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    NAA Update: North West companies scoop top national awards; if your company hasn’t won, then enter the NAA awards!

    What a North West success newsletter we have this month! We have two winners of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, as well as the winner of the UK-wide Shell Springboard competition. We’re also launching our own 2014 NAA Awards. To celebrate, we have included an In The Driving Seat and an article about each of […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Alistair Poole, Managing Director, NGF EUROPE Limited

    Alistair Poole says that he enjoys the Goodwood Festival of Speed so we hope that he’s attending this year’s Cholmondeley Pageant of Power – the ‘Goodwood of the North’ Name Alistair Poole Company NGF EUROPE Limited Position Managing Director Apart from that President of NGF CANADA Limited, Board Member of Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Matthew Rose, Director, TISS Ltd

    When not at work, Matthew can either be found playing in a band, standing in the mud at Glastonbury, or following Ipswich Town around the UK and further afield Name Matthew Rose Company TISS Ltd Position Director Apart from that Members of the SMMT, North West Lancs Chamber of Commerce & Federation of Small Businesses. […]

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    North West Queen’s Award winners (2): TISS: From Baked Bean Tin to Buckingham Palace!

    Blackpool based TISS Ltd is celebrating having won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, widely recognised as the UK’s most prestigious Business Award The company received the award for its exceptional growth in international trade which has resulted in exports rising from 13% to 45% of the company’s turnover in just three years. The Queen’s Award […]

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    NAA Member News: Oaktec crowned champion in search for UK’s most promising low carbon business idea

    Lancaster-based business Oaktec has been crowned national winner of the 2014 Shell Springboard programme. Paul Andrews has developed a new small gas engine for burning any conventional fuel or biofuel efficiently Oaktec was a regional finalist in last year’s Shell Springboard, and has since proved the technology in a working prototype. Paul Andrews plans to […]

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    NAA Awards 2014 now open for entries – a great way to increase the profile of your company!

    The Northwest Automotive Alliance Business Awards provide automotive companies with recognition for their achievements. Winners will be presented with their awards at the NAA 4th Annual Networking Dinner on Thursday 6th November at The Mere, Spa & Golf Resort, Cheshire All automotive businesses who are members of either the NAA or the NAA Business Excellence […]

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    Event Review: A winning edge: the difference is design – why North West automotive companies must invest in design

    All automotive-related companies in the North West can become more profitable by investing in design. This is one of the main messages from an event that took place at Bentley on 29 April 2014 The event was organised by the Design Council, in collaboration with the NAA and other partners. ‘Design’ as referred to by […]

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    LCV2014 to host Low Carbon Vehicle Dinner and Awards Ceremony with the LowCVP, 10 September 2014

    LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards to be presented on 10 Sept in Milton Keynes Event set to be the leading LCV industry social & networking occasion of the year Cenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies and the organiser of the UK’s largest technology showcasing and networking […]

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    Liverpool-built BAC Mono car revealed as April’s Merseyside Innovation Award winner

    The incredible BAC Mono supercar has been named the Merseyside Innovation Award winner for April. It is the latest in a long line of awards for Briggs Automotive Company since they first unveiled the machine in 2011. The BAC Mono is a single-seater, high performance, road legal supercar designed and built by brothers Neill and […]

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    Torotrak awarded Technology Strategy Board Funding for Excavator Project in collaboration with JCB

    Torotrak has announced the award of funding from the UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board, to work in a co-funded consortium including JCB, on an off-highway vehicle project. The award has been made under the Advanced Propulsion Centre initiative, which is designed to advance the development and manufacture of new, low carbon vehicle technologies […]

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