Car rental companies sell off fleets to avoid going belly-up

April 09, 2021

Canceled bookings, the disappearance of international travelers, the proliferation of videoconferencing: car rental companies have been gritThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Record-breaking Belgian registrations of speed pedelecs

April 09, 2021

The registrations of speed pedelecs (1 257 units) in March 2021 were record-breaking: +57,5% more than in March last year. Even compared to This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Traxio: second-hand car sales on the rise in March

April 09, 2021

Car sector federation Traxio has noted a serious increase in second-hand cars’ sales and speed pedelecs in March. To be more realistic aboutThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Study: decrease in ride-hailing popularity

April 08, 2021

According to a report from French economist Jean-Charles Simon, commissioned by the National Union for Taxi Industries (UNIT), the impressivThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Traffic not safer in the Netherlands in corona times

April 08, 2021

Traffic has not become safer for pedestrians, cyclists, and moped riders in the Netherlands in the past year. Because of the lockdown, cars This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgium first country to monitor nitrogen emissions above sea

April 08, 2021

Belgium is the first country to be able to monitor and maintain nitrogen emissions above the North Sea. According to a press release from thThis content has been archived.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De Jaeger and Louis Lammertyn – are planning a new night train connection between Brussels and Berlin.This content has been archived.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.

New campaign to raise awareness of motorcyclists

April 06, 2021

The Flemish Foundation for Traffic Engineering (VSV) is launching a new campaign to encourage motorists to look out extra carefully for motoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cable cars, Wallonia’s new public transport?

April 06, 2021

Cable cars, a common sight on the ski slopes, were also regular tourist transport solutions and attractions in many Walloon cities during thThis 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.

Flanders’ Ring development plan causes outrage in Brussels

April 02, 2021

The Flemish Region’s arm for major public works, the Werkvennootschap, is ruffling some feathers in Brussels with its ‘Werken aan de Ring’ dThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

TSMC to spend $100 billion to beef up chip production

April 02, 2021

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced semiconductors for the automotive industry and biThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

France: sale of ‘hybrids’ overtakes diesel

April 02, 2021

According to data analysis bureau AAA Data, registrations of new hybrid cars in France have increased during March. They’re up to 24% comparThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Efteling opens largest EV charging hub in Benelux

April 02, 2021

Efteling, the fantasy-themed amusement park in Kaatsheuvel, near Tilburg in the Netherlands, just opened the largest charging hub in the BenThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels: brawl over plan to reduce lanes on Tervuren Avenue

March 31, 2021

As parts of the Flemish Region’s plan ‘Werken aan de ring’, there are the projects of the Brussels ring road’s widening and the deletion of This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New cycling map for the province of Flemish Brabant

March 31, 2021

The new cycling map for the province of Flemish Brabant has been officially presented. That happened on Tuesday in Halle, where one of the tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo Cars gives all employees 24 weeks paid parental leave

March 30, 2021

Volvo Cars Family Bond will offer all its employees with at least one year’s service a total of 24 weeks of paid parental leave as of April This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New bicycle highway to Brussels Airport inaugurated

March 30, 2021

The new, long-expected bicycle connection to Brussels Airport was officially inaugurated on Monday. The almost two-kilometer-long bicycle hiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Antwerp remains most congested region, even in corona times

March 29, 2021

According to the annual report of the Flemish Traffic Center (Vlaams VerkeersCentrum, VVC), the Antwerp belt-way in the direction of the NetThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Thibaut Georgin new president of NMBS/SNCB

March 29, 2021

Ecolo has nominated Thibaut Georgin (53) the new president of the Belgian railway company. That was confirmed by the Belgian federal MinisteThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

MIVB/STIB launches youth season ticket at €12 a year

March 29, 2021

As of 1 July, a youth subscription to Brussels public transport company MIVB/STIB will cost 12 euros per year. That is what the Brussels GovThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flemish Mobility Minister no fan of zone 30 generalization

March 26, 2021

Flemish Minister of Mobility, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld), does not favor a general introduction of the 30 km/h zone in built-up areas. She saiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

MIVB/STIB’s passengers more satisfied, De Lijn’s less

March 25, 2021

Less than 59% of passengers give the Flemish public bus company De Lijn an overall score of at least 7 out of 10. That is the conclusion of This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Wind farms to shut down once in four weekends in summer’

March 24, 2021

The combined energy production of nuclear power plants, solar panels, and wind farms leads to an electricity surplus and lower or even negatThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Mobility to roll out pavement improvement plan

March 23, 2021

Mobility organization Brussels Mobility is planning to improve, renovate, and make sidewalks in the city more accessible to people with limiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flanders launches courtesy campaign for cyclist’s safety

March 23, 2021

The Flemish Minister for Mobility, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld), just launched a courtesy campaign to improve drivers and cyclists’ traffic safeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

First 90-km long rollerblade route links Genk and Hasselt

March 22, 2021

Flanders proudly opened its first rollerblade route on Sunday. The signposted stretch between Hasselt and Genk contains several loops and coThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Record number of fines for non-compliance with mileage tax

March 22, 2021

Last year, 31 283 fines were issued for non-compliance with the mileage tax on Flemish roads. That is a new record. Those fines represented This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian Ydra launches limited Folon edition e-scooter

March 19, 2021

Belgian electric scooter manufacturer, Ydra, launches a limited edition of its Retro range dedicated to the internationally renowned BelgianThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

One-third fewer accidents with game detection system

March 19, 2021

The Flemish Minister for the Environment, Zuhal Demir (N-VA), wants to expand the game detection system along the Limburg roads. The system This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Objections against Willebroek-Brussels express tram overruled

March 18, 2021

The Belgian Council of State has rejected the appeal by some parties against the express tramline parallel with the A12 between Willebroek aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nine in ten commuters use their car in Walloon Brabant

March 17, 2021

A recent study from HR bureau Acerta notes that 87% of commuters in Walloon Brabant used their cars to work in 2020. This is much more than This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Limburg’s ‘Cycling through Heathland’ bridge ready in May

March 16, 2021

Limburg cyclists soon will have a new cycling attraction. In May, the first cyclists will be able to inaugurate the new cycling bridge in OpThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels: one in four newly registered vehicles electric

March 15, 2021

Almost a quarter of all new vehicles registered in the Brussels Region last year are electric or plug-in hybrids. This is shown by figures oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Minister Peeters: using drones to reduce traffic deaths

March 15, 2021

The Flemish Minister of Mobility, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld), is working out an innovative plan to reduce the number of traffic deaths drasticThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New markets and a surprising bin bike arise for Polestar

March 12, 2021

Building up a new car brand from scratch usually is a path full of hurdles. Polestar is no exception to the rule. But the company tries to cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

DHL Express to open largest distribution center in Antwerp

March 11, 2021

On Wednesday, DHL Express opened a new city hub at Blue Gate business park in the south of Antwerp. The 12 000 square meters distribution ceThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW and Daimler to sell Park Now to Swedish Easypark

March 10, 2021

This Tuesday, BMW and Daimler announced that their Park Now joint venture, specialized in digital parking solutions, is set to be acquired bThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian Leopold II tunnel becomes Annie Cordy tunnel

March 09, 2021

Belgians have chosen a new name for the longest road tunnel in their country. The Leopold II tunnel in Brussels will be named after singer aThis 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.

New car sales shrink, second-hand market holds

March 08, 2021

For February, the Belgian sales figures are once again disappointing, with a drop of more than -21% compared to the same period last year. SThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Car federation Febiac publishes Automotive Pocket Guide

March 05, 2021

As we just closed the first 20 years of the 21st century, the Belgian and Luxembourg Car and Two-wheeler federation Febiac has issued a pockThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels government wants draft decree for Uber before summer

March 05, 2021

During a protest in Brussels on Thursday, Uber drivers once again expressed their dissatisfaction with the ban on the use of smartphones forThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vias: ‘Number of e-bike users doubled in five years’

March 05, 2021

The car remains the most popular means of transport in Belgium, but the number of e-bike users has doubled in five years. Last year, one in This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Paris: 70 000 fewer parking spots by 2026

March 04, 2021

The City of Paris doubles down on its ambition to reduce the number of parking spaces in its streets by the end of the Mayor’s term in officThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.