
VDL Nedcar builds millionth car for BMW Group

VDL Nedcar builds millionth car for BMW Group

VDL Nedcar, the only car factory in the Netherlands to offer serial production for third parties, has today produced the millionth car for client BMW ...
15 June 2022
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
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 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
VDL Nedcar to build electric vehicles  for American company Canoo

VDL Nedcar to build electric vehicles for American company Canoo

VDL Nedcar has taken an important first step towards securing its long-term future. Based in Born (Netherlands) as part of VDL Groep, the vehicle manu...
17 June 2021
VDL Groep announces public offer for Neways

VDL Groep announces public offer for Neways

VDL Groep B.V. (VDL) announces today that the industrial family business with its head office in Eindhoven, the Netherlands (or one of its group compa...
28 May 2021
VDL Groep makes an indicative proposal to Neways

VDL Groep makes an indicative proposal to Neways

VDL Groep B.V. (VDL) will today be announcing that it is in talks with Neways Electronics International N.V. (Euronext Amsterdam: NEWAY) (Neways) abou...
3 May 2021