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    NAA Update: Northern Automotive Alliance launched at the Awards Dinner

    The NAA Awards Dinner 2015 was important to recognise the successes of companies operating in the automotive industry in the region, however this year it also marked the launch of the Northern Automotive Alliance… What a busy November! Our annual dinner last week was an amazing success, this was our second year at The Mere […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Mike Hawes

    Find out more about the keynote speaker at the NAA Awards Dinner 2015, Mike Hawes, Chief Executive, The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)… Name Michael Hawes Company The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Position Chief Executive Apart from that Director, SMMT Industry Forum Director, Motor Codes Board Member, Digital Radio UK […]

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    Northern Automotive Alliance Awards show the strength of the manufacturing base in the Northern Powerhouse

    The winners of the Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA) Awards 2015 provide a clear demonstration that the automotive industry in the Northern Powerhouse area is making a significant and growing contribution to the regional – and national – economy… The NAA Awards took place in Cheshire on 12th November 2015, featuring keynote speaker Mike Hawes, Chief […]

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    New Northern Automotive Alliance Membership Brochure

    The NAA has an all-new membership brochure highlighting 21 benefits of membership… Why should you become a member of the NAA? Take a look at our new membership brochure to find out more about these 21 compelling reasons below why you should join: 1   Providing the focused, industry-specific support that your organisation needs 2 […]

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    NAA Member Company News: Bentley, Emerald Automotive and Nissan all set to benefit from the Lightweighting Excellence Programme

    Sigmatex has announced that three UK-based automotive OEMs – Bentley Motors Limited, Emerald Automotive LLC and Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd – are working closely with the Lightweighting Excellence Programme (LX) in order to achieve vehicle weight reduction… The LX consortium is seeking to enhance capability within the UK automotive supply chain to manufacture composite […]

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    NAA Member Company News: Innovate 2015 backs Oaktec’s novel gas-powered engine with ‘cash’

    Lancashire R&D engineering company wins ‘peer-to-peer’ competition after 15 years’ development of low emissions, low-cost Pulse-R engine… A small gas-powered engine developed by Lancaster-based engineering R&D company Oaktec has been judged the innovation most likely to attract investor backing at Innovate 2015. Fellow entrepreneurs and delegates were given novelty banknotes and asked to choose which […]

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    Event Review: NAA at the Advanced Engineering Show 2015

    The NAA had a stand at the Advanced Engineering Show 2015 showcasing five NAA companies, as well as the NAA and its STRIVE and TWISTER projects… The NAA stand at AES 2015 on 4-5 November 2015 at the NEC showcased the following NAA companies: Brainboxes Culimeta-Saveguard Movetech UK Pendle Polymers Performance Springs STRIVE (Simulation Tools […]

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