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    NAA Update: UK car manufacturing falls in 2022, but electrified vehicle production rises

    UK automotive production fell in 2022, but Bentley’s sales increased and commercial vehicle production rose; Stellantis’s Ellesmere Port plant is due to be the UK’s first all-electric vehicle production facility in 2023. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well. 2021 was challenging enough, but the latest UK automotive […]

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    In the Driving Seat: James Hall, Melling Performance Springs

    If you want advice about quad biking on sand dunes in Dubai, James Hall is the person to ask… Name James Hall Company Melling Performance Springs  Position Sales Manager Apart from that I used to help manage my previous football team’s youth squad. Having played for the team for 15 years, I couldn’t just walk […]

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    NAA Training Dates

    Training Dates for your Diary: IATF16949:2016 Internal Auditor: (2 Days) – 26th – 27th April IATF16949:2016 Lead Auditor: Date TBC  VDA 6.3:2023 Update : (½ Day) – 5th May Core Tools: Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA – 1 Day) – 23rd May  Statistical Process Control (SPC – 1 Day) – 15th June Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA – 1 […]

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    NAA Event Review: DHL Supply Chain Networking Event

    Last month’s networking event was hosted by NAA member DHL Supply Chain, at its Skelmersdale logistics facility. The introduction presentation took participants through DHL Group’s portfolio of companies, followed by an overview of the planned journey to become net zero by 2050. This also included a summary of environmental achievements to date and a demonstration […]

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    NAA Member News: BAC appoints Mike Flewitt as Chairman as it commences a year of accelerated scale-up and new model releases

    BAC has announced the appointment of Mike Flewitt as Chairman of the Board. Flewitt’s arrival strengthens the senior leadership team of BAC, as the company continues to experience exponential demand for its unique, ultra-driver-focussed, road-legal, single-seater Mono supercar. Flewitt brings four decades of world-class automotive innovation, manufacturing and strategic management expertise to BAC at a […]

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    NAA Member News: Bentley Delivers More Cars Than Ever in 2022

    In January, Bentley Motors announced total sales of 15,174 in 2022, an increase of 4 per cent over the previous record year (14,659) in 2021 and the first time Bentley has reached over 15,000 cars. • Bentley Motors delivers 15,174 extraordinary cars last year – the first time Bentley retails above 15,000 cars in a […]

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    NAA Member News: Melling Performance Springs looks to double in size with Two Zero support

    NAA Member, Melling Performance Springs, based in Lytham St Annes, is taking part in the Two Zero Scaleup Leaders Network, funded by Lancashire County Council. Originally founded in 1996 as Performance Springs, the company faced administration in early 2020 and was purchased by Melling Engine Parts, based in Michigan, USA. It has since grown to […]

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    NAA Member News: OakTec’s CAGE Technologies showcases its technology at Kenya Innovation Week in Nairobi

    CAGE Technologies Ltd (CTL), the company set up to commercialise the clean gas engine technologies developed by OakTec, was invited by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) to showcase its technology at Kenya Innovation Week in Nairobi in December. The main CAGE product featured at the three-day event was the novel biogas generator currently […]

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    NAA Member News: University of Liverpool Management School Help To Grow: Management programme

    The University of Liverpool Management School is offering an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your business through the 90% government-funded Help To Grow: Management programme. Help To Grow is designed to help local SME businesses to learn new skills, reach new customers and boost profits. Accredited by the Small Business Charter, the Management […]

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    NAA Member News: University of Liverpool Management School Event: Innovating and Entrepreneuring within British Craft Based Manufacturing Ventures

    This event is organised by Dr Anup Karath Nair from the Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE) Group at the University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) in partnership with the InterAct Network. InterAct is a £4.4 million, Made Smarter Innovation funded, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)-led network that aims to bring together economic and […]

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