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De Lijn and VDL celebrate a milestone with a new delivery: since 2015, more than 1,000 VDL vehicles have been on the road

De Lijn and VDL celebrate a milestone with a new delivery: since 2015, more than 1,000 VDL vehicles have been on the road

The long-standing cooperation between VDL Bus & Coach and the Flemish public transport company De Lijn has reached a new milestone. With the delivery of 24 new generation Citeas, part of a new framewo...
3-12-2021
With 36 articulated vehicles of the new generation Citeas VDL Bus & Coach enters public transport in Bordeaux from 2024

With 36 articulated vehicles of the new generation Citeas VDL Bus & Coach enters public transport in Bordeaux from 2024

VDL Bus & Coach’s first e-mobility project in France will be rolled out from the first quarter of 2024. In the conurbation of Bordeaux, where 800,000 people live, 36 new generation Citeas will be in s...
26-11-2021
TPER and VDL Bus & Coach start long-term collaboration with 7 electric VDL Citeas for Bologna

TPER and VDL Bus & Coach start long-term collaboration with 7 electric VDL Citeas for Bologna

TPER, one of Italy’s largest public transport companies, has taken its first step in the electric transformation of Bologna’s public transport system with the purchase of 7 VDL Citeas. This marks the ...
29-9-2021
Major boost for green public transport in Finland: 25 new generation VDL Citeas for the port city of Kotka

Major boost for green public transport in Finland: 25 new generation VDL Citeas for the port city of Kotka

The Finnish bus company Oy Pohjolan Liikenne Ab and VDL Bus & Coach sign on a further boost to green public transport in Finland, with 25 new generation VDL Citeas, based on electric drive trains and ...
21-9-2021
VDL Bus & Coach enters public transportation in Latvia: 31 Futura and 21 MidEuro for BBus

VDL Bus & Coach enters public transportation in Latvia: 31 Futura and 21 MidEuro for BBus

VDL Bus & Coach will make its debut in the public transport sector in Latvia on 1 August. With 30 Futuras FMD2-129, 1 Futura FMD2-135 and 21 MidEuros in intercity version, Latvian passenger transport ...
23-7-2021
30 VDL Futuras FHD2-139 in public transport as Bus Éireann invests in Expressway fleet

30 VDL Futuras FHD2-139 in public transport as Bus Éireann invests in Expressway fleet

Bus Éireann, Ireland's national coach operator, has commenced operation of 30 Futuras FHD2-139 from VDL Bus & Coach on its commercial intercity service. These vehicles will be used for Expressway inte...
14-7-2021
VDL Bus & Coach expands electric fleet in Amsterdam to 75 VDL Citeas

VDL Bus & Coach expands electric fleet in Amsterdam to 75 VDL Citeas

The VDL fleet used in Amsterdam city transport, currently consisting of 31 electric Citeas, will be expanded to 75 vehicles. VDL Bus & Coach will deliver 44 VDL Citeas SLFA-180 Electric to GVB, the pu...
8-7-2021
New CEO for VDL Bus & Coach: Paul van Vuuren succeeds Henk Coppens

New CEO for VDL Bus & Coach: Paul van Vuuren succeeds Henk Coppens

Henk Coppens, CEO of VDL Bus & Coach and Senior Vice President of VDL Groep, will resign with effect from 1 July 2021. He will be succeeded by Paul van Vuuren, who is a member of the general board of ...
1-7-2021
VDL Bus & Coach commences delivery of 53 Futuras to the NTA: double-deck coaches will be used in Ireland’s public transport network

VDL Bus & Coach commences delivery of 53 Futuras to the NTA: double-deck coaches will be used in Ireland’s public transport network

This year, VDL Bus & Coach will deliver 53 double-deck Futuras FDD2-141 in two phases to the National Transport Authority (NTA), the organisation responsible for funding and overseeing Public Service ...
25-6-2021
Contributing to a liveable city and making public transport sustainable: 'Zero compromise' becomes the new standard for VDL Bus & Coach

Contributing to a liveable city and making public transport sustainable: 'Zero compromise' becomes the new standard for VDL Bus & Coach

The introduction of the new generation of Citeas is VDL Bus & Coach's answer to the challenges of tomorrow's public transport. Whereas in recent years 'Aiming for Zero' was the ambition, zero emission...
27-5-2021
New generation of VDL Citeas: developed from scratch into an innovative product range

New generation of VDL Citeas: developed from scratch into an innovative product range

Batteries in the floor, a one-piece composite side wall, clever energy management, a sophisticated climate control system and an ergonomic driver's environment. With these five important innovations, ...
27-5-2021
New generation of electric VDL Citeas: focus on sustainability and the local supply chain

New generation of electric VDL Citeas: focus on sustainability and the local supply chain

The entire product range of the new generation of Citeas has been developed with a focus on sustainability. VDL Bus & Coach is thus making a contribution to improving the quality of European public tr...
27-5-2021
Roeselare and Valkenswaard: ready for production of the new generation of VDL Citeas

Roeselare and Valkenswaard: ready for production of the new generation of VDL Citeas

The signals are green. In a while, the new generation of Citeas will be produced at a CO2-neutral factory in Roeselare, Belgium. The decision is final: the new building is on the way and construction ...
27-5-2021
First series of new generation Citeas: VDL Bus & Coach and Hermes aim for further greening of 'home base' Eindhoven with 32 Citeas

First series of new generation Citeas: VDL Bus & Coach and Hermes aim for further greening of 'home base' Eindhoven with 32 Citeas

With the order for the first series of new generation Citeas from VDL Bus & Coach, public transport company Hermes is investing heavily in the quality of public transport and the further greening of t...
7-4-2021
VDL Bus & Coach and KVB take another step: fleet in Cologne expanded to 113 electric Citeas

VDL Bus & Coach and KVB take another step: fleet in Cologne expanded to 113 electric Citeas

For the third time in a row public transport company KVB Cologne has ordered electric VDL Citeas from VDL Bus & Coach. This time it concerns 51 articulated buses in BRT design. When these Citeas SLFA-...
1-4-2021