VDL Groep continues to strengthen its ‘smart’ mobility position. Between the end of this year and mid-2023, VDL Automated Vehicles will be supplying as many as 77 automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam (ECT), one of the leading and most advanced container terminal operators in Europe. The contract is valued at tens of millions of euros.
For the third time in a row public transport company KVB Cologne has ordered electric VDL Citeas from VDL Bus & Coach. It concerns 51 articulated buses. When these city buses are all delivered in 2022, the electric bus fleet of KVB Cologne will consist of 113 VDL Citeas Electric.
Three VDL companies are working hard on making hundreds of artificial respiration systems for our partner Demcon. Within three weeks, Demcon, with the help of VDL, managed to develop, manufacture and test a complete artificial respiration system in the Netherlands that can be used for artificial respiration for corona patients in intensive care units.
For nearly 100 years, VDL Weweler has been a suspension supplier, manufacturing multi-leaf springs and parabolic trailing arms in the Netherlands. Currently, the main business of VDL Weweler is the development of trailer air suspension systems for its customers.
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 German trade magazines VerkehrsRundschau and TRUCKER also praise container carrier Contargo for being the first in Germany to commission DAF's CF Electric VDL E-Power. The two fully electrified field-test trucks are transporting containers in the inland port of Duisburg. The Green Truck Logistics Solution Award is a prestigious award for the deployment of promising emerging technologies for innovative, sustainable logistics in Europe.