2023: year of extremes for VDL Groep

2023: year of extremes for VDL Groep

The year 2023 showed us two sides, with highs and lows. Low points were the passing of Wim van der Leegte in November, the reduction in the number of ...
5 April 2024
VDL ETG: new location in Vietnam

VDL ETG: new location in Vietnam

VDL ETG, the high-tech cluster of VDL Groep, during the Dutch trade mission in Vietnam, ratified a cooperation with Frasers Property for the construct...
20 March 2024
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 Nedcar to reduce number of employees by 2,000 by 1 March 2024

VDL Nedcar to reduce number of employees by 2,000 by 1 March 2024

As previously announced, due to the planned production stop for BMW Group and the inability to find direct connection with other automotive projects, ...
2 November 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 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 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
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 ETG builds complex frames for Zeiss

VDL ETG builds complex frames for Zeiss

VDL ETG has won a major contract. For Zeiss, VDL ETG will build frames that assure the precise suspension and positioning of the mirrors produced by t...
22 March 2019