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    NAA Update: LowCVP/NAA Conference, Automotive Industrial Priorities for 2018, ‘Planning for Brexit’ event review

    We start with exciting news; I’m pleased to announce that you are all invited to the first ever NAA Conference. Actually, to be more precise, it’s a Northern Conference organised by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), and the NAA is a partner – along with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Transport for Greater […]

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    NAA Company Profile: The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing (AMRC)

    The AMRC is a global network of research and innovation centres that work with some of the most demanding and prestigious manufacturing companies around the world… From McLaren, Aston Martin, JLR and Bentley in the automotive sector, to Rolls-Royce, Boeing, and Airbus in aerospace, the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centres are the go to places for […]

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    NAA Event Review: Planning for Brexit

    The NAA ran an event in January at GEFCO in Speke which looked at the potential impacts of Brexit on the automotive industry; here’s a summary of what you need to know about planning for Brexit, and an overview about the event host, GEFCO… Prior to the Brexit presentation, Craig Allen, Regional General Manager, GEFCO […]

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    NAA Member News: BAC Mono Smashes Production Car Lap Record at Zolder Circuit, Belgium

    Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) has once again made history, as its Mono supercar has become the fastest-ever production car to lap the famous Zolder Circuit in Belgium… The single-seater set a lap time of 1 minute 38.12 seconds in the hands of Belgian TV station FLEET with driver Jeffrey van Hooydonk in the cockpit, in […]

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    Industry News: McLaren Automotive Inaugurates New Carbon Composites Technology Centre in Yorkshire

    A key milestone has been marked at the Yorkshire manufacturing centre that from 2019 will start producing carbon fibre tubs for McLaren Automotive, the British creator of luxury sports cars and supercars, at the same time that McLaren Manchester opens state-of-the-art facility in Wilmslow, Cheshire… As darkness descended at the £50 million McLaren Composites Technology […]

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    Industry News: Ford to supply extended technical and financial support to M-Sport Ford World Rally Team

    Ford Motor Company has announced a new agreement to supply extended technical and financial support to long-term motorsport partner M-Sport – winner of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ titles in 2017 with the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC… NAA member Force Technology is the supplier of engine valve springs to M-Sport, providing […]

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    Industry News: Get involved with Formula Student 2018

    Now in its 20th year and with the start of the new Autonomous competition, now is the perfect time to get involved with Formula Student… Highlight your brand, job opportunities and offers with the Formula Student community during the run up to the competition from January onwards with emails, newsletters and social media channels to […]

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    Industry News: Exclusive 2018 Offer for Automotive Tier-1 Suppliers – Free places on New Product Launch Excellence (NPLX)

    One of the key success factors for the UK Automotive supply chain is to ensure that New Product Introduction (NPI) capabilities, particularly sub Tier-1, are effectively supporting successful new product launches by improving the performance of quality, cost and delivery… Initiated by the UK Automotive Council and endorsed by OEMs, the New Product Launch Excellence […]

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    Industry Event Review: Automotive Advanced Materials: 2D or not 2D?

    ‘Automotive Advanced Materials: 2D or not 2D’ kicked off the APC’s series of events entitled ‘The Future of Technologies Series 2018’ and took place in the iconic Whitworth Hall at the University of Manchester on the 30th January… The NAA supported the event with a stand in an exhibition area, and around 200 attendees at […]

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    The NAA & GDPR

    Most of you will be aware that the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018. Our aim here is to explain what information we have stored about you and how we manage that data… Our information about you comes from one of three sources: A business card that you have […]

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