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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 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
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 achieves forecast growth target

VDL Groep achieves forecast growth target

VDL Groep achieved this year’s growth forecast in the first half of 2023. The industrial family business with its head office in Eindhoven is on track...
1 September 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
Foundation in the making that takes care of the quality of life in cores around VDL Nedcar

Foundation in the making that takes care of the quality of life in cores around VDL Nedcar

VDL Nedcar sets up a foundation that will make a contribution to the quality of life in and around the residential areas in the immediate vicinity of ...
15 March 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