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    NAA Update: Briggs Automotive Company wins the NAA Company of the Year Award 2023

    On Thursday 21 September we hosted the NAA Annual Business Awards and Networking Dinner, where we welcomed over 200 guests to the Mere Golf Resort and Spa at Knutsford for a fabulous evening of networking, dining and entertainment. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well. Let me start […]

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    In the Driving Seat: Dan Howard, Liverpool Lifesciences UTC School

    Dan Howard, Engineering and Employer Partnership Lead, Liverpool Lifesciences UTC School, seemingly has a challenge choosing between a number of leisure activities such as reading The Lord of the Rings or playing Pokémon Battle Academy… Name Dan Howard Company Liverpool Lifesciences UTC School Position Engineering and Employer Partnership Lead Apart from that I also run which […]

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    NAA Networking Event: UTAC, Leyland, 23 November 2023, 12:00 – 15:15

    Our November networking meeting will take place at UTAC, Leyland. Built in the 1980s, UTAC, Leyland, has seen significant investment in respect of vehicle electrification testing and has a fully equipped Electric Drive Unit (EDU) laboratory, extensive interior systems and seat test capability, and a large structural test laboratory capable of testing heavy-duty trucks and […]

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    NAA Networking Event: STFC Hartree, Daresbury, 7 December 2023, 12:00 – 15:15

    For our final networking event of the year, we will visit STFC Hartree Centre, Daresbury on 7 December. Agenda 12.00 – Arrival and Networking Lunch 13:00 – Welcome & Introductions 13.05 – STFC Hartree Centre Presentation 13.30 – Facility Tour 14:30 – Q&A 14.45 – Networking and Refreshments 15:15 – Final Wrap-up 15.30 – Departure […]

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    NAA Member News: Bentley Announces Two New Environmental Foundation Partners

    The Bentley Environmental Foundation, a £3 million drive to find next-generation solutions to environmental challenges, has announced two new partners. The Climate Group and The Rivers Trust join the three founding partners to support Bentley’s long-term commitment to strengthen global sustainability initiatives. The Foundation is an innovative approach to modern grant-making in the environmental space, […]

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    NAA Member News: HRH The Princess Royal visits JLR’s Halewood facility to mark 60th anniversary of vehicle manufacturing at the site

    HRH The Princess Royal visited JLR Halewood in September for a special diamond anniversary tour to mark 60 years of manufacturing since the first vehicle was produced at the Merseyside facility, in 1963. Her Royal Highness was given exclusive insight into electrification plans and works underway at the facility as it is reimagined as an […]

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    NAA Member News: Leyland Trucks benefits from Degree Apprenticeships

    Leyland Trucks Training Manager, Maria Rogers talks about the benefits that Degree Apprenticeships can bring to a business. Leyland Trucks values staff development and offers opportunities for training and educational development to all their staff through different schemes. Degree Apprenticeships are seen as part of a wider training offer within the business. Find out more here

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    Industry Event: Powertrain Systems for a Sustainable Future Conference 2023, 29-30 November, London

    The IMechE warmly welcomes Northern Automotive Alliance members and their colleagues to this upcoming technical event. Following the successes in 2021, the conference will provide a key forum for all vehicle, engine and powertrain development engineers and researchers to share their work and learn about the latest development and technological trends taking place. Join us […]

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