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    Season’s Greetings from the NAA!

    Some festive cheer as we near the end of 2022: Ford is to increase investment at Halewood to scale up its electric vehicle portfolio, by investing a further £150 million, raising the total to £380 million. This latest announcement brings the total investment in our region in the transition to vehicle electrification to over £3 […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Ian Gates, Product Release Europe Ltd

    Ian Gates MD of Product Release Europe is in the Driving Seat this month. Name Ian Gates Company  Product Release Europe Ltd Position MD Association with NAA  4 years approximately Why did you join the NAA?  Interested in growing business in automotive sector and networking Personal  Married, Everton Season Ticket Holder Favourite football team Everton ☹ […]

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    NAA Member News: Bigtank Productions films Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK

    Automotive video specialist Bigtank Productions has once again been working with Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK, this time highlighting the features and benefits of the diesel-engined Actros L and the all new eActros electric truck. Filmed in and around the Mercedes-Benz Truck Experience Centre at Wentworth Park, the videos showcase the latest pedestrian safety features in the […]

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    NAA Member News: Helical Technology’s new 2MW test bench

    In September 2021, the NAA reported on Helical Technology’s new 2MW test bench under construction at its Warton Technical Centre. Now just over a year later, the facility is operational and is carrying out development work on a CNG-powered genset engine. The Warton Technical Centre was originally built in the late 1990s as an R&D […]

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    NAA Member News: IoT Horizon Turns 5!

    As we celebrate five years in business, we wanted to take this opportunity to thank our innovative clients, supportive partners, and amazing team for being on this journey with us. IoT Horizon was established by Deyrick Allen, our Managing Director, who has over 25 years of experience in Technology and IT Security organisations such as Hewlett-Packard […]

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    NAA Member News: NanoSUN kicks off deliveries of Pioneer Mobile Refuelling Stations with the Henry Cavendish

    The first serial production unit of NanoSUN’s enhanced Pioneer Mobile Hydrogen Refuelling Stations has emerged from manufacturing partner Hydrasun’s Glasgow facility. This marks a major milestone in a collaboration that has extended over three years and has seen the Pioneer station evolve from prototype to game-changing production system. The first series of Pioneer Stations will […]

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    NAA Member News: Preston Technical – What is an Adhesive Tape Converter?

    That is a very good question! The fact of the matter is that not many people use a whole roll of adhesive tape in one go, and ideally want pieces of tape to stick materials together. However, that is where the problems can start, since that normally involves cutting the pieces off the roll of […]

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    NAA Member News: Team Eco – First UK deployment of pioneering net zero technology in Scotland

    World-leading decarbonisation technology will be deployed in the UK for the first time as part of a collaboration between climate tech company Levidian and solutions business Eco Group. This agreement marks multiple firsts. Eco Group’s deployment in the south of Scotland will be the first remote implementation of the pioneering LOOP technology in the UK. […]

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    Industry News: APC UK – Accelerate your Innovation to Market

    APC UK is delighted to announce that the next wave of its Technology Developer Accelerator Programme (TDAP) is now open for Expressions of Interest (EOI). TDAP is a unique, tailored package of support for clean-mobility start-ups and SMEs, providing: Up to £170,000 of grant support Independent expert consultancy, mentoring and support Focused product and business approach Industry networking […]

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