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
VDL Groep and Schaeffler  team up on self-driving shuttles

VDL Groep and Schaeffler team up on self-driving shuttles

Schaeffler and VDL Groep are jointly exploring the development and production of a new generation of self-driving electric shuttles for public transpo...
31 August 2023
VDL Groep to produce bicycle frames

VDL Groep to produce bicycle frames

VDL Groep, the family-owned industrial company headquartered in Eindhoven, will be manufacturing and supplying aluminium bicycle frames. VDL Bike Fram...
5 June 2023
VDL Nedcar switches to one-shift operations; number of employees to be reduced as announced

VDL Nedcar switches to one-shift operations; number of employees to be reduced as announced

VDL Nedcar, VDL Groep's car factory in Born, is planning to switch to one-shift operations from 1 November 2023 as a result of work reductions due to ...
1 June 2023
Announcement of intent: VDL Groep to fully acquire De Meeuw

Announcement of intent: VDL Groep to fully acquire De Meeuw

Family-owned industrial company VDL Groep, headquartered in Eindhoven, plans to fully acquire Oirschot-based De Meeuw. VDL has held 50 percent of the ...
23 May 2023
VDL Groep continues strong growth in 2022

VDL Groep continues strong growth in 2022

After a somewhat hesitant start, the year 2022 was primarily a year of strong growth for VDL Groep. Despite uncertain geopolitical circumstances and e...
24 March 2023
FSO Instruments: joint venture of Demcon and VDL Groep for satellite communications

FSO Instruments: joint venture of Demcon and VDL Groep for satellite communications

The Dutch technology developers and producers, Demcon and VDL Groep, are combining their laser satellite communication activities in FSO instruments. ...
14 March 2023
VDL Nedcar works together on sustainable mobility solutions

VDL Nedcar works together on sustainable mobility solutions

VDL Nedcar is undergoing a transition from an independent car manufacturer to a broadly oriented partner in sustainable mobility. This increases the a...
15 February 2023
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 Special Vehicles provides chassis for urther greening of public transport by province of North Brabant and Arriva with 64 new generation VDL Citeas

VDL Special Vehicles provides chassis for urther greening of public transport by province of North Brabant and Arriva with 64 new generation VDL Citeas

In the North Brabant East concession, Arriva is expanding its fleet with 64 new electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. Arriva is thus responding to the ...
26 October 2022
VDL Special Vehicles provides second life for used batteries.

VDL Special Vehicles provides second life for used batteries.

Used batteries from VDL Bus & Coach bv 's electric buses will get a new life as an energy storage system. VDL, Transdev Nederland and German energy co...
24 October 2022
VDL Special Vehicles present at annual ACE Automotive Career Day

VDL Special Vehicles present at annual ACE Automotive Career Day

Yesterday, we were present at the annual ACE Automotive Career Day, organized by the Automotive Center of Expertise, in cooperation with the Automotiv...
21 October 2022