NAA Update: Brexit, Industrial Strategy, NAA NW² study, NAA workshops, and Merry Christmas…

Welcome to our last newsletter of 2017. I suspect that you, like me, have seen the year fly past, with many ups and downs, but above all the uncertainty of Brexit never being far away – hopefully in 2018 we will begin to see more clarity - and therefore less uncertainty - in our businesses, so detailed planning can commence… Read more
In the Driving Seat: Martyn Cray, Operations Director, Plastic Omnium

NAA members who attended the recent NAA networking event at Plastic Omnium heard a presentation from Operations Director Martyn Cray; here’s your chance to find out more about Martyn… Read more

NAA Event Review: ‘Pull up to the Bumper’ - Plastic Omnium Automotive, 5 December 2017, Warrington

NAA members enjoyed a presentation and site tour of Plastic Omnium’s facility in Warrington, which produces items such as bumpers, tailgates and spoilers for Jaguar Land Rover vehicles… Read more

NAA Event: Driving the Digital Enterprise, 13 February 2018, Siemens, Congleton

Siemens, the leading global engineering and technology services company, has been active in the United Kingdom for over 170 years. The company provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UK’s major challenges… Read more

NAA Event: Discover the Mono, BAC, 20 March 2018, Liverpool

BAC (Briggs Automotive Company) Ltd is the British manufacturer of the Mono. With a diverse skill set and a proven track record of meeting key objectives within the automotive industry, the company is committed to offering a service and ownership experience which exceeds expectations… Read more

NAA Member News: Plus Point Achieves ISO 9001: 2015 Certification

Automotive technical services company Plus Point has achieved the internationally recognised ISO9001: 2015 certification; establishing it as one of the leaders in its field… Read more

NAA Member News: Opel/Vauxhall Go Profitable, Electric and Global with PACE!

Michael Lohscheller, CEO of Opel Automobile GmbH, has announced the strategic plan PACE! to restore financial fundamentals and enhance sustainable competitiveness and growth… Read more

NAA Member News: Potential for NAA Members to Help Local Formula Student Teams

Formula Student will be in its 20th season next year. Last year 80 universities from around the world took part, with Cardiff University winning the series based on the design, performance, endurance and cost of its race car. This is a highly regarded series within the automotive community, with patrons such as Ross Brawn and sponsorship from many leading companies… Read more

Industry News: NAA supports the Automotive Council UK International Competitiveness Survey

This is your chance to have an input into the 2017 UK International Competitiveness Survey which is going to a much wider community than the 2015 survey. Please demonstrate the involvement of the NW & Yorkshire in this activity by completing the survey today… Read more

Industry News: Government unveils Industrial Strategy to boost productivity and earning power of people across the UK

Business Secretary Greg Clark has launched the government’s ambitious Industrial Strategy, setting out a long-term vision for how Britain can build on its economic strengths, address its productivity performance, embrace technological change and boost the earning power of people across the UK… Read more

Industry News: SMMT President Calls for Faster, Concrete Progress in Agreeing a Transition Period for Brexit

The President of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Tony Walker, has urged government not to undermine the UK automotive industry’s hard won competitiveness due to slow progress on Brexit… Read more

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