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    NAA Update: The NAA is here to help you with issues ranging from responding to the APC’s new Capability Report to applications for new funding opportunities to Brexit

    New funding, Brexit, Low Carbon Vehicle Show, International Festival of Business, APC Capability Study, NAA Awards – there’s a lot going on, to find out more, and how the NAA can help you in many of these areas… Between three of us we have been attending many sessions on funding at this moment, primarily R&D. […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Marc Murray, Senior Automotive Consultant, Kensington Consulting

    Find out all about Marc Murray, the Senior Automotive Consultant at Kensington Consulting… Name Marc Murray Company Kensington Consulting Position Senior Automotive Consultant Apart from that Kensington Consulting has been a member of the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) for over 8 years now and currently hold its Gold Audited status. Association with NAA We […]

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    Member company profile: Globus

    Maximising worker safety, improving productivity and ensuring cost-efficiency are three important factors that underpin the approach of Globus when providing high performance hand protection and Personal Protective Equipment solutions to companies in the Automotive sector… From one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of safety gloves, Globus can provide you with a solution tailored to the […]

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    NAA Member News: The Queen meets BAC as part of Liverpool International Festival for Business

    The team at BAC has played host to a very special guest, with Her Majesty the Queen meeting the team and getting up close with the company’s single seater supercar, the Mono… Her Majesty was visiting Liverpool to meet the key companies and people involved with the International Festival for Business, which ran in the […]

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    NAA Member News: Land Rover Discovery Sport Pulls 100 Tonne Train

    Ripon-based road-to-rail 4×4 conversion specialists Aquarius Railroad Technologies fitted rail wheels to an otherwise standard Land Rover Discovery Sport which towed three train carriages weighing more than 100 tonnes along a railway track… The 10km journey through the Rhine region of northern Switzerland put the compact Discovery Sport’s pulling power to the ultimate test. Though […]

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    NAA Member News: Range Rover Evoque Hits Five Years Of UK Production

    The world’s most recognisable and luxurious compact SUV, the Range Rover Evoque, has reached a historic milestone as it celebrated its fifth year of production at Jaguar Land Rover’s advanced manufacturing facility at Halewood… With over half a million sold globally in more than 180 countries since 2011, the Range Rover Evoque – driven everywhere […]

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    Industry News: NAA member companies! – you need to be aware of the new APC report identifying 21 Low Carbon Propulsion Opportunities for the UK

    The new UK Capability Study ‘Low Carbon Automotive Propulsion Technologies: The UK’s capability to capitalise upon future technology-led research-to-manufacture supply chain opportunities’ is out now… The future of low carbon automotive propulsion technologies in the UK revealed by APC study Report identifies a number of opportunities for the UK to capitalise upon technology-led disruptions to […]

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    Funding News: Niche Vehicle Network announces new research and development funding competitions – deadline for application pack requests is midday Friday 29 July

    A total of £2,300,000 is to be made available for collaborative low carbon vehicle technology development and demonstration projects… The Niche Vehicle Network (NVN) is pleased to announce the opening of their latest funding competition for collaborative projects under its automotive research and development programme. The costs and risks associated with undertaking highly innovative R&D […]

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    Event review: LowCVP Conference 2016: Low Carbon Automotive – a much needed area of future certainty for the UK

    The LowCVP Conference 2016 looked at a range of issues including a new APC report on the UK’s low carbon automotive capabilities, as well as potential changes for the UK’s low carbon automotive industry after Brexit. At a time when the country was dominated by uncertainty following the EU Referendum, reassurance was provided by a […]

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    Event review: Winning Eco-marathon Vehicle Achieves 7,362mpg

    The winning vehicle at the 2016 Shell Eco Marathon held in London’s Olympic Park from 30 June to 3 July achieved 7,362mpg (2,606.4km/litre). As if that wasn’t enough of an achievement, this year’s event even included a race between the eco cars… The Shell Eco Marathon is a competition that challenges student teams from around […]

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