Telenet launches ‘smart’ home charging with Blossom

March 19, 2024

Belgian telecom and cable TV provider Telenet is diversifying: the company plans to provide smart home charging stations for electric cars. This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Danish car-sharing GreenMobility leaves Belgium

March 14, 2024

Car-sharing company GreenMobility is leaving Belgium and returning to its Danish home market. After previously exiting the Netherlands, GermThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Four Dutch manufacturers to tackle illegally boosted fat bikes

March 13, 2024

A group of four fat bike manufacturers wants to prevent illegally boosted bicycles. Together, Brekr, Phatfour, Doppio, and Knaap will presenThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vias: ‘7% fewer road deaths in Belgium in 2023’

March 13, 2024

According to Vias’ latest traffic safety barometer, based on figures from the federal police, there were 7% fewer road deaths last year thanThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cycling has become 40% safer in recent years

March 11, 2024

Cycling has become much safer over the last few years. The risk of dying on a bicycle has fallen by 40 percent in the last seven years. In 2This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Copernicus: ‘this winter was globally warmest on record’

March 07, 2024

According to Copernicus, the Earth Observation component of the European Union’s space program, the last three months have been the hottest This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Makro site Machelen will become parking lot for Tesla cars

March 05, 2024

The Makro site in Machelen will be used as a storage facility for Tesla cars until the end of this year. Tesla is allowed to store a maximumThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vias: ‘53% of fatal car accidents are one-sided’

March 01, 2024

In Belgium, almost one in five injury accidents is a unilateral accident, a traffic accident involving only one road user – a motorist or This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lanklaar bicycle bridge and ecoduct will be ready in April

February 27, 2024

The Roads and Traffic Agency (Agentschap Wegen en Verkeer, AWV) is building a bicycle bridge and an ecoduct over the Boslaan (N75) in LanklaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vias pleads for introduction of laughing gas controls

February 21, 2024

Traffic Safety Institute Vias pleads for the introduction of controls for nitrous oxide – the so-called ‘laughing gas’ – on the road. ThThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

CD&V considers phasing out low-emission zones

February 21, 2024

Flanders’ Christian Democratic party CD&V wants to phase out the low-emission zones. That is what party chairman Sammy Mahdi said duringThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airport to install additional 65,000 m2 of solar panels

February 20, 2024

Brussels Airport has started installing additional solar panels on the roofs of the newest Brucargo buildings, the cargo zone of Zaventem’s This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Uber launches its taxi services in Liege, Namur, and Mons

February 16, 2024

Since this Wednesday, February 14th, the Uber application has been available in three large Walloon cities: Liège, Namur, and Mons. Ten yeaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch ANWB & German ADAC warn for unsafe safety jackets

February 15, 2024

According to research by the Dutch mobility organization ANWB and its German sister club ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club), some sThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch police newly armed to catch overpowered e-bikes

February 14, 2024

The Dutch police have a new weapon against high-speed and high-power electric bicycles. They recently introduced a roadside testing platformThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flanders: technical inspection every two years until 160,000 km

February 13, 2024

Flemish Minister of Mobility Lydia Peeters (Open Vld) resolutely opts for more structural measures to address the capacity problems at the tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU Commission pleads for 90% emission reduction by 2040

February 07, 2024

According to the plans presented on Tuesday, the European Commission wants to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union by 90% by 2This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Louvain welcomes e-car-sharing system BattMobility

January 30, 2024

Car sharing is increasingly popular in Louvain. In the last four years, the number of users has increased by 80%. However, Poppy discontinueThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Smartphone use: focus on road or losing driver’s license

January 29, 2024

The public prosecutor’s office in Limburg has announced stricter action against mobile phone use behind the wheel. From February 1st, anyoneThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Venice to install speed cameras for boats

January 26, 2024

Venice will install speed cameras for boats along its world-famous canals. The city hopes this measure will limit the speed of motorized boaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Eurostar transported 25% more travelers in 2023

January 25, 2024

In 2023, Eurostar’s high-speed trains carried a quarter more passengers. The number of travelers increased in one year from 14,8 million in This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

TotalEnergies buys majority stake in Danish wind projects

January 24, 2024

The French oil and gas group TotalEnergies has signed a deal with Danish sustainable energy company European Energy for a majority stake in This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

T&E: ‘Cars are getting 1 cm wider every two years’

January 23, 2024

Car manufacturers are making increasingly wider cars. For instance, the 1974 Volkswagen Golf was ‘only’ 1,610 m wide, but the 2019 version mThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Febiac: ‘Motorcycles regained popularity in 2023’

January 18, 2024

Last year, Belgium registered 25 359 new motorcycles, 2,7% more than the previous year. According to the car and two-wheeler federation FebiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Q8 and Storm to invest €250 million in fast charging stations

January 16, 2024

Gas station operator Q8 and energy company Storm will build a network of up to 200 fast charging stations in Belgium – about half with a sThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Record number of drivers fined in Brussels LEZ

January 15, 2024

Last year, the Brussels region fined a record number of motorists who entered the Brussels low-emission zone (LEZ) with a car that was too pThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Giga Storage to set up EU’s largest battery park in Belgium

January 15, 2024

The Dutch energy storage company Giga Storage plans to develop Europe’s largest battery park in Dilsen-Stokkem (Belgium). The 60 MW energy sThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

IEA: ‘World’s renewable energy capacity increased by 50%’

January 12, 2024

According to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), renewable energy production capacity has increased by 50% in the past This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Acerta: ‘Almost 40% of employees (partly) commute by bike’

January 10, 2024

In 2023, less than half of company cars (43,7%) in Belgium ran on diesel (57,8% in 2022), and a record number of employees (40%) commuted toThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

2023 traffic jams cost Belgian economy more than €5 billion

January 09, 2024

In addition to the loss of time, the extra fuel consumption, and the additional CO2 emissions, traffic jams in Belgium cost more than 5 billThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

69% fewer used motorbikes registrations in December 2023

January 05, 2024

The new motorcycle market has recovered well in 2023, with an increase of +2,7%, resulting in 25 359 registered over the entire year, a posiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

2023 second-best year for new speed pedelecs

January 04, 2024

2023 was the second-best year ever for new speed pedelecs and the record year for second-hand fast bikes. That is the conclusion of mobilityThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian second-hand passenger car market grew by 7,2% in 2023

January 04, 2024

Last year, the second-hand passenger car market grew by 7,2% to 689 170 units, 46 501 more than in 2022 but 20 429 less than in 2021. ExpectThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.