Herz to buy 65.000 Polestars in next five years

April 04, 2022

Car rental giant Herz is buying 65 000 fully electric Polestars in the next five years and will start offering them in Spring 2022 in EuropeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

D’Ieteren buys itself into B2B bicycle leasing with Joule

April 01, 2022

D’Ieteren is buying itself into the profitable B2B bicycle leasing market through its Lab Box daughter, investing one million euros to gain This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Carrefour gears up to 3.000 EV chargers in France

March 31, 2022

Carrefour will install 3 000 charging points for electric vehicles in the car parks of its 400-plus Carrefour Market supermarkets by 2025. OThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Dealer eater’ Van Mossel buys Vereenooghe

March 31, 2022

The Belgian car distribution landscape is constantly changing. Consolidation is the keyword, and foreign players are moving fast, especiallyThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACEA: ’14 000 new public charging points needed every week’

March 29, 2022

Supported by new research, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) calls on all EU member states to urgently step-up invesThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Uber takes all New York’s yellow cabs on board

March 25, 2022

Ride-hailing giant Uber is smoking the peace pipe with the New York yellow cabs by integrating their service on its app. Users and yellow caThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Urbike’s cargos find shelter in MIVB/STIB workshop

March 23, 2022

In Saint-Gilles, cargo bikes have replaced the trams in the former Belgrade workshop of the public transport company MIVB/STIB. The BrusselsThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

De Lijn offers real-time travel info via Google Maps

March 10, 2022

Public transport company De Lijn has introduced a new way of providing real-time traffic information via Google Maps. Since Wednesday, passeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Arval increases profit by 52%

March 08, 2022

On Monday, Arval revealed its 2021 results, and despite the current difficulties, profit is on the rise. The branch of BNP Paribas Group speThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tier acquires Ford daughter Spin to become world’s largest

March 04, 2022

On Wednesday, Tier Mobility, Europe’s leading shared mobility provider, announced its acquisition of Ford’s subsidiary Spin, which specializThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla opens all Superchargers in Netherlands for all EVs

February 16, 2022

After a pilot that started with ten Dutch stations in November last year, Tesla is opening up all of its Superchargers in the Netherlands toThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Automotive leasing booming: record year for ALD

February 11, 2022

2021 seems to have been a positive year for automotive leasing companies. After Arval posted good results, now is the turn of ALD AutomotiveThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

D’Ieteren baptizes its bicycle business Lucien

February 10, 2022

Belgian’s most prominent car importer, D’Ieteren, is bringing together all its new bicycle businesses under the Lucien brand, the listed comThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bolt expands with ride-hailing offer in Belgium

February 09, 2022

As the debate on taxi services and ride-hailing in Brussels rages on, newcomer Bolt puts its cards on the table. Estonian company Bolt – pThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Why not visit Audi Brussels virtually?

February 03, 2022

Corona restrictions have triggered a creative idea at Audi. Due to the pandemic, visitors worldwide are no longer allowed in their plants, bThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

D’Ieteren’s Poppy user base surpasses 100.000 in four years

January 31, 2022

A few days after D’Ieteren’s car and e-scooter sharing service Poppy Mobility blew its fourth birthday candle, the user base counter exceedsThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vroom.be develops EV checker tool

January 26, 2022

Car website Vroom launches the EV checker, an online tool that aims to guide prospective car buyers in their choice of car, particularly eleThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Smart route planner Touring-BeMobile tackles range anxiety

January 25, 2022

Belgian road service and mobility organization Touring and traffic data specialist BeMobile offer a smart route planner on the Touring MobilThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Four in ten Belgian drivers uses car less often’

January 24, 2022

Four in ten Belgian drivers use their car less often since the pandemic, an iVox survey ordered by Corona Direct Insurances, a daughter of BThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Scooters with swappable batteries future for crowded cities?

January 20, 2022

Electric scooters with universal swappable batteries provided by a network of swapping stations may become the future mobility solution in bThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMC acquires Stoomlink to improve traveller experience

January 20, 2022

Belgian Mobility Card (BMC), the joint subsidiary of Belgium’s four public transport operators (NMBS/SNCB, MIVB/STIB, Tec, and De Lijn), is This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

AG launches charging card to provide more transparency

January 14, 2022

AG Insurance, one of the leading players in the Belgian insurance market, wants to make charging infrastructure accessible to a broader publThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Shared Velo bikes in Antwerp made 4,5 million trips in 2021

January 07, 2022

Last year, the Antwerp shared bicycle platform, Velo, registered a total of 4,482 million rides or 288 000 more than in 2020. In 2019, Velo This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Jumbo supermarket and flash courier Gorillas join forces

January 04, 2022

Dutch supermarket chain Jumbo will have its groceries delivered in ten minutes by the flash couriers of Gorillas. For now, the cooperation oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

US dealers ask $10.000 up to $50.000 markup for ‘hot’ EVs

December 31, 2021

Guess what? You’re among the first to ‘reserve’ on an exiting fully electric Ford F150 Lightning pickup after paying a $100 deposit, and sudThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi makes charging experience premium at low cost

December 22, 2021

Recharging isn’t always the most pleasant of pastimes. Hardly shelter, no beverages, no desk, stuck in your EV… Audi wants to lift the expThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Charging station for electric car must be closer to home

December 21, 2021

The Federal and Flemish Governments want to accelerate the electrification of the Belgian car fleet. The phasing out of the tax deduction foThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Traxio promotes AutoTrends to its second-hand car site

December 16, 2021

Mobility organization Traxio, the Belgian federation of car dealerships, garages, and second-hand car sales outlets, has ‘promoted’ website This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

D’Ieteren acquires eight Antwerp iBike shops

December 15, 2021

Earlier this year, Belgian car importer D’Ieteren announced that – besides car import – it would also focus on bicycle distribution and This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

How Stellantis wants to become the automotive Microsoft

December 08, 2021

Software is the new gold in the automotive industry. Stellantis Group has unveiled its digital ambitions and wants to generate 4 billion eurThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Social agreement on closure of two D’Ieteren Centers

December 02, 2021

Trade unions and management at the Belgian D’Ieteren car group have reached a social agreement on the closure of the Drogenbos and Ixelles sThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels taxi drivers demonstrate to block Uber compromise

November 30, 2021

A few hundred taxi drivers demonstrated on Tuesday morning in front of the Brussels Parliament to oppose the proposed temporary ordinance foThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

First Apollo Go autonomous taxis on Beijing streets

November 29, 2021

Chinese tech giant Baidu has started to put into service its Apollo Go robot taxis on the streets of Beijing, just as the Capital City authoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Court of Appeal forbids 2 000 Brussels drivers to use Uber app

November 25, 2021

The Brussels Court of Appeal ruled on Wednesday that drivers can no longer work with the Uber app. Concretely, the 2 000 Uber drivers will nThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Coyote maps out 23 000 dangerous bends in Belgium

November 19, 2021

Thanks to data collected from its numerous users, Coyote has been able to identify nearly 23 000 dangerous bends in Belgium, 13 000 of whichThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New ‘sustainable’ ferry service on River Scheldt in Antwerp

November 10, 2021

On Tuesday, Antwerp has officially inaugurated the new ferry connection between the left and right banks of the river Scheldt. The ‘Marnix vThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cardoen goes for second-hand

November 10, 2021

Car supermarket Cardoen is changing course and aiming much more at the second-hand market. With the installation of  ‘The Reconditioning CeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

As from 2022 your Mercedes car will be a credit card

November 09, 2021

Together with its sub-brand Smart, Mercedes is the first automotive manufacturer that turns its cars into credit cards. It is the next step This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EV Belgium sounds alarm bell on charger staff shortage

November 09, 2021

Last week, Flanders decided to go entirely for EVs as of 2029. But one of the binding conditions for the total switch was the presence of goThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

TotalEnergies installs fast-chargers along French highways

October 29, 2021

The French oil and gas giant Total, now rebranded as TotalEnergies, announced an investment of €200 million to equip its highway gas statiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Reborn Hertz orders 100 000 Tesla Model 3s

October 26, 2021

Rising again from the ashes after bankruptcy, international car rental company Hertz has ordered 100 000 Tesla Model 3s to make 20% of its fThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Study: 6,3 million charging points needed in France by 2030

October 22, 2021

According to a recent study reported by the French Association for the Electric Mobility Development (Avere), France would need 750 000 addiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bpost to order 1 200 extra electric vans

October 05, 2021

Belgian bpost has ordered 400 new electric vans and will launch a tender by the end of this month for 800 more to be delivered before the enThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Citroën presents autonomous ‘Skate’ concept

September 30, 2021

Under the name ‘Autonomous Mobility Vision’, French car manufacturer Citroën presents a concept of the future’s multifunctional and autonomThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bpost opens state-of-the-art e-fulfillment center in Willebroek

September 30, 2021

Active Ants, a subsidiary of the Belgian bpost group, has opened a brand-new e-fulfillment center in Willebroek. In this new state-of-the-arThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

TotalEnergies to install 11 000 fast-charging stations in China

September 29, 2021

TotalEnergies has launched a joint venture with China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) to roll out an electric vehicle charging network on ChiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels taxi sector ‘ready to hire 600 Uber drivers’

September 13, 2021

Waiting on the Brussels Region’ Taxi Plan, the sector has come up with its own proposals regarding the operating conditions of chauffeur-driThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flanders wants to boost shared mobility in towns and cities

September 10, 2021

Flemish Minister of Home Affairs, Bart Somers (Open Vld), wants to encourage Flemish cities and municipalities to focus more on electric shaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flanders: 220 proposals for 6 000 semi-public charging stations

September 10, 2021

The Flemish government has received 220 proposals following a project call for semi-public charging stations in the private domain. These reThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

MoveBrussels MaaS app ready by the end of 2022

September 09, 2021

Brussels public transport’s CEO, Brieux de Meeûs, has confirmed in an interview: the operator’s new Mobility as a Service (MaaS) app will bThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ALD Automotive invests in Belgian MaaS start-up Skipr

September 07, 2021

Born out of D’Ieteren’s mobility start-up incubator Lab Box, Skipr sees ALD Automotive enter its capital with a 17% stake. Specialized inThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.