Volkswagen and Belgian utility giant partner on vehicle-to-grid energy storage

Volkswagen is partnering with a Belgian network operator to integrate electric vehicles into the power grid, as more EVs take to the road amid rising energy costs. Volkswagen’s charging unit Elli and re.alto, a startup owned by Brussels-based Elia, signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday to collaborate on ways to integrate EVs into the … Read more

Remco Evenepoel to win Vuelta a Espana, end Belgian drought in Grand Tours

Remco Evenepoel all but clinched his first Grand Tour title on Saturday after the 22-year-old Belgian protected his lead in the Vuelta a Espana on the three-week race’s final competitive stage. He is set to become the first Belgian to win one of cycling’s three Grand Tours — Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, Vuelta — … Read more

Belgian Grand Prix, F1 qualifying live: latest news and updates from Spa-Francorchamps

Qualifying start delayed until at 3.25pm BST Sergio Perez fastest in final practice  Verstappen, Leclerc, Norris, Bottas, Zhou, Ocon and Schumacher to take hefty grid penalties 03:15 PM How Mercedes bounced back from delivering a pre-season dud Some more reading whilst you wait:  Andrew Shovlin admits not being at the front was ‘scary’ for the … Read more

Alison Van Uytvanck – the dangerous Belgian best known for providing ‘Wimbledon’s first gay kiss’

Emma Raducanu knows a lot about being a history-maker, but her first-round opponent, . In 2018 Van Uytvanck and her partner at the time, compatriot Greet Minnen, made waves in the sport when they shared a kiss on Court No 2 at Wimbledon in a picture shared around the world. The following year, they became … Read more