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 Koen Van Loo, managing direThis content has been archived.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.

Arval: ‘number of EV company cars doubled in 2020’

January 28, 2021

Arval, the automotive leasing company, has seen the number of EV company cars in Belgium more than double over the last year. According to tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis and Engie create joint venture for electric mobility

January 27, 2021

Through its FCA Italy subsidiary, Stellantis has signed a full set of agreements to create a joint venture with Engie EPS, the industrial plThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Flemish average speed checks finally operational’

January 27, 2021

Flemish Minister for Mobility, Lydia Peeters (Open Vld), is happy to announce that the problem of the non-functioning average speed checks, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Assuralia creates database to tackle car insurance fraud

January 26, 2021

The Belgian Professional Association of Insurance Companies, Assuralia, will launch a newly developed database in February to combat automotThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels cycle network may be extended by three routes

January 26, 2021

Beliris, the public construction expert for Brussels, is conducting a feasibility study to extend the Brussels cycling network by three bicyThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

STIB to operate new tram line Brussels North to airport

January 25, 2021

There will be an airport tram to connect Brussels North and Zaventem airport in thirty minutes. The 12 km tram line will run along Avenue LeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

€4 million Belgian support for Eurostar and Thalys

January 25, 2021

The operators of high-speed and night trains will be exempted from taxation for the reservation and use of the railway network until the endThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Intoxicated drivers get key ring with deceased child’s name

January 22, 2021

Starting this weekend, the Belgian police will give a special bob key ring to drivers who have drunk too much alcohol, one with the name of This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bosch to cut 400 of 863 jobs at wiper factory Tienen

January 22, 2021

Automotive supplier Robert Bosch will cut 400 of 863 jobs at its windshield wiper production facility in Tienen (Belgium). According to the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Deloitte: ‘one in three Belgians planning EV purchase’

January 21, 2021

According to Deloitte’s 2021 Global Automotive Consumer Study, one out of three Belgians is planning to opt for an electric car for his neThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgium wants undersea electricity link with Denmark (update)

January 21, 2021

The Flemish Minister for Energy, Tinne Van der Straeten (Groen), wants to install an underwater electricity connection between Belgium and DThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

De Lijn withdraws from ‘bell bus’ service

January 20, 2021

The call-up bus service, the ‘bell bus’ as we know it today, will disappear in 2022. In the future, people in the countryside who need publiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Wallonia: €2 billion for roads and waterways over six years

January 20, 2021

Wallonia plans its economic recovery and it will go through road works and investments in waterways. After announcing an investment of €1,This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Share4Mobility: Renault dealers go for car-sharing

January 19, 2021

Ten Belgian Renault dealer groups have joined forces to promote car-sharing. Under the name Share4Mobility, they want to ensure national covThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels region expands enforcement of new Zone 30

January 19, 2021

Thanks to investments in radars and average speed checks, the Brussels police zones are going to carry out targeted checks and impose fines This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Amsterdam takes legal action against ‘scan car alarming app’

January 18, 2021

Amsterdam is taking legal action against one of the apps that warn people about ‘scan cars’. The latter can register parked or driving cars This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

From February, one ticket for Brussels public transport

January 18, 2021

With the new Brupass XL tickets and season tickets, as from 1 February, there will be a single ticket and a common fare for public transportThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

SNCF sounds alarm bell: ‘Eurostar in bad financial health’

January 18, 2021

Eurostar, the company that organizes the fast train connection between France and Great Britain, is on the verge of bankruptcy. Now that theThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW ends its $2 000 monthly US subscription program

January 15, 2021

BMW is canceling its monthly subscription program ‘BMW Access’ by the end of January in the USA. Officially because the Nashville, TennesseeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Motorbike sales in Belgium at highest level in ten years

January 15, 2021

Last year, 25 807 new motorbikes were sold in Belgium. That is 3,5% more than a year earlier. This is shown by figures provided by Febiac, tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

D’Ieteren: new name, logo, and organizational structure

January 15, 2021

Belgian historical automotive importer D’Ieteren Auto changes its name to become ‘D’Ieteren’. Although maybe not clear to non-insiders at fiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Chatbot digs out whether you’re responsible for accident

January 14, 2021

When you’re involved in a traffic accident, it is not always clear whether or not you were responsible. That is why the Belgian attorney’s oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

86% of Belgians not ready yet for digital car purchase

January 14, 2021

Online sales are rising worldwide due to the corona pandemic, but those who want to buy a new car still prefer to do so physically rather thThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Acerta: ‘three out of ten employees want leased bike’

January 14, 2021

According to a survey by HR service provider Acerta, three out of ten Belgian employees (28%) want to lease a bicycle via their employer. AcThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault in 2020: CAFE objectives reached and 21,3% sales drop

January 13, 2021

On Tuesday, French Groupe Renault (Renault, Dacia, Lada, Renault Samsung Motors & Alpine) announced having sold 800 000 fewer cars in 20This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

TomTom: ‘Traffic in Belgium decreased by one-fifth in 2020’

January 13, 2021

Last year, the general traffic intensity decreased by 18% compared to one year before. According to figures from the TomTom Traffic Index, aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Why are most (company) cars white?

