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    NAA Update. Robert Llewellyn returns for 2019 NAA Awards! – positive industry news amongst frustrating Brexit delays

    It’s official – Robert Llewellyn will be returning again as the Master of Ceremonies at this year’s NAA Annual Awards Dinner!! Robert is perhaps best known as the presenter of Channel 4’s Scrapheap Challenge, but has also had an impressive range of media roles working as a comedian, writer and actor (Kryten in Red Dwarf!)… […]

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    In the Driving Seat: David Lowe, Managing Director, Autac Products

    David Lowe, Managing Director, Autac Products, is heading to Everest Base Camp later this year, so let’s hope he’s finding some time for training in between running a business and looking after four kids… Name Mr David Lowe Company Autac Products Ltd Position Managing Director/Business Owner Apart from that Manufacturing Alliance (Cheshire), Let’s Experience Electric […]

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    NAA New Member Profile: Huntsman Communications

    Huntsman Communications is a boutique business development consultancy primarily operating in the SME automotive sector. Huntsman’s value proposition is its unique shared risk fee structure that maps the innovation and revenue development cycle… Huntsman consultants typically work on disparate development projects where senior managers seek to protect ‘business as usual’ from disruption or distraction. We […]

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    NAA Event: NAA Awards Dinner, 7 November 2019 – Early Bird Offer!

    The NAA Awards Dinner is the leading Northern automotive networking event of the year, and ticket and table sales are open once again for 2019! Check out our Early Bird Offer below (ends 31st May)… Table of 10: £725 (£800 thereafter) Individual Tickets: £75 (£85 thereafter) For all booking inquiries please contact What’s more, […]

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    NAA News: Energy Market Update

    This month has already seen UK gas and power markets experience a level of volatility not seen in years, with prices across both commodities, near and far curve, experiencing close to 10% rises over the course of three days during the first week of April… Some of the contributors to the price shifts include: Arrival […]

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    NAA Project News: Erasmus Automotive 4:0 project meeting, Berlin

    The NAA is a partner in the Erasmus Automotive 4:0 project and the European partners recently met at Dekra in Berlin; this time around there was some significant progress, with tangible outputs from the two days of discussions… The Auto 4:0 project is developing open education resources (OERs) to support the upskilling of the automotive […]

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    NAA Member News: NAA networking event leads to start of business partnership between two NAA members

    An NAA networking event has led to a new business partnership between two NAA members, NGF Europe and MELO World… NGF Europe Limited, a company at the forefront of the design, manufacture and marketing of specialised glass cord products used in synchronous drive applications, had been considering updating its visual management throughout the factory: Carl […]

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    NAA Member News: BAC Celebrates Historic Milestone as Centenary Mono is Delivered to Strøjer Samlingen Museum, Denmark

    Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is celebrating a momentous achievement in its history, officially reaching the landmark of 100 BAC Monos delivered around the world… A special milestone demands a very special car, and the 100th Mono that rolled out of BAC’s Liverpool factory at the start of March is fittingly the first supercar to sport […]

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    NAA Member News: Women in Engineering at CAL

    Chloe Thomas and Kara McDougall, two LJMU Design Engineering Placement students at CAL, talk about their experience of being women in engineering and how they believe more women can be inspired to enter the industry… What do you think can be done to rectify the gender imbalance within the engineering industry? Kara McDougall (K): The […]

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    NAA Member News: GEFCO retains Decathlon contract for third consecutive year

    GEFCO, a global provider of industrial supply chain services and the European leader in automotive logistics, has extended its contract with leading sport equipment and sportswear company Decathlon until 2020… The renewed contract marks the third year of partnership between the two organisations, which began with a project, launched in 2017, for the transportation of […]

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