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    NAA Update: Latest support for COVID-19, OLEV winners, and forthcoming NAA events

    Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all still keeping safe and well… Firstly, I want to update you on last week’s announcement from the Chancellor regarding the Government’s Winter Economy Plan – additional government support to provide certainty to businesses and workers impacted by COVID-19 across the UK. Central to […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Justin Ott, Spark EV Technology

    As further proof that the world is changing, Justin Ott’s best motoring moment is driving an electric car… NameJustin Ott CompanySpark EV Technology PositionCEO Apart from thatSMMT, EEN, Creative Destruction Lab, APC TDAP Association with NAAJoined in July 2020 to help drive increased collaboration with other NAA members as we move to an electric future. […]

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    NAA Event Review: Webinar – Automotive Transformation – Developing the UK Electric Vehicle Supply Chain

    On 16th September the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK (APCUK) and the Department for International Trade (DIT) hosted a webinar on Automotive Transformation – Developing the UK Electric Vehicle Supply Chain… Lawrence Davies from the Automotive Sector Team at DIT gave an overview of the UK automotive supply chain landscape, together with its current direction of […]

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    NAA Event Review: Accelerating Talent Webinar

    On 23rd September, the NAA held a webinar in conjunction with IN4.0 Group to help companies learn about the most skilled, employment ready and diverse talent in the country – that just happens to be in the North West!… Attendees heard from a panel of outstanding female Junior Engineers, who discussed their experiences of completing […]

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    NAA Event Review: Webinar – Cyber Security Risks of Remote Working

    Our final webinar in September was hosted by IT Director as a Service. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a shift in working practices for all organisations… Many companies who were inexperienced in remote working had to plan, deploy, and support users in a very short space of time, just to keep their businesses running. Standard […]

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    NAA Member News: 3DGBIRE distributes Aquasys filaments

    3DGBIRE is delighted to be exclusively distributing Aquasys® filaments across the UK and Ireland as part of the ever-growing industrial-standard material portfolio… Aquasys® 120 is a temperature-resistant, water-soluble support material that is now available to purchase, providing UK-based 3D print technicians with a new and superior option for their support material selection. “We are delighted […]

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    NAA Member News: Britain’s brand new motorcycle company, Langen, launches the Two Stroke

    Thrilling new British company, Langen Motorcycles, launched its eagerly-awaited new model, the Two Stroke, at the prestigious Salon Priv in September… The event was held at Blenheim Palace and was the first time the ground-breaking, two-stroke, road legal motorcycle had been seen in public. The Langen Two Stroke stands out from the crowd. It defies convention […]

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    NAA Member News: Melo World diversifies to produce COVID-19 solutions

    Melo World makes signage and communication boards for companies such as DHL and Jaguar Land Rover, but more recently has been helping to support businesses by providing COVID-19 solutions… Over the past few months, Melo World – based in Widnes, Cheshire – has created a range of COVID-19 products to help reopen businesses and protect their […]

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    NAA Member News: Spark EV Technology joins Northern Automotive Alliance to expand opportunities for AI-based EV range prediction solutions

    Spark’s patented range prediction products use data from the vehicle, driver, route and atmospherics to confirm whether a driver can complete a journey given the battery’s current state of charge (SOC)… In real-world trials it delivers accuracy to within 1-2 km, outperforming all manufacturer systems it has been tested against. Through more accurate predictions Spark […]

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