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    NAA Update: UK vehicle production tops one million units in 2023, up 17% in best year since 2019

    UK vehicle production topped one million units in 2023 and £23.7 billion of private and public investment commitments were announced, demonstrating that the sector is well and truly on the road to recovery. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well. I want to begin this month’s newsletter with the […]

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    NAA Update: Launch of the Advanced Manufacturing Plan and the UK Battery Strategy; Rules of Origin extended

    The run-up to Christmas has seen lots of good news for the UK automotive sector, including the launch of the Advanced Manufacturing Plan, with its £4.5 billion for advanced manufacturing, over £2 billion of which goes to automotive; the launch of the UK Battery Strategy; and the European Commission proposal for the current rules of […]

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    NAA Update: UK car production grows, but urgent solution needed for Rules of Origin

    UK car production posted almost 40% growth in September, electrified cars have accounted for more than a third of all this year’s exports, but tougher Rules of Origin coming into force from January 2024 risk the prospect of punitive 10% tariffs on EVs traded across the Channel. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope […]

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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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    NAA Update: Electric vehicle production starts at Stellantis’ Ellesmere Port plant

    Ellesmere Port has become the UK’s first manufacturing plant dedicated solely to electric vehicles, as production of Stellantis’ all-electric small van gets underway. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well. In significant news for our region, Stellantis has started electric vehicle production at its Ellesmere Port manufacturing facility, […]

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    NAA Update: Automotive growth for a zero emission future

    The SMMT’s Manifesto 2030 “Automotive growth for a zero emission future” calls for the government to commit to five pledges which would help drive the industry forward to a massive £106 billion electric vehicle production prize. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well. Late last month the SMMT […]

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    NAA Update: JLR to choose the UK for multi-billion pound electric car battery plant 

    JLR is looking to choose the UK over Spain for a multi-billion pound electric car battery plant in Somerset, which will supply the Halewood car assembly plant. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well. I would like to begin again this month with some great news in terms […]

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    NAA Update: Powering Up Britain’s EV Supply Chain

    Last month the SMMT launched a key policy document concerning our sector – Race to Zero: Powering Up Britain’s EV Supply Chain – a new blueprint for the UK’s industrial EV transition. The challenge now is to scale up and at pace. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping […]

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    NAA Update: UK vehicle manufacturing expected to be worth £4 billion in 2023, with increasing electrification

    January saw a surge in electrified car output, up by half to take a near record share of production, with UK Automotive being the country’s largest exporter of goods. Welcome to this month’s newsletter and I hope that you are all keeping well. Having dealt with an array of challenges as an industry in 2022, […]

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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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