TME to supply fuel cells for bi-modal hydrogen train

April 09, 2021

A consortium with partners from Belgium, Germany, Spain, and Portugal is testing a bi-modal train prototype, which uses its pantograph on reThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BNEV: ‘green hydrogen cheaper than natural gas by 2050’

April 08, 2021

Clean, ‘green hydrogen’ made with renewable energy will become cheaper sooner than expected, with costs dropping by 85% to become even cheapThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian entrepreneurs plan night train from Brussels to Berlin

April 07, 2021

Two Flemish entrepreneurs – Louis De Jaeger and Louis Lammertyn – are planning a new night train connection between Brussels and Berlin.This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Inspection of classic cars to become more uniform

April 02, 2021

From 1 April 2021, there will be new instructions for the periodic inspection of old-timers. The main intention is to standardize the three This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Which Europeans are most interested in EVs?

March 24, 2021

Practically everybody agrees that the car market is reaching a turning point and that the energy transition is near. But which European citiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Segway launches affordable e-scooters and e-moped

March 18, 2021

Segway, the producer of electric mobility solutions, launches three e-scooters and a moped. According to the company, they are affordable yeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU updates tire labels

March 16, 2021

Europe has updated its tire labels for a clearer alternative to help clients opt for safer and more effective tires. The new tag uses five cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Diesel omnipresent in EU truck sales despite 25,5% decline

March 12, 2021

While in the passenger car market alternative drivetrains like BEVs and PHEVs, in particular, are gaining momentum, in the EU truck market, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nine members ask EU to fix date for banning ICE cars

March 11, 2021

Together with the Netherlands and Denmark, Belgium has issued a demand to the EU authorities to fix a date on which cars with an internal coThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mitsubishi changes strategy for Europe, thanks to Alliance

March 11, 2021

Instead of completely withdrawing from the European market, Mitsubishi finds its Alliance-partner Renault, a savior for its European businesThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flanders: EV charging points mandatory in building sector

March 11, 2021

As of today, March 11, a minimal number of EV charging points or preparatory works will be mandatory in the building sector for new developmThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgium goes to EU Court against cabotage rules

March 08, 2021

On Friday, the Flemish Minister of Mobility, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld), announced that Belgium, following Malta’s example, is going to the EuThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BEV loses lead in Norwegian February sales

March 03, 2021

The Norwegian car market, closely looked at because of its overwhelming electric car share, is still growing against the general trends, butThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New sleeper trains under way from Belgium and Netherlands

February 26, 2021

Two Dutch rail enthusiasts want to launch a new night train connection with departure from Belgium and the Netherlands. The sleeper train seThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volkswagen ramps up production of EVs in Zwickau

February 26, 2021

Volkswagen’s factory for electric vehicles in Zwickau is undergoing significant changes. As from mid-April, a third shift will be introducedThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ghent-Terneuzen railway line to get 8 500 trucks off the road

February 26, 2021

Belgium and the Netherlands finally signed a declaration of intent to realize the Ghent-Terneuzen railway line. The project, which will costThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian car fleet: now less than 50% diesel

February 22, 2021

In 2020, the Belgian car fleet contained 2 815 755 diesel cars (-6,3%) compared with 2 843 903 gasoline cars (+5%) the year before. This is This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New Nissan Qashqai with innovative hybrid technology

February 18, 2021

Nissan today presents its third-generation Qashqai. This model is important: it consolidates the manufacturer’s commitment to stay on the EuThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ford Europe fully electric by 2030

February 17, 2021

Ford says today that by mid-2026, 100% of its passenger vehicle range in Europe will be zero-emissions capable, which means all-electric or This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Battery industry finally to take off in Europe?

February 17, 2021

In the global ‘battery war’ that is going on, Europe has been a minor player until now. Almost all batteries (and especially the battery celThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BENEFIC: €1,6 million to hand out for EV charger projects

February 11, 2021

Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region have €1,6 million European money to hand out for public or private projects to install chargers fThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘One million EV public chargers must be EU target for 2024’

February 11, 2021

Carmakers, environmentalists, and consumer groups call on the EU to set ambitious targets per country to deploy electric vehicle charging poThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla to accept bitcoin as means of payment

February 09, 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk once again hit the headlines by having Tesla invest over $1,5 billion in bitcoins. The American carmaker also indicates This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

StasHH: EU consortium to standardize fuel cells

February 08, 2021

A consortium of 25 European companies and organizations, called StasHH, has joined forces to define fuel cell module standards for heavy-dutThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

British exports to EU down with 68%

February 08, 2021

British exports to the European Union fell by more than two-thirds in January compared to the same month in 2020. This is according to data This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Car sales continue to fall in 2021

February 02, 2021

Car sales continued to decline on the Belgian market in January. Last January, 27,2% fewer passenger cars were sold than in the same month aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airlines: summer decisive for extra support

January 28, 2021

If Brussels Airlines cannot operate at a reasonable level by the summer months, it will need additional support. Koen Van Loo, managing direThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Renewables have overtaken fossil fuels in EU in 2020’

January 26, 2021

According to Agoria Energiewende and Ember’s annual study, renewables overtook fossil fuels to become the European Union’s main source of elThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nissan’s UK production site in Sunderland saved

January 25, 2021

The continued existence of Nissan’s British production site has been regularly questioned in recent months due to Brexit. Today, the JapanesThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACEA: 100-fold increase of e-trucks needed to meet EU targets

January 22, 2021

European truck makers estimate that around 200 000 zero-emission trucks will have to be in operation by 2030 to meet the CO2 targets for heaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Air pollution makes Antwerp ‘second mortal city in Europe’

January 21, 2021

According to a European study, Belgian cities like Antwerp and Brussels score badly on air pollution. Antwerp sits second and Brussels in eiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACEA: ‘2020 saw biggest drop in car demand ever’

January 19, 2021

With a drop of -23,7%, passenger car registrations in the EU27 saw the biggest drop in car demand ever. 3 086 439 fewer new cars were sold, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Daimler meets EU CO2 targets in 2020 by tripling ‘xEV’ sales

January 12, 2021

German carmaker Daimler is confident it will meet the European CO2 targets set for 2020 by tripling car sales of its Mercedes brand’s ‘xEVs’This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Interesting Chinese EV newcomer Aiways U5: we drove it

January 11, 2021

The coming year will see a small avalanche of new Chinese brands on European markets, a lot of them producing electric vehicles. Aiways is oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Holland heating up faster than rest of the world?

January 06, 2021

According to figures from the Dutch Royal Meteorological Institute, the Netherlands is warming up faster than other countries in the world. This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brexit: airlift between Ostend and Birmingham

January 05, 2021

From Monday, British airline Jota Aviation, specializing in cargo transport, starts a new airlift between Ostend (Belgium) and Birmingham (UThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.