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    NAA Update: £11bn to develop and manufacture the next generation of EVs

    The industry shift to decarbonisation through electrification has so far seen almost £11bn committed across the UK by OEMs and the supply base to develop and manufacture the next generation of battery electric vehicles. Our region alone over the next decade is due to benefit from over 25% of that total. Welcome to this month’s […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Adrian May, Heitkamp & Thumann Group

    Adrian May, Heitkamp & Thumann Group, is showing his age by telling us that his first car was a Morris 1100, costing £140. Name Adrian May Company Heitkamp & Thumann Group Position Director of Strategic Partnerships Apart from that Director of Child Action Northwest, Chair of B&FC’s Industry Advisory Board, Regional Advisory Board member for MakeUK […]

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    NAA Event Review: AMRC North West

    April’s networking event was held at NAA Member AMRC North West’s new home, a gateway development on the Samlesbury Aerospace Enterprise Zone, which is part of the wider Lancashire Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Cluster. The flagship facility has been built using a £20m grant from the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Growth Deal and extends the […]

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    NAA Member News: Bentley seeks extraordinary engineers to accelerate path to full electrification

    Bentley Motors has announced a recruitment drive for 100 talented engineers as the luxury marque accelerates its forward-thinking Beyond100 strategy, the boldest plan of its kind in the sector. Working across multiple disciplines within engineering, a key responsibility will be to support delivery of the ambitious Five-in-Five plan, which commits Bentley to launching a new […]

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    Member News: The University of Salford Energy House Laboratories

    With the dramatic hikes in energy prices, we’re all striving to improve the energy efficiency of our homes and buildings, but should we also consider the energy efficiency of the electric vehicles plugged into our buildings? As the transition to Electric Vehicles accelerates more owners are taking advantage of home charging and the ability to […]

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    Member News: Warwick Acoustics Set To Disrupt Automotive Audio Market With Revolutionary Electrostatic Technology

    NAA Member Warwick Acoustics becomes the world’s first organisation to engineer automotive audio systems based on Electrostatic Loudspeaker technology. UK-based audio technology company, Warwick Acoustics Ltd, is primed to disrupt the $8 billion automotive in-car audio market with its revolutionary ‘ElectroAcoustic Panels’ based on its patented Electrostatic Loudspeaker technology.  With the company’s innovative solutions continuing […]

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    Industry News: SMMT Industry Forum appoints Richard Sadler as Managing Director

    The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Sadler as the new Managing Director of SMMT Industry Forum. Sadler takes over from Mike Baunton, who returns to the role of Chair of the SMMT Industry Forum Board after serving as Interim MD. With more than 15 years […]

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    Industry Event: Make UK Invitation – HR Inform: Wellbeing & Ways of Working Webinar

    You are invited to join Make UK’s HR Inform: Wellbeing & Ways of Working webinar at 10:30 – 12:00 on Wednesday 18 May for best practice sharing and practical guidance and insight in supporting staff with mental health and adapting to new ways of working. The need to retain skills and talent has never been […]

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    Industry Event: Cenex-LCV and Cenex-CAM Event Themes Announced for 2022

    The twin themes for this year’s combined Cenex-LCV and Cenex-CAM events are: • the Low Carbon Vehicle Transition to Net Zero • an Automated Connected Electric and Shared (ACES) Future of Mobility. The seminar programme for this year’s event will combine low carbon vehicle, connected automated mobility and energy for transport themes. It will highlight […]

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