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    NAA Update: VM Strategic Collaboration! Can you implement in your business?

    New NAA Training Hub, Are you ready for Electrification?, Automechanika, SMMT Open Forum, Robert Llewellyn’s Fully Charged Live, and the NAA’s first International Forum… The NAA launched its new Training Hub this month, with a new portfolio of training courses, which sit alongside the long standing technical training offerings. The courses added were a direct […]

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    NAA Update Number Two!: Latest news from Carol Holden

    Carol Holden provides an update on some of the work that she has been doing since September last year in her three days a week role… My core activity is being the NAA lead for the FAST Step 3 Innovate UK funded collaborative project. In addition, I provide support for members on their technical bids, […]

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    NAA Awards: How to win an Award

    Following the launch of the NAA Awards last month, the aim this month is to give you some tips for completion and examples from prior years… As with all competition applications, there are some simple hints for you, they are really only common sense, but sometimes it helps to see them written down. Keep close […]

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    NAA Event Review: NAA Training Hub Launch, 6 June 2019, GEFCO, Speke

    We were delighted to welcome NAA members and partners (pictured) to our Training Hub Launch, which took place on 6th June at GEFCO in Liverpool… The Training Hub is an extension to our already very successful training offer and it brings new and exciting training opportunities to complement the work we do with companies.  The […]

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    NAA News: IN4.0 Group Partnership

    This month marked the start of a new partnership between the Northern Automotive Alliance and IN4.0 Group that will address the shortfall in digitalisation expertise in the North of England, and support automotive companies in this region to commence their Industry 4.0 journey… IN4.0 Group is a digital transformation training services provider that empowers businesses […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Revannth N Murugesan, Managing Director, Carbon Performance Limited

    Motorbike racing, chocolate and wine feature in this month’s ‘In the Driving Seat’, but presumably not all at the same time… Name Revannth N Murugesan Company Carbon Performance Limited Position Managing Director Apart from that MoU with HM Government (Northern Powerhouse) to promote Innovation and Enterprise in the North, part of the Future of British […]

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    NAA New Member Profile: Mergon

    Mergon is a private company established in 1981 at its current site in Ireland as a manufacturer of technical plastic mouldings… After a period of strong local growth Mergon expanded internationally in 1998 by opening a site in South Carolina, USA. This was then followed in 2004 by opening a site in Brno, Czech Republic. […]

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    NAA Event Review: Are you Ready for Electrification?

    The world is moving away from petrol and diesel powertrains to electric vehicles. Is your business prepared? The ‘Are you Ready for Electrification’ event at Daresbury on 22 May 2019 featured a range of organisations that can help your company become part of the emerging EV Supply Chain… Dr Mark Swift from the Warwick Manufacturing […]

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    NAA Member News: Automotive Comms formalises partnership with Robert Llewellyn’s Fully Charged

    Automotive Comms, through the company’s Green Car Guide website, has launched a partnership with Robert Llewellyn at his Fully Charged Live event, starting with the supply of Green Car Guide’s written EV reviews to appear alongside Robert Llewellyn’s and Jonny Smith’s video EV reviews on the new Fully Charged website… After 13 years of providing […]

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    NAA Member News: Bentley Motors Named UK’s Top Automotive Employer for School Leavers

    Bentley Motors has been recognised as the number one automotive employer for school leavers in the UK for the second year running… The awards – presented by careers guidance company AllAboutSchoolLeavers and voted for solely by Apprentices – highlighted Bentley’s focus on future talent, learning and development and its innovative approach to Apprenticeship programmes, balancing […]

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