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Read the latest VDL news and stay up-to-date about our developments.

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
Further greening of public transport by province of North Brabant and Arriva with 64 new-generation VDL Citeas

Further 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 ...
20 October 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
Despite setbacks due to external factors, revenue growth at VDL Groep

Despite setbacks due to external factors, revenue growth at VDL Groep

Despite turbulence due to external circumstances, VDL Groep’s revenue grew in the first half of 2022. Trade conflicts, the pandemic and the war in Ukr...
2 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
Ambitious Dutch mobility programme off to a flying start due to multi-million-euro Dutch government grant

Ambitious Dutch mobility programme off to a flying start due to multi-million-euro Dutch government grant

Two large consortia comprising Dutch companies in the mobility sector collectively will receive 47 million euros in government funding for the purpose...
1 December 2021
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
Dutch industry joins in newly founded Battery Competence Center

Dutch industry joins in newly founded Battery Competence Center

Dutch companies, knowledge institutes and industry associations join forces in a new innovation program called Battery Competence Center. In this way,...
27 October 2021
Cyber-attack

Cyber-attack

You may be aware VDL Groep has been hit by a cyber-attack. For security reasons, immediately after the attack, we disconnected and isolated all our sy...
13 October 2021