Confidence among Belgian consumers in autonomous vehicles is stagnating, according to consulting firm Deloitte’s study on the subject published Thursday, during the ongoing Brussels motor show.

Ecolo revives Brussels Express Network Project

Thursday, 24 January 2019 15:20
In the midst of the media quarrel over the Brussels metro extension, first alderman of the City of Brussels Benoit Hellings (Ecolo) revives the "Brussels Express Network" (BWR) project in La Dernière Heure and on La Libre website.
The national rail authority SNCB and rail infrastructure company Infrabel have promised to take measures to improve train time-keeping, after yet another set of disappointing figures were revealed to the parliament's infrastructure committee.
Zipcar, one of the car-sharing companies currently active in Europe, will pull out of the Brussels market at the end of February, the company's customer services department has announced.
Flanders will organize a bulk purchase of electric cars and their charging systems was heard on the side lines of the Brussels auto show.
Belgium's banks could start practising more liberal opening hours from as early as next month, if unions representing bank employees agree to a proposal formulated by the banks themselves, De Tijd reports.
Lime, the American company which provides electric scooters for rent in Brussels, risks being fined by the commune of Uccle unless it takes action to prevent its scooters being abandoned by users on the streets of the commune, municipal authorities have warned.

KBC named bank of the year by comparebanque.be

Thursday, 17 January 2019 15:15
KBC is the bank of the year, according to the comparebanque.be website. The application developed by the bank is cited as one of the banking institution’s strong points.
Zeebrugge Port registered a net increase in cargo-handling activity in 2018, its general manager, Joachim Coens, indicated on Wednesday.
The “helicopter money” concept, which could translate into the European Central Bank giving money directly to European citizens, could have a real impact on the economy, according to the latest investors’ barometer published on Tuesday by the ING bank.