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    Lister Motor Company

    Start date: 12/05/2022
    Cost: Free


    Join us on Thursday 12th May (12:00 – 15:00) for a networking event at Lister Motor Company HQ.

    In addition to a tour of The Lister Heritage Collection, hear from Lawrence Whittaker, CEO of Lister, about buying one of Britain’s oldest and at one time most revered racing car manufacturers, back in 2013, as well as producing Britain’s fastest SUV. Tiff Needell – Lister Racing Driver, said: “The Stealth is the fastest SUV Britain has ever produced! I’m not normally known as an SUV man, but I think I’m about to become converted!”

    Amanda Melton CBE, on the Times Education Commission and Principal & Chief Executive of the Nelson & Colne College Group including Accrington & Rossendale College’s investment of almost a quarter of a million pounds in new equipment to train motor vehicle technicians and engineers in the latest electric vehicle (EV) technologies, will be joining an expert panel of Paul Jones of Northern Automotive Alliance, Lister and Accrington & Rossendale College.

    Plus the opportunity to network with other advanced engineering and manufacturing businesses from across the region.



    12:00 – Networking Lunch

    12:45 – The History of Lister, Lawrence Whittaker, CEO

    13:15 – Q&A

    13:25 – Break

    13:35 –  Interactive discussion on the future of electrification and its opportunities in the region (Panel – NAA; Lister Motor Company; Accrington & Rossendale College)

    14:35 – Networking

    15:00 – Close


    Places are limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis

    To register, contact Zoe (



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