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NAA Project News: SPLICE presentation at LCV2017

The NAA’s SPLICE (Specialist Polymer Lightweight springs: Innovative processing using Conventional Equipment) project presented at the recent Cenex LCV2017 event, and will be doing so again at the European Spring Conference in Sicily from 29th September – 1st October… About the project The SPLICE project set out to determine whether lightweight polymer springs could be […]

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NAA Member News: EA Technology launches the Electric Nation project

Motorists buying or leasing a new electric car, including pure EVs and plug-in hybrids, are invited to become part of the Electric Nation project. NAA member EA Technology is a lead partner in the Electric Nation project, which is looking for 500-700 electric vehicle drivers to be part of the world’s largest trial of its […]

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Celebrating Successful Women in Engineering

The ‘SIMULATION TOOLS FOR RAPID INNOVATION IN VEHICLE ENGINEERING’ (STRIVE) PROJECT, set out three years ago to facilitate a step change in UK automotive manufacturing and create a new digital supply chain to the industry.  A collaborative project involving the NAA, Virtual Engineering Centre, Optis, Valuechain and Bentley Motors is coming to its conclusion.   Find […]

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NAA Project News: SPLICE project to develop polymer springs to help accelerate vehicle lightweighting

Researchers at WMG, part of the University of Warwick, together with Force Technology and the Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA), have won research funding worth £244,090 from Innovate UK for a project that will develop polymer springs for vehicles in order to reduce vehicle weight, so improving fuel efficiency and lowering emissions… The project, led by […]

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NAA Project News: STRIVE Project is a Winner at the 2016 North West Business Insider ‘Made in the North West’ Awards

The STRIVE project, for which the Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA) is the project lead, has brought home the ‘Education in Business’ Award from the 2016 North West Business Insider ‘Made in the North West’ Awards… Announced at the Awards evening at the Bolton Whites Hotel on the 5th May, the Award recognised the benefits gained […]

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