History

Our history

Autolux is a family business that has never stopped innovating.

1934
Autolux company founded.

1951
Autolux is the first company to equip its taxis with diesel engines to offer better rates.

1955
Autolux launches the use of radiotelephones aboard taxis. The customer is served much faster.

1958
First fleet of vehicles available at the airport (Melsbroek).

1981
Autolux innovates with its round-trip formula between Zaventem Airport and Brussels. The customer benefits from a 20% discount.

1994
Development of an automatic pricing system with verification of kilometres travelled. The customer is sure to pay the right price and can now pay with credit card.

1997
Autolux equips its fleet with black boxes to provide customers with even more secure transport.

1999
Autolux invests in a fully computerised radio system that includes GPS aboard each vehicle. The customer's waiting time is reduced to a minimum.

2007
Radio communication is replaced by a GSM-GPRS network. Coverage is now national and even international thanks to roaming.

2015
Autolux creates its own smartphone application to further improve customer service.