January 13, 2021

Many cars sold worldwide over the past decade were white, and even today, the number of white cars in traffic is impressive. But why? Is it This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

€1,5 billion for Belgian RER/GEN train

January 12, 2021

In a recent interview reported by newspapers La Libre Belgique and La Dernière Heure – Les Sports, Mobility Minister, Georges Gilkinet (EThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VAB Group and Koopman Logistics join forces

January 12, 2021

The Belgian VAB Group and the Dutch family company Koopman Logistics join forces to offer various Flemish players attractive automotive soluThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgians think traffic aggression has increased

January 12, 2021

Almost 4 in 10 Flemish (36%) think that ‘the other road users’ have become more aggressive since the start of the corona crisis in March. RoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VDL Roeselare to deliver 102 e-buses for Oslo

January 12, 2021

VDL Group will build 102 electric Citea buses for the city of Oslo (Norway’s capital). It’s VDL’s largest order of e-buses ever. The buses wThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Magnette: ‘No kilometer tax in Brussels before 2024’

January 11, 2021

“The Brussels city toll will certainly not be introduced during this legislature, not before 2024.” That is what Paul Magnette, President ofThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Pandemic pushes people to used cars and motorbikes

January 08, 2021

New car sales were hit by more than 21% in 2020. The second-hand car market, too, did worse than in 2019, but the drop is strikingly less: -This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Elia: ‘2020 shows 31% record growth in renewable energy’

January 08, 2021

According to the annual figures from the electricity network administrator Elia, several renewable energy records were broken last year. TheThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EVs booming: Chinese see homemade as better value

January 08, 2021

The market of electric cars has found a new youth in China during the past year, having grown by 8%, according to data from the Chinese AssoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Air pollution would push ten thousands of Dutch to move’

January 08, 2021

Ten thousands of Dutch citizens would like to move to seek for better air quality. Some actually do but others don’t have the possibility (oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Driving skills of seniors to benefit from smart technology

January 08, 2021

Senior citizens are very much attached to their mobility, and more specifically to their car, as a last resort for their self-reliance. But This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Almost 10 000 e-steps, scooters, and shared bikes in Brussels

January 07, 2021

The corona pandemic has led to fewer journeys in Brussels. As a result, there has been a stop in the boom in the number of shared mobility oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Share Now adds 70 BMW i3s to its Amsterdam fleet

January 06, 2021

Car-sharing specialist Share Now, the European market leader in the field, has decided to add 70 new, completely electric BMW i3 models to iThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Van den Brandt suggests kilometer tax for Brussels Ring

January 06, 2021

During the latest mobility commission at the Brussels Parliament, Brussels Mobility Minister, Elke Van den Brandt (Groen) suggested implemenThis 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.

Antwerp Oosterweel mega-project can start on right river bank

January 06, 2021

The Antwerp Oosterweel project’s construction works – the so-called ‘construction site of the century’ – can finally start on the right This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cambio finally goes electric in Brussels

January 06, 2021

Belgium’s most successful car-sharing service, Cambio, extends its Brussels’ fleet with ten electric cars by the end of the year. Finally, aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

France: massive return of the radar speed traps

January 05, 2021

After nearly 60% of radar speed traps being vandalized since the beginning of the ‘Yellow Vests’ movement in France, the guardians of spThis 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.

Brussels City 30: are cars more polluting at 30 km/h?

January 04, 2021

Since 1 January, Brussels is a 30 km/hour zone, except for the major axes where the speed limit remains 50 or 70 km/hour. While the reductioThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Germany to close coal power plants and tax CO2 in 2021

January 04, 2021

Germany will introduce two energy transition projects. On the one hand, the country will invoice every ton of CO2 emitted by transport and hThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch have already 1 163 electric buses operational

January 04, 2021

More than 20% of buses in the Dutch public transport system have become ‘green’ in five years. Since December, 1 163 emission-free buses areThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.