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Addax Motors announces an Exclusive Partnership with Hilaire Van Der Haeghe Industry Division, in Belgium

17 October 2021

Addax Motors announces an Exclusive Partnership with Hilaire Van Der Haeghe Industry Division, in Belgium

Deerlijk, Belgium – 18 October, 2021 – Addax Motors and Hilaire Van Der Haeghe Industry announce today their cooperation in Belgium for the distribution of Electric Light Commercial Vehicles to the Industry segment. The deal was closed beginning of October 2021.

The distributor ship deal represents an important step in the growth strategy of both companies.

Addax Motors is, in addition to their established business activities for Electric Vehicles in the Cities and Municipalities, Last Mile Deliveries and Postal Services focusing since 2021 on a fourth business segment : Industry.

Hilaire Van Der Haeghe Industry is broadening their product portfolio, in addition to their Yale Materials Handling Equipment, to their Industry Customers.

Both companies Addax Motors and Hilaire Van Der Haeghe Industry will benefit from the cooperation, in order to further strengthen their ambitions and growth plans in the Industry Segment.

Daniel Kedzierski, Managing Director of Addax Motors, comments: “We are very enthusiastic about this new cooperation for the Industry Business Segment. Our successful cooperation during the last years with Hilaire Van Der Haeghe Garden Division, for Electric Vehicles for the Cities and Municipalities Segment, gives us the trust and acceleration power to build a strong cooperation also for the Industry Business Segment in Belgium. Our commercial and technical teams ‘customer first’ ethos create great opportunities in our important home country Belgium”.

Jean-Christophe Smeets, CEO Hilaire Van Der Haeghe Group, adds: “The management and employees are delighted with the closed deal and this cooperation will accelerate both companies in the next phases of their growth ambitions. The Addax Electric Utility Vehicles are very complementary to our current Yale Material Handling product range and will allow us to sell an even broader product range to our existing and new customer base. We are looking forward to combining our market expertise in Belgium with Addax Motors Electric Utility Vehicles for the sale or the rent of their product range in the Industry Segment”.

The introduction of the Addax Electric Vehicles as part of the Hilaire Van Der Haeghe Industry product portfolio is planned at the Transport & Logistics Trade Show in Antwerp Expo, Belgium, from 19 to 21st of October 2021.

About Addax Motors

Addax Motors was founded in 2016 and manufactures Electric Light Commercial Vehicles in Belgium. Addax Motors is a reference European provider in urban and suburban mobility, ensuring clean, efficient and silent commercial transport. From design and build up to maintenance and lease, Addax Motors guarantees zero emission transport in leisure, urban areas and industry.

With a team of dedicated employees in the headquarters and plant location in Deerlijk, Belgium, it serves the European market through an extensive network of distributors and dealers.

About Hilaire Van Der Haeghe

HH Group (Hilaire Van Der Haeghe Group) is the commercial name for the holding company above the following operational companies: Hilaire Van Der Haeghe nv (HH) / Ag-Tec and Van Der Haeghe bv. As a group, they are a leading player/company in the distribution of technical equipment within the agricultural sector, the green sector and the material handling sector.

HH Group in a few facts:

  • A family business with 123 years experience in the distribution of technical materials.
  • A team of experts in the sales and after-sales to guarantee a professional and personal service.
  • Exclusive importer of premium brands such as Fendt, Claas, Amazone, Iseki, Walker, Ts, Gianni Ferrari, Ferris, Snapper, Simplicity, Köppl, Ambroggio, Yale, …
  • An extensive professional dealer network allows them to guarantee local service.
  • Own establishments in Antwerp and Fernelmont and a subsidiary in the Netherlands